Category: Monthly Review

Thoughts: Trifles (1916) by Susan Glaspell

Susan Glaspell’s Trifles (1916) is a one-act play that would ultimately inspire another of her works, a short story called “A Jury of Her Peers.” The story is loosely based on an actual event, the murder of John Hossack, which Glaspell reported on while working as a… Continue Reading “Thoughts: Trifles (1916) by Susan Glaspell”

Special Interview with Author E.J. Runyon!

Hello, Readers! Today I have a special treat for everyone. In 2013, I received for review a book called Claiming One. It is a short story collection by then newly-published author, E.J. Runyon. I enjoyed that collection so much, in fact it was one… Continue Reading “Special Interview with Author E.J. Runyon!”

2014 End of the Year Book Survey

Welcome to my Big Book Survey for 2014! Number Of Books You Read: 82 (goal of 60) Number of Re-Reads: 2 (The Giver & The Canterbury Tales) Genre You Read Most: LGBT/Criticism/History Best Book You Read In 2014? Better Angel by Forman Brown; Mrs.… Continue Reading “2014 End of the Year Book Survey”

Interview with Merlin Author T.A. Barron!

As a big fan of T.A. Barron’s Merlin Saga series, I’m excited to announce the paperback release of Atlantis Rising, the first book in an exciting fantasy new series!  I’m even more exciting to bring you all this interview with the author.  Enjoy! From the publisher:… Continue Reading “Interview with Merlin Author T.A. Barron!”

Some Updates And Stuff

Books Read Since May 25: Imre: A Memorandum by Edward Prime-Stevenson (4 of 5) If you’re interested in the history of LGBT literature, this is a must. It was published in 1906 and it’s perhaps the first example of gay literature with a happy… Continue Reading “Some Updates And Stuff”


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