Let's celebrate the life and times author Mary Shelley with a few facts about the her life.
Has anyone else ever wished that they would someday find a magical doorway that would lead them to a world that was perfectly designed for them? I think reading books like Alice in Wonderland and Chronicles of Narnia have ruined me for the real world. Well now I can add Every Heart a Doorway to... Continue Reading →
This was my first foray into David Mitchell's work, which ended up being both confusing and satisfying. Apparently Slade House is set in the same universe as The Bone Clocks, which would have explained some of the more fantastical elements of the story to me. But even without that, I was pleasantly surprised and sufficiently creeped out by this dark tale.
I always find books that retell historical events or folk tales really interesting because it's so cool to see how someone can reimagine these moments we have in our collective consciousness. Cherie Priest is a favourite author of mine, so I knew I would like Maplecroft. Synopsis: The evidence against Lizzie Borden has been found lacking,... Continue Reading →