Dancing the Night Away

Twelve beautiful sisters. Every morning, twelve pairs of dancing slippers with the soles worn through. And nobody knows why. Sound familiar? Genevieve Valentine’s novel, The Girls […]

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Steampunk + Mystery

A steampunk mystery novel! Two genres in one! It’s just like having a double-scoop ice cream cone. The flavor for steampunk would be black raspberry, […]

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What on Earth is a Teaglass?

What’s a lexicographer? Well, the American Heritage Dictionary says it’s “one who writes, compiles, or edits a dictionary.” So I’m going to the dictionary to […]

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The Mystery of the Blue Train

There’s always a certain aura of glamour about Golden Age detective novels. Agatha Christie’s The Mystery of the Blue Train features the elements of her greatest plots: […]

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Tunefully Traveling

Welcome to a well-tempered novel featuring J.S. Bach’s masterpiece, The Well-Tempered Clavier. In his 2002 novel The Piano Tuner, Daniel Mason uses highly descriptive language related to the […]

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Choose Your Own… ?

Neil Patrick Harris. Go ahead and laugh; yeah, he’s a funny guy. And if that reference means anything to you, then you, like me, will be […]

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