70’s Stephen King…the beginning

Because reading 100 books set in France wasn’t enough to keep me busy (ha ha), I’m also reading Stephen King’s works in chronological order. I actually started this last fall, so it pre-dates the French project. I’m a huge Stephen King fan since my first read – The Dead Zone – when I was 13. …

My French Year…January

As I mentioned in my post about my 2021 goals, I’ve decided to spend the year learning French in Duolingo, and reading books set in France. After a month of daily Duolingo lessons, I can confidently say, “Le chat mange un croissant.” And more importantly, I have also learned “Ou son les toilettes?” So, I …

The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan

Continuing the October theme of supernatural books, I’ve just finished The Keeper of Lost Things, which also has a ghost. A ghost who is much less corporeal than Annie Van Sinderen, but a ghost nonetheless. Anthony Peardew is the original keeper of lost things, collecting abandoned objects in hopes of someday returning them to their …

The Appearance of Annie Van Sinderen by Katherine Howe

October is my favorite month, and not just because it contains my birthday. It’s also the time of year for all things supernatural. I love Halloween and I’m not ashamed to admit that it’s only October 6 and I’ve already watched Hocus Pocus. So, it seemed fitting to start this month with a ghost story. …

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