This post is the first of a new series exploring a few #gothic tropes I love, starting with my absolute favourite: the creepy old house (which may or may not have a mind of its own)!
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
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)
Promotional Flyer Time! A popular song played repeatedly on the Underground Network radio, The Song of Dear Dead Daphne (re-released as Sweet Necrophiliac's Sweetheart) made the Top 10 in 1989 and was written and performed by the lead singer of the popular banshee band, Crowblack. Lead singer River O'Dare says that she was inspired by… Continue reading Snake & Feather: Party Time
Illustration of Fairwood House, a.k.a. The Crows, by Thomas Brown: for original art and more see MothFestival on Etsy Audio: instrumental soundtrack sample 'Bell', free download from Filmstro The Crows Wakes She saw it before it saw her. She was another passer-by, a passenger in a Ford Mondeo. Just broken enough to hear it calling,… Continue reading A Prelude: Love Song for The Crows