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Affinity - Waters

I don’t even know where to begin describing how I feel about this book.  Two of the topics that tend to make me cringe when I read are spiritualism and sexuality, and this book focuses on both. 263 more words


Book Review: A Better Quality of Murder

To start off, I’m going tell the silly story of how “the book found me.” Feel free to skip ahead and go straight to the book review. 552 more words


Better Dig Deep: These Shallow Graves

It’s currently 9:09am on a Thursday morning and I don’t think I slept more than thirty minutes last night. Huh. I guess that’s what a good book does to you. 1,011 more words

Book Review: “A Brief History of Life in Victorian Britain” by Michael Paterson

After reading countless books about the murder and mayhem of the Wars of the Roses, I was ready for something completely different. This book happened to catch my eye on my bookshelf. 358 more words

Book Reviews

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

I guess I’m a bit of a cliché. I do like Tennyson a lot. One of my favorite poems by him (and ever) is “ 442 more words


"Last Lines"- A Poem by Emily Brontë

Context: Emily Brontë (1818-1848) was a writer and poet and known for her novel Wuthering Heights which has been regarded as one of the finest novels in British literature. 601 more words


latchkey kid

latchkey kid

(1980’s | therapese?)

Also latchkey child, though that wording seems almost archaic now. Some sources date the expression to the 19th century, but it’s probably later. 639 more words