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#AmReading: Review of Michael Cisco’s THE DIVINITY STUDENT

Here's my review for THE DIVINITY STUDENT, our October group read in the Weird Fiction Group on Goodreads! I didn't mention all the little things I liked about this book, but this is a kind of overview. It's a magical realist, Gothic fantastic book about (as far as I can tell) words - spoken, written,… Continue reading #AmReading: Review of Michael Cisco’s THE DIVINITY STUDENT

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Book Review, Uncategorized

#AmReading Shout Out! Paranormal Debut SOUL’S CHOICE by Kerri Davidson (@bagoflettuce)

If you've been playing or lurking on the hashtag games on Twitter for the past few months (highly recommended if you want to find forthcoming books to keep an eye on), you might have seen some intriguing tweets about this book already. Soul's Choice is a YA paranormal novel without the usual ensemble cast of… Continue reading #AmReading Shout Out! Paranormal Debut SOUL’S CHOICE by Kerri Davidson (@bagoflettuce)

Book Review

#AmReading: Goodreads Review of Robert Aickman, “Cold Hand In Mine”

Cold Hand in Mine: Strange Stories by Robert Aickman My rating: 3 of 5 stars Firstly, this is a collection about death. Hence the title. In most of the stories the death is never explicit - it could be the protagonist's, or it could be someone they know. It could be metaphorical, as in "The… Continue reading #AmReading: Goodreads Review of Robert Aickman, “Cold Hand In Mine”

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The Zodiac Posts: AQUARIUS [1]: The Silkworm Review (Kinda)

The Water-Bearer and The Silkworm Theme #02 for this series of posts is Aquarius, so my challenge is to think of two topics that I can blog about taking "Aquarius" as my theme. Capricorn is, I'm told, an Earth Sign, and apparently Capricorns tend to be family-centric individuals, so I took that as an idea… Continue reading The Zodiac Posts: AQUARIUS [1]: The Silkworm Review (Kinda)