StoryGraph Saturday: Last Night at the Telegraph Club

StoryGraph Saturday is a weekly thing where I randomly choose a book from my To Read pile on StoryGraph and show it off to both remind myself that it’s there and to show it to you in case you might find it interesting, too. Last Night at the Telegraph ClubMalinda LoHistorical Fiction409 From The StoryGraph: … Continue reading StoryGraph Saturday: Last Night at the Telegraph Club

Book Review: Observations by Gaslight

Observations by Gaslight: Stories from the World of Sherlock HolmesLyndsay FayeMystery/Historical Fiction295 pagesExpected publication: December 7, 2021, by Penzler Publishers The first Sherlock Holmes pastiche stories were published before Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote his last story about the famed detective, and the trend isn't likely to end any time soon. Observations by Gaslight is … Continue reading Book Review: Observations by Gaslight

Best Books of 2020: Historical Fiction

After Science Fiction and Fantasy, historical fiction is my favorite genre. That said, I'm picky about what I read. I want historical fiction to transport me to another time and place, not give me modern-seeming characters dressed in period clothes. So while I went through a host of so-so historical fiction novels, there were a … Continue reading Best Books of 2020: Historical Fiction

Classic Remarks: What Contemporary Book Do You Think Will Become a Classic?

Classic Remarks is a meme hosted by Krysta and Brianna at Pages Unbound. Each week, they pose a question about classic works of literature in order for readers to engage in a continuing conversation about elements of classic literature, the literary ‘canon’, and the timelessness of story. If you’re interested in participating, you can find … Continue reading Classic Remarks: What Contemporary Book Do You Think Will Become a Classic?