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Book Haul: The Family Plot by Cherie Priest

The wonderful people over at Tor were awesome enough to send me this review copy!  Thanks Tor! I can’t wait to read and review!

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Books

Learning to Converge: A Lesson on Fighting Bigotry from Flannery O'Connor

Flannery O’Connor was a brilliant woman. “A Good Man is Hard to Find” was the first Southern Gothic piece I ever read, and it got me hooked on the genre. 1,088 more words

Essay

TV Review: Preacher

I’m a Yankee and a proud Catholic but I have always been taken with Southern Church culture, particularly the Evangelical and Pentecostal variety.  I have no desire to go down their road spiritually but I find the motivations and the cadences of their services to be fascinating.  463 more words

Television

Cold Moon

The trailer for a new southern Gothic, supernatural horror is here.
Based on the 1980 novel titled Cold Moon Over Babylon by Michael McDowell, Cold Moon tells a story about a murder of an innocent, corruption of power, ad the super natural events that follow. 7 more words

Movie

I recently finished reading John Berendt’s travelogue/true crime novel, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. I LOVED it! Actually, maybe I should steal from Woody Allen and say that “Love is too weak a word for what I feel.” I luuurved it. 695 more words

Books

The Complete Stories

The Short Version: Compiling, as the title would imply, all of Truman Capote’s short stories – from his debut pieces (1943 is the earliest) to stories from the 1980s and even a lost story only published in 2012. 1,049 more words

Fiction

Walmart picks up Clemenceau's Daughters!

Forget Cloud 9!  I’ve been over the moon since getting the great news last night that Little Debbie Ballard gets to hang out at walmart.com.  What’s so cool about being an author is the tremendous thrill and feeling of validation that comes when a major company decides to carry your work.   86 more words

Clemenceaus Daughters