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Short Stories and Novellas

FREE Classic Christmas Novellas to Read in an Afternoon

If you’ve managed to find yourself with some free time, sit down to read one of these wonderful Christmas classics. They are all in the public domain, so they won’t cost you a cent! I’ve categorized these as 3 Hour Reads, but most of them won’t take that long. Note: I put up the links …

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Do you have to be “Like One of the Family” to Take Good Care of the Kids?

Why I read Like One of the Family   My reading of this book directly stemmed from the research I did for the post on the prequel to Gone with the Wind, Ruth’s Journey.  I’d never heard of this book before, nor I had I heard of Alice Childress, which surprised me because I took …

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Can you take a dare? Ask Curtis Sittenfeld: “You Think It, I’ll Say It”

Why I read You Think it, I’ll say it  Buy on Amazon Sittenfeld has recently published a new novel, Rodham, a novelization of Hilary Rodham Clinton’s early life.  I probably wouldn’t be interested in reading Rodham at all, but the cool thing is that in the novelization, Ms. Rodham says, “No, thank you” to Mr. …

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See Washington DC with “The Training School for Negro Girls”

Why I read the Training School for Negro Girls  I ran across this book online, and honestly the cover is what got my attention.  That and the title…intentionally retro, I’m sure, and definitely provocative.  That is really what got me…that and the fact that one of my libraries had it available online, which as I …

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See Washington DC with “The Training School for Negro Girls”

Why I read the Training School for Negro Girls  I ran across this book online, and honestly the cover is what got my attention.  That and the title…intentionally retro, I’m sure, and definitely provocative.  That is really what got me…that and the fact that one of my libraries had it available online, which as I …

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