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Monday Mini ~ Bellman & Black by Diane Setterfield

Getting back into the swing of things each week is hard. So is finding the quiet time to write a review over the weekend. In order to ease out of the weekend, I’ve decided to begin my blogging week with a mini review. As someone who loved the stuffings out of The Thirteenth Tale, I […]

#382 ~ Frankenstein

Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley Published by: Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor & Jones (originally) Published on: March 11, 1818 Page Count: 280 Genre: Gothic Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook downloaded free during a Tantor Audio promotion Audiobook Published by: Tantor Audio Narrator: Simon Vance Audiobook Length: 8 hours 30 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, paperback, […]

The Lantern Discussion ~ Week 2

Carl from Stainless Steal Droppings is hosting a read-a-long of The Lantern this month. I didn’t post last week because of my busy cruising schedule. 🙂 Thanks to Kailana, we have our questions for this week. Warning (stolen from Carl): For those of you who are not reading the novel but want to, following along […]

#309 ~ The Listener

The Listener by Shira Nayman Published by: Simon & Schuster Published on: December 2009 Page Count: 305 Genre: Fiction/Gothic My Reading Format: Hardcover purchased from Powells Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, and audiobook My Review Tossing a book on your DNF pile after 191 page is akin to giving up on a 20 year marriage.  On […]

Questions, Questions, Questions ~ The Angel’s Game

**** This post and comments will contain spoilers **** Awhile back, I received a few comments on my review of The Angel’s Game by Ellie and Gabby.  They have quite a few questions about just who David was, who Corelli was, and just what happened in the novel.  I loved this book, but it’s been over a […]

#266 ~ The House at Midnight

The House at Midnight by Lucie Whitehouse Published by: Random House Publishing Published on: June, 2008 Page Count: 336 Genre: Gothic fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook purchased with a credit from Audible.com. Available Formats: Hardcover, paperback, eBook, audiobook My Review The House at Midnight tells the story of Joanna and her group of college friends. […]

Tuesday’s Temptation ~ June 1

Despite how wonderful my current reads might be (or, this week, how incredibly disturbing), I really enjoy being able to look over my shelves and drool over the as-of-yet unread goodies. I don’t know about you, but I could spend a half hour or more just touching the spines and, because I have to double […]

Wuthering Heights Wednesday ~ Week 1

I’m taking part in a fun read-a-long of Wuthering Heights spearheaded by Jill from FizzyThoughts.  I don’t generally reread books. Not because I wouldn’t like to, but because I don’t read fast enough to insert a book I’ve already read into my schedule without impacting other things.  However, as part of my quest for reading […]

#234 ~ A Reliable Wife

A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick Published by: Algonquin Books Published on: March 2009 Page Count: 291 Genre: Historical Fiction / Gothic Fiction For Consideration: graphic sexuality Format: paperback review copy from the publisher Availability: hardcover, paperback, eBook, audio My Review Ralph Truitt, a man who is the virtual king of his small Wisconsin town, […]

#227 ~ The Little Stranger

The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters Dr. Faraday, a bachelor with meager beginnings, is a local family doctor. Normally his clients are from or near his own socioeconomic status, so he was somewhat surprised when he was called to an increasingly run down Hundreds Hall.  It is here where his mother worked as a maid in her […]