CW// strong language, sexual imagery, violence New year, new post, same glorious Gothic shit... I got a copy of Body Gothic for Christmas which is another one of the University of Wales Press's Gothic Literary Studies series. You will see from the eye-watering price that this is a Serious Academic Study on Literary Criticism, which is… Continue reading #AmReading: Body Gothic by Xavier Aldana Reyes
What better way to celebrate spooky season than a series of blog posts on Gothic tropes? I'm hoping to get The Crows back from my editor by December in time for a January release, and every chapter heading is a different Gothic trope. Chapter Three of The Crows is currently titled Meeting the Locals, in… Continue reading #Gothic Tropes To Feed Your Soul: (3) MEET THE LOCALS
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)