Once Upon a Decade: Tales of the Fifties by Clark Zlotchew

October 16th, 2011 kimbacaffeinate Uncategorized 0 Comments

16th Oct

The narratives in this collection paint a picture of the 1950s. Many of the elements of this culture will repel: racism, sexism and homophobia, for example. Yet this was an era in which neither the threat of terrorism nor the scourge of AIDS existed for the average American. These stories deal with love and death, triumphs and defeats, adolescent angst and the tension between ethnicity and assimilation. Some present adventure on the high seas as …

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The Next Thing I Knew (Heavenly) by John Corwin

October 15th, 2011 kimbacaffeinate Uncategorized 0 Comments

15th Oct

When Lucy Morgan drops dead along with everyone else on Earth she refuses to take death lying down even if, technically, her corpse is.She drags her ghostly social life back from the grave and enlists her friends to figure out the rules of the afterlife. More importantly, they want to discover who or what killed everyone and why the heck anyone would do such a mean thing.But what they discover changes everything. And if they …

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