Spring into Horror Wrap-Up & Mini Reviews

April was a little...off for me. Or maybe, rather, I was a little off in April. I didn't get going on Camp NaNoWriMo and my reading was kind of here and there. Even Dewey's Readathon was sort of flat. On the horror front, I only read one thing on my initial TBR: Clive Barker's The … Continue reading Spring into Horror Wrap-Up & Mini Reviews

Deal Me In, Week 12 ~ “White Goddess”

Hosted by Jay @ Bibliophilopolis What's Deal Me In? "White Goddess" by Margaret St. Clair Card picked: 4♠ Found at: More Stories Not for the Nervous It was somehow less nerve-wracking to think of her as a young woman in disguise than an old woman who moved and spoke like somebody in her twenties. Carson … Continue reading Deal Me In, Week 12 ~ “White Goddess”

The Black Cat, No. 5, February 1896

Welcome to the fifth issue of The Black Cat and the Black Cat Project! Happily, no. 5 was not missing pages, though some of the scanning was iffy. Stories "The Mysterious Card" by Cleveland Moffett While in Paris, Richard Burwell is given a card written in purple ink by a beautiful woman. Burwell doesn't read … Continue reading The Black Cat, No. 5, February 1896

#DealMeIn2019, Week 2 ~ “A Dog’s Story”

"A Dog's Story" by Gardner Dozois Card Picked: 3♥From: The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, July-August 2017 He was old, and his hip hurt him these days, and he had long ago quit bothering to bark at cars, but his still-restless spirit wouldn't let him go to sleep without tasting the night... I wasn't … Continue reading #DealMeIn2019, Week 2 ~ “A Dog’s Story”

Review ~ A Song for Quiet

A Song for Quiet by Cassandra Khaw Deacon James is a rambling bluesman straight from Georgia, a black man with troubles that he can't escape, and music that won't let him go. On a train to Arkham, he meets trouble — visions of nightmares, gaping mouths and grasping tendrils, and a madman who calls himself … Continue reading Review ~ A Song for Quiet

#DealMeIn2018, Week 51 ~ “Uncle Abraham’s Romance”

"Uncle Abraham's Romance" by Edith Nesbit Card Picked: 2♣️ – WILD cardFound at: Grim Tales @ ProjectGutenberg "There's nothing to tell," he said. "I think it was fancy, mostly, and folly; but it's the realest thing in my long life, my dear." Since this was a WILD card, I figured I'd continue with my reading … Continue reading #DealMeIn2018, Week 51 ~ “Uncle Abraham’s Romance”

#FrankenSlam! Review & WrapUp

Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Mary Shelley began writing Frankenstein when she was only eighteen. At once a Gothic thriller, a passionate romance, and a cautionary tale about the dangers of science, Frankenstein tells the story of committed science student Victor Frankenstein. Obsessed with discovering the cause of generation and life … Continue reading #FrankenSlam! Review & WrapUp