Category Archives: Halloween

Review: The Historian

3 Stars My first impression The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova, a literary novel about Vlad III (the Impaler) and the Dracula legend, was that it was sort of like slow-release horror – lots of exposition punctuated by increasingly disturbing moments of … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

The wind outside nested in each tree, prowled the sidewalks in invisible treads like unseen cats. Tom Skelton shivered. Anyone could see that the wind was a special wind this night, and the darkness took on a special feel because … Continue reading

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Review: The Edgar Allan Poe Audio Collection

3.5 Stars I’ve read a few of Poe’s stories and poems and I’ve attempted to read others only to come to the conclusion that they, like the plays of William Shakespeare, are most enjoyable when performed. In this case performed … Continue reading

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Spooky Reads

Happy Halloween!  In celebration of the holiday, I thought I share a few of my favorite Halloween reads.  As a rule, I do not read many horror or thriller novels.  I’m just too much of a wimp.  But during the … Continue reading

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