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Tag Archive: books

Book Review: The Siren and the Specter

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On the banks of the Rappahannock River stands the infamous Alexander House. For centuries it has built a reputation as one of the most haunted houses in America. As the tale goes, a… Continue reading

5 Female-Driven Thrillers to Read

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The Moth Diaries by Rachel Klein (2005) I’m a sucker for creepy tales set in boarding schools and this one did not disappoint. A young woman starts to think that there may be… Continue reading

5 Modern Gothic Novels to Read

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Note: For the purpose of this blog, I’m defining modern as written in the 20th century or later. Honorable Mention: Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier (1938) Rebecca is the oldest book on this… Continue reading

Book Review: ‘Final Girls’ by Riley Sager

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I am going out on a limb here to say that visitors to this site are familiar with a common slasher movie scenario. A blade-wielding madman attacks a group of teens at a… Continue reading

Book Review: ‘The Hunger’ by Alma Katsu

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The ill-fated group of pioneers known as, the Donner Party have become infamous throughout history, as the stranded group resorted to depravity and cannibalism to survive. The snow covered landscape filled with blood… Continue reading

10 Treats from the House for Halloween Part 2

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As the air has become chillier, leaves wither and fall to the ground but most importantly all the ghosts and ghouls come out of hiding to give a scare. Recently Darth Gandalf and… Continue reading

20 Even More Authors to Read During the Halloween Season

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I’m baaaaaaack. This time with yet another installment of fantastic authors worth reading during the spookiest time of year. Check out my first list here and my second list here.   1. Neil… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Ray Bradbury

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When it comes to science fiction, fantasy, and horror in the literary world there seems to be one name which stands above so many others, Ray Bradbury. Originally from America’s Midwest, Bradbury is… Continue reading

5 Awesome Nonfiction Science Reads

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I’m Jamie and I like science. I also like reading about science, which can certainly be boring and difficult if you choose the wrong sources. So today I bring you five different nonfiction… Continue reading

Book Review: I’ll be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamra

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Beginning in the late 1970’s a rapist and serial killer preyed on innocent victims around Southern California. He was given many nicknames, but for a while the one that stuck the most was,… Continue reading