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Sunday Afternoons and Other Times Remembered

Murder or Mundane? Author: Ben Ewell Easter Sunday 1992 – Dale Ewell, his wife, and his daughter Tiffany are all shot to death in their quite suburban home. Later, Ben Ewell, Dale’s brother, received a horrible call that he will never forget, turning the remaining family upside down. After that there was suspicion, accusation, and finally a trial. Some members of the family would never speak again. This is how Ben Ewell’s memoir, Sunday Afternoons and Other Times Remembered, begins. It appears Ewell’s focus will be on loss, what comes afterwards, and how a killer is found and brought to justice. [...]

2022-11-30T08:18:53-07:00November 29th, 2022|Tags: , , , , , |

Book of Night

For Shadows and Cons and Love Author: Holly Black In Charlie Hall’s world magic is real, but so is the oppression of power and wealth. People can pay to have their shadows altered, to give these dark mirror images wings or horns, to bring them into their own form of quickened life and power. This gives the shadow wearer abilities and prestige. But for the lowly, the everyman and everywoman, this means that your shadow can be stolen at any time, cut away while you sleep, torn away as you are held down screaming. Without a shadow they say that [...]

2022-09-14T09:53:17-07:00September 12th, 2022|Tags: , , |

Ice Out

Of Death and Life and Revenge Author: Susan Speranza Francesca is drowning, and all she can think of is what once was: the clarity of her music, her playful daughter, her loyal dog, and the perfect love she shared with her husband, Ben. Only, Ben has left her here to drown. He has left their daughter too. He saved himself, and he didn’t even look back. As the waters close over Francesca, she thinks of love and revenge, she flashes over her life and wonders how she got here, how everything went to pieces; she strains to call out to her [...]

2022-09-14T09:48:33-07:00September 5th, 2022|Tags: |