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Review | Bastard Out of Carolina, 3 Stars

This book made me so angry that I felt an overwhelming need to punch someone in the face after I finished it. I had to wait five minutes and half a glass of wine before I could even coherently write this review. 442 more words


Compulsion by Martina Boone

Three plantations. Two wishes. One ancient curse.

All her life, Barrie Watson has been a virtual prisoner in the house where she lives with her shut-in mother.

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Young Adult

Celebrate the wit and wisdom of Flannery O'Connor on her birthday

Because sometimes a good book is hard to find

The following quotes are predominantly from The Habit Of Being: Letters of Flannery O’Connor, and the essays and lectures compiled in Mystery And Manners. 789 more words


The Return

It is great to be back.

One thing that I would like to discuss is the portrayal of the Southern Gothic narrative. We see it all the time in shows, like… 199 more words


Carson McCullers - Reflections in a Golden Eye (1941) review

“He had a sad penchant for becoming enamoured of his wife’s lovers.”

“In his heart, the Captain knew that this hatred, passionate as love, would be with him all the remaining days of his life.” 922 more words

Gay Interest

New chapter at the blog

Chapter II: “Not a Ghost, But an Echo”. In which Devin is taken to a house more beautiful on the outside than on the inside. 46 more words