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True Detective

Generally speaking the TV detective drama is not one that appeals to me greatly. From the standard fare of British made TV shows, to the more recent spate of Scandinavian series and more intense and modern British variants, aside from the comic book inflected… 583 more words


'The Little Friend' by Donna Tartt (2002)

Donna Tartt is known for writing extremely long books over extremely long periods of time. Every decade since 1992 she’s produced a single volume, nearly as wide as it is high, to huge critical anticipation and acclaim. 536 more words


Fiendish by Brenna Yovanoff, Razorbill, 2014. ISBN: 9781595146380. Reviewed by, John R. Clark, MLIS.

Want creepy? Want Southern Gothic with a paranormal twist? Read this book and get both. 286 more words

Grade 10-12

From the Journal of Jean-Baptiste Levesque, 2003

At the hospital, there was no change in Luanne’s condition. The doctors were starting to talk to Oscar about the possibility of brain damage, and long-term plans for care. 2,444 more words


Analysis of Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily"

William Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily” deals with a fictional town leaving its old south traditions and embodying post-civil war ideals. The main character Emily Grierson displays an obvious reluctance to change but is still highly respected by the town’s men. 1,201 more words


Review: "Compulsion" ARC by Martina Boone

A couple of weeks ago, I was incredibly lucky enough to win an ARC copy of Martina Boone’s debut novel Compulsion, which is set to be released next month. 763 more words

Book Review

Moving On

Watching the big old car burn, Leroy experienced an understandable frisson of déjà vu. He hoped that bitch Olivia Hereford got the message loud and clear; moreover, he hoped she knew well enough to leave him alone. 1,671 more words