Review ~ Nothing to Devour

This book was provided to me by Macmillan-Tor/Forge via NetGalley for review consideration. Nothing to Devour by Glen Hirshberg Librarian Emilia is alone in a library that is soon to close its doors forever. Alone save for one last patron, his head completely swathed in bandages, his hands gloved, not one inch of skin exposed. … Continue reading Review ~ Nothing to Devour

#NonFicNov 2018, Week 1 ~ My Year in Nonfiction

My favorite spooky book blogging events lead into my second favorite book blogging event: Nonfiction November! Each week a new host will present a new topic. Week 1: (Oct. 29 to Nov. 2) – Your Year in Nonfiction (Kim @ Sophisticated Dorkiness): Take a look back at your year of nonfiction and reflect on the … Continue reading #NonFicNov 2018, Week 1 ~ My Year in Nonfiction

Deal Me In, Week 43 ~ “The Fish of Lijiang”

Hosted by Jay @ Bibliophilopolis What's Deal Me In? "The Fish of Lijiang" by Chen Qiufan, translated by Ken Liu Card picked: 4 ♥ Found at: Clarksworld It's the fault of that damned mandatory physical exam. On the last page of the report were the words: PNFD II (Psychogenic Neural-Functional Disorder II). Translated into words … Continue reading Deal Me In, Week 43 ~ “The Fish of Lijiang”

The Black Cat, No. 1, October 1895

Welcome to the first issue of The Black Cat and the first post of the Black Cat Project! Something that I find interesting about 19th and early 20th century fiction magazines is that most of them were not "niche." While there were plenty of specialized nonfiction periodicals, genre magazines don't seem to gain traction until … Continue reading The Black Cat, No. 1, October 1895

Fall Readathon 2018 Wrap-Up & Mini Reviews

Well, I didn't make it the whole 24 hours, but I came close! I threw in the towel (the bookmark?) at 2:30am during hour 22. I just couldn't keep my eyes open and sleep sounded *so* good. Books Finished (and Not) I decided to read only "fresh" works this time—books that I didn't already have … Continue reading Fall Readathon 2018 Wrap-Up & Mini Reviews

Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon, Fall 2018

All the Readathon Info Dewey's 24-Hour Readathon is pretty much what it says on the tin. A readathon, lasting 24-hours. It officially starts 5am on October 20th in my time zone. Am I going to get up at 5am and read all 24 hours? Prooobably not. I like to read, but I also like to … Continue reading Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon, Fall 2018

Deal Me In, Week 42 ~ “The Frolic”

Hosted by Jay @ Bibliophilopolis What's Deal Me In? "The Frolic" by Thomas Ligotti Card picked: K♣ David felt his own words lingering atmospherically in the room, tainting the serenity of the house. Until then their home had been an insular haven beyond the contamination of the prison, an imposing structure outside the town limits. … Continue reading Deal Me In, Week 42 ~ “The Frolic”