posts by Jayne S:
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Including stories first published in Cosmopolitan and the Saturday Evening Post, this bestselling collection follows the romantic escapades of Max Shulman’s famed collegiate Don Juan. Like most undergraduates, Dobie Gillis is a bit scattered—sometimes he’s as quick as a whip, other times dull as a doorstop, and his major keeps ... more >
When Richard Slater receives a letter of complaint from one of his constituents, a Margaret Hayton, he merely responds with his standard letter of empty promises. Clearly, this woman is insane and must be avoided at all costs. But she will not be dismissed so easily, and when Richard finally ... more >
The present day: Beth Leighton arrives in the ancient Roman town of Arles with her brother, Joe, to investigate the story of a Christian child martyr, St Theodore. Legend tells that a young boy was killed by a Roman officer on a moonlit night at the pagan temple of Mithras, ... more >
She upholds the law. He breaks it. Two blue hearts, both alike in bravery In not-so-fair London, where we lay our scene From gun crime to petty theft Where family is blood and survival makes hands unclean In this place, we find two hearts who should be foes And yet, ... more >
I tried to be more organized this year about my reading so I have a lot of 2015 books I managed to finish and a windfall that made my best of list. Here’s the cream of the crop in no particular order. Why yes, yes it is more than ten ... more >