Penguin Books 1979 cover of Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula (

Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula

        What a fun read! I’m not a big time fan of Sherlock Holmes but my love for Dracula goes back to my early childhood in the 70s when I watched Creature Features on TV before discovering, via a Scholastic catalog, that “someone made a book […]

Reader Tools: Bloglovin’

I’m slowly transitioning some of my blog’s bells and whistles from Blogger to WordPress. Today it’s Bloglovin’s turn. Follow my blog with Bloglovin If you haven’t heard of Bloglovin, it’s a free blog reader. You create a free account and then follow the blogs that you’re interested in […]

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Pride Month Reading

Today is the last day of Pride Month. Did you read a book or poems or anything by an LGBTQ writer? I had planned to read James Baldwin’s Giovanni’s Room (1956), but June ended up being a wonderfully crazy-busy month for me. I will read it later this […]