Book Review: The Vine That Ate the Starlet

The Vine That Ate the Starlet by Madeleine Swann Rating: 8/10 “Dolly examined her ankles for stray seeds and man-eating plants.” – Opening line New York City in the 1920s—one of the most exciting times and places to be. Alcohol flows freely at the many speakeasies, the unrestrained bacchanalia snubbing its nose at Prohibition. Nightlife … Continue reading Book Review: The Vine That Ate the Starlet

Book Review: The Bumper Book of British Bizarro

Whimsy. It’s attached to the British like stink on Stilton. Or at least, that’s what I thought going into The Bumper Book of British Bizarro. While the classic (or some might say, stereotypical) British whimsy was certainly present in some stories, it was not as prevalent as I expected. Instead, here are 32 short stories … Continue reading Book Review: The Bumper Book of British Bizarro