Book Reviews

Book Review: Sherlock, Lupin and Me: The Dark Lady

I’m a fan of Sherlock Holmes. Through the years I’ve come across many versions and spin-offs of the original books by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and I’ve enjoyed them all.  Here is yet another: Sherlock, Lupin, and Me: The Dark Lady, written by Irene Adler. Actually, the authors are Pierdomenico Baccalario and Alessandro Gatti. The… Continue reading Book Review: Sherlock, Lupin and Me: The Dark Lady

Book Reviews

Celia and the Wolf

Book Review:  Celia and the Wolf, by Donna Maloy. Celia’s father has warned her repeatedly that her true nature as a shapeshifter is to be kept hidden. But normal life in 1806 England is so boring. A fourteen-year old young lady is supposed to sit still, be pretty, embroider, and act refined. Celia dreams of… Continue reading Celia and the Wolf

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Chocolate, anyone?

I used to be indifferent to chocolate. My favorite snack was BBQ potato chips. I couldn’t understand my daughter, who could smell chocolate from two floors away, sealed in a plastic baggie and hidden inside a closed container in the pantry. (Needless to say, every time I went to make chocolate chip cookies, there would… Continue reading Chocolate, anyone?