A Christmas Memory

Title: A Christmas Memory Writer: Truman Capote Publishing House: Penguin Classics Date of Publication: October 29th 2020 (first published 1956) Rating: 5 stars ‘’It’s fruitcake weather.’’ ‘’Now a nude December fig branch grates against the window. The kitchen is empty, the cakes are gone; yesterday we courted the last of them to the post office, where…

Ghost Stories of Louisiana

Title: Ghost Stories of Louisiana Writer: Dan Asfar Publishing House: Lone Pine Publishing Date of Publication: September 1st 2007 Rating: 5 stars ”And yet there are other nights – nights when the wind carries something unsettling through the Vieux Carre’s cramped streets. Nights when the black water of the Mississippi whispers something of the past as it crawls bu the…

The Last Suppers

Title: The Last Suppers Writer: Mandy Mikulencak Publishing House: Kensington Books Date of Publication: December 26th 2017 Rating: 3 stars I think that most of us are attracted to controversial themes. After all, what is reading if not an opportunity to take a deeper look into issues that have shaped the world we live in? The issue of death penalty…