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Book Review: Looking for Lucy by Julie Houston (@JulieHouston2)

Blurb.

Clementine needs to find Lucy before it’s all too late. She also knows bringing up a child on your own down on Emerald Street where the street walkers ply their trade isn’t easy, even when your daughter’s as adorable as four-year-old Allegra. 697 more words

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Just finished: Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley

Here’s the blurb:

Devil in a Blue Dress honors the tradition of the classic American detective novel by bestowing on it a vivid social canvas and the freshest new voice in crime writing in years, mixing the hard-boiled poetry of Raymond Chandler with the racial realism of Richard Wright to explosive effect. 233 more words

Books

Engrenages TV show...

Well, it’s not really a Throwback Thursday post–however, it seems we are now in a time where anything over five years old is considered, well, old. 127 more words

Abandoned

Look carefully. Take your time. She’s up there. Locked away.

But don’t stare too long. There are no mice or squirrels left.

Somehow she feeds. Somehow…

Don’t stare too long.

Flash Fiction

Hunger

Hush, now.
I’m trying to listen.

To the rhythm of my thoughts;
The sound they make as they shatter a placebic reality.

I want to swing hard and strike true brilliance, 87 more words

Writing

Marie's Reading: "The Heavenly Table" by Donald Ray Pollock

The Heavenly Table is set in 1917 in and around a small town in Ohio.  One storyline concerns the Jewett brothers, the other a farmer named Ellsworth Fiddler.  267 more words

Book Reviews

Silent Heaven: To Nightmares Awaken - Chapter One: Beginnings

Dust danced a spiral under Edward’s soft footsteps. He swiftly turned into a decrepit living room illuminated only by the faint light filtering through the boarded windows. 1,782 more words