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SPOOKY SUNDAY: Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger

This week’s Spooky Sunday was a somewhat rushed affair as I actually ended up reading the majority of the book today due to a minor reading slump earlier in the week. 630 more words


The Time Traveler's Wife

I don’t always stop reading a book fifteen pages from the end, but when I do it’s because I don’t want to cry in public. 425 more words


Book Challenge: Book Read at a Pivotal Time

This is a bit late, but I still wanted to share it. For #grimdragon, I’m thankful for…A book you read at a pivotal time. Henry and Clare will always be one of those couples I remember with bittersweet fondness. 341 more words


Victoria ~ Episode 7: The Engine of Change

Hello again dear Readers!

Today marks my second to last review of ITV’s new series Victoria.

I watched this episode a few days ago, but I didn’t have a chance to post my thoughts at any point throughout the week. 1,016 more words


31 Days of Halloween: Audrey Niffenegger

Audrey Niffenegger and the Question of Identity

Audrey Niffenegger’s Her Fearful Symmetry is a story about two sets of twin sisters: Julia and Valentina Poole, and Elspeth Noblin and her sister, Edie Poole, mother to the younger twins. 1,022 more words

Feminist Short Stories: Horror & Sci-Fi (Part 2)

Spotlight on Five Feminist-Minded Short Stories with Elements of Horror & Sci-Fi

Joyce Carol Oates once so perfectly wrote, “One criterion for horror fiction is that we are compelled to read it swiftly, with a rising sense of dread, and so total a suspension of ordinary skepticism, we inhabit the material without question and virtually as its protagonist: we can see no way out except to go forward.”  This quote perfectly encapsulates why so many love the horror genre; it transports its reader to another world where one can observe, and… 2,200 more words

Book Reviews


We love book covers, and to be honest, often judge a book by them, despite the warnings not to… Publlishers spend a lot of time and money working out just what to put on the cover to let you know very quickly if it is something you want to read, or even pick up. 289 more words