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UPDATE: Extended Deadline: Monstrous Messengers 17 Aug. 2015

Chapters still required for this collection of essays on ‘supernatural figures in children’s picture books and early readers’, edited by Leslie Ormandy.

For this collection, three more papers from any discipline are welcome; however, advantaged are those focusing on a gendered or religious moral message.

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Five Links: Refunds for Go Set a Watchman, Pharos Editions, Barbara Pym Film, Willa Cather Memorial Prairie Night Viewing, & a History of Vampires

There’s always a lot of book news, so here are five literary links!

1.  Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman was the most pre-ordered book in HarperCollins’ history. 298 more words

Review of "Lover Eternal" by J.R Ward


In the shadows of the night in Caldwell, New York, there’s a deadly turf war raging between vampires and their slayers. There exists a secret band of brothers like no other-six vampire warriors, defenders of their race. 445 more words

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Dracula Untold

Which for some inexplicable reason I keep on referring to as Dracula: The Untold Story, which is just silly, really, as this version of Dracula is not hugely at variance with most of the other stories already most definitely told. 402 more words


Kbatz: Penny Dreadful Season 1

Penny Dreadful Debuts with Scary Sophistication

by Kristin Battestella

The 2014 Showtime series Penny Dreadful has some hiccups in blending the stylish past and its literary based madcap of monsters and macabre. 3,768 more words