Barbara Hale: A Doctor’s Daughter

Lillian Garis 1926 Barbara “Babs” Hale, age 15, makes new friends while standing up for her beliefs and supporting those whom others belittle in this vintage novella that’s part coming-of-age story and part mystery. This very gentle, vintage YA story popped up on my Facebook feed, as a free read … Continue ReadingBarbara Hale: A Doctor’s Daughter

The Valancourt Book of Victorian Christmas Ghost Stories – Review

Published 2016; edited by Tara Moore I’ve been publishing my impressions of the installments in this well-researched and thoughtfully curated selection of short stories as I made my way through the book; here’s my final review of the collection. If I haven’t already written a post about a story, I’m … Continue ReadingThe Valancourt Book of Victorian Christmas Ghost Stories – Review