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Alexandra Grigorescu's Cauchemar, reviewed: Midnight in the garden of stale gothic tropes

Alexandra Grigorescu
320 pgs; $18.95

Hannah, the heroine of Cauchemar, Toronto author Alexandra Grigorescu’s debut novel, is barely 20 when the woman who has operated as her sole guardian suddenly perishes from what will prove to be mysterious and possibly sinister causes. 792 more words


Billy se bile de Anthony Browne

Un joli album de la série l École des max ,de l École des Loisirs.

****Billy est un petit garçon anxieux de tout. Tout est sujet à inquiétude et son imagination ne fait qu’empirer les choses! 199 more words

De La Maternelle Au Primaire

Cauchemar by Alexandra Grigorescu (blog tour!)

I was asked to take part in ECW’s latest blog tour for CAUCHEMAR by debut novelist Alexandra Grigorescu. ECW has an amazing track record for debut fiction, especially by women. 865 more words


Cauchemar — Alexandra Grigorescu — Blog Tour

Publisher: ECW Press
Released: March 17th, 2015
Genre: Southern gothic mystery
Source: paperback review copy from publisher

Gripping, fast-paced, gorgeously written, and with unforgettable characters, Cauchemar tells the story of 20-year-old Hannah, who finds herself living alone on the edge of a Louisianan swamp after her adopted mother and protector dies. 386 more words

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Cauchemar Blog Tour: An interview with Alexandra Grigorescu and EXCERPT from Cauchemar!

“Ultimately, it’s a book about crossroads.”

In Cauchemar, debut author Alexandra Grigorescu weaves some extraordinary magic. This sultry southern gothic tells the story of twenty-year-old Hannah, raised in the Louisiana swamp by Mae, a midwife who relies a little more on voodoo than Hannah ever realized.

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Les contes shandariens: Le Cauchemar de François

Nous allons vous raconter ici une nouvelle petite histoire. Un autre conte shandarien intitulé le cauchemar de François.

L’histoire d’un homme qui pensait partir en croisade contre le Shandarisme et son cercle de Fraternité, mais qui à la place finira par combattre ses propres démons. 1,496 more words

Christ for the revolution

Christ for the revolution

Claudette’s friend Patrice was a first generation
American whose parents had done
what so many other French Canadians had done:
come down to work the textile mills. 919 more words