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Tag Archive: literature

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

Greatest Women of Horror

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We are in February which is known to many movie fans as Women in Horror Month. This is the month we pay tribute to the women who have have terrified us and given… 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

Frankenstein 200th Anniversary

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The world of the early 19th century brought with it; war, revolution, and fast-paced scientific advancement. It is in this world that an 18 year old girl would come up with an idea… 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

10 Short Vampire Tales You Can Read Online

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There are some wonderful classic vampire stories out there, led by the amazing Dracula and followed up by modern favorites such as Interview with a Vampire. I enjoy reading about vampires (at least… Continue reading

Book Review: ‘The Essex Serpent’

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I remember once hearing an interview with a literary agent on NPR, where he discussed regularly receiving manuscripts where the writer made no attempt at hiding the influence Victorian-era authors had on them.… Continue reading

Book Review – Charles Fort: The man Who Invented the Supernatural

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In the early twentieth century one writer looked at the paranormal in a way which straddle the line between science and entertainment, Charles Fort. His works has inspired countless others and in the… Continue reading

‘The Cat’s Pajamas’ by Ray Bradbury-Book Review

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As many fans of fantasy and science fiction literature know, the late Ray Bradbury was an absolute treasure trove of stories. In a career that spanned decades, the legendary writer expanded our imaginations… Continue reading