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Thursday, January 30, 2014
1:34 pm est
Night to Remember... I
am out of sorts today - the constant cold weather and ground cover of what seems to be permanent snow has caused a bad case
of ennui. So, I am going to take a day off from writing and wend my way to the couch to curl up with yet another good book.
Maybe that will take my mind off my winter blahs.
One novel that did just that last week was Night in Shanghai by Nicole Mones. Set in the partitioned city of Shanghai during the tumultuous times immediately preceding World War II,
this stunning literary narrative stirred my soul and warmed my heart. This is Mones' fourth novel and is historical novel
writing at its best.
Skate on over to www.authorexposure.com to read my review of this novel that was just posted this morning. I am sure you will warm up to reading it.
J. McInerney, the host of this Literary Blog, is
an author, poet, and librettist. Her currently published works include a novel, a book of spiritual inspirations,
volumes of poetry, stories
for children (of all ages) and
a variety of children's musicals. Her titles include:
Miss Elmira's Secret Treasure:
A Novel of Phoenixville during the Early 1900s
Colonial Theatre: A Novel of Phoenixville
during the Roarin' 20s
Phoenix Hose, Hook & Ladder: A Novel of Phoenixville during
World War I
Columbia Hotel: A Novel of Phoenixville during the Early 1900s
the Schuylkill Monster: A Novel of Phoenixville in 1978
Portrait: A Novel of Phoenxville during World War II
Rainbow in the Sky
Meditations for New Members
of Oreigh Ogglefont
The Basset Chronicles.
Cats of Nine Tales
Water: A Collection of Poems
Exodus Ending: A
Collection of More Spiritual Poems
We Three Kings
Beauty and the Beast
Peter, Wolf, and Red Riding
Originally from the New York metropolitan area, June currently lives near Valley Forge Park in Pennsylvania with her constant and loving companions, FrankieBernard and Sebastian Cat. She
is currently working on her sixth novel.