Fredric Brown: The Dead Ringer
Brown’s second Ed & Am Hunter novel and the book that, thanks to Tigus’s generous gift of last year, has been pencilled in for precisely this square ever since. I truly enjoyed my return to the Chicago and Midwest of the Classic Noir era — Brown’s writing and plot construction easily stands up to that […]Read More
Halloween Bingo 2019 PreParty — Question for 08/07 (Day 7): Favorite Halloween Bingo Authors?
Going by the list of my favorite reads from years past, my favorite Halloween authors so far have been (in alphabetical order and not entirely surprisingly): Raymond Chandler Agatha Christie Arthur Conan Doyle James D. Doss Daphne Du Maurier E.T.A. Hoffmann Shirley Jackson Ngaio Marsh Peter May Sharyn McCrumb Edgar Allan Poe Terry Pratchett […]Read More
Halloween Bingo 2019 PreParty — Question for 08/04 (Day 4): Favorites from Halloween Bingos Past?
Oh man. So many! Biggest new discoveries: * Fredric Brown: The Fabulous Clipjoint — huge thank you to Tigus, who gifted his Ed & Am Hunter omnibus to me. Where had Brown been all my life until then? * James D. Doss: Charlie Moon series (via books 6 & 7, Grandmother Spider and White Shell […]Read More
Six Characters Who Made a Career Change
24 Festive Tasks: Door 7 – Mawlid, Task 4: Muhammad was a merchant before becoming a religious leader. List 5 books on your shelves in which a key character makes / undergoes a radical career change. 1. Brother Cadfael: A career change can hardly get any more radical than going from crusading soldier to […]Read More
Fredric Brown: The Fabulous Clipjoint
Reading Progress Updates 40 of 176 Pages @Tigus: I’ve finally started Ed & Am No. 1 … and am loving every page. Thank you so much, once more! Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/1792910/reading-progress-update-i-ve-read-40-out-of-176-pages 176 of 176 Pages What a great read. Thank you so much, Tigus! Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/1794164/reading-progress-update-i-ve-read-176-out-of-176-pagesRead More
They’re here and looking phantastic — thank you so much, Tigus!! Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/1766126/postRead More