The Bells is a short poem about bells. I did not find it scary.
Also: The Haunted Castle by Edgar Allan Poe
Diana Wynne Jones: (fiction) 82 more words
It’s amazing to realize that Mary Shelley began writing “Frankenstein” when she was seventeen; the book was published anonymously when she was nineteen; people assumed it was written by her more famous husband the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley; though George Gordon Byron (aka Lord Byron) eventually made it clear that Mary was the actual author of the very first “monster” book. 75 more words
I’m not much on horror, but this book was a thoroughly enjoyable read. Stephen takes us through snapshots of his life, from earliest memories and earliest original writings (sold to his mother for 25 cents each), through marriage, kids, recognition, and pulling out of drug and alcohol addiction. 71 more words
This book has a hundred short vignettes about great women throughout history and across the world. Each starts with a quote and the gives a brief biography. 51 more words
This book is the basis for the popular TV serial, “Orange is the New Black”. As a new college grad, Kerman drifted into carrying a suitcase of drug money for her lover. 46 more words