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Oculus dir. by

Tim is about to be released from protective custody. We’re not quite sure what happened him and his sister ten…

The Ghost Bride by

Li Lan is seventeen. Her mother died of smallpox when she was very young, her father was so scarred by…

The Dream Thieves by

Part of my RIP VIII reading. Book 2 in The Raven Cycle In the first book we learned that Blue…

The conjuring dir. by

Based on the true story. Or so they say. In the 1970s Roger and Carolyn Perron move into a new…

The Ballad of the Wayfaring Stranger and the Dead Man’s Whore by

via Metafilter Inspired by classic American murder ballads and folk songs such as In the pines and Knoxville Girl this…

The Raven Boys by

Blue is the daughter of a psychic. A non-psychic in a family of those with the gift. But she does…

The Duchess Dresser by

one of the stories in Cracklescape Tanner found an abandoned dresser on the street, thought it would be an addition…

Grave’s end by

In 1982 Elaine Mercado and her family moved from an apartment into what they hoped would be their dream home….

The Lantern (group read, week 3) by

This is the final week of our group read of The Lantern, and it was a really good experience. First…

Closing time (Fragile things week 2) by

Watch out for spoilers below. This is more of a discussion about rather than a review of sort of post….

October in the chair (Fragile things group read, week 1) by

This is a story in a story, in a book of stories. Welcome to meta-ness The story opens with the…

The hum and the shiver by

hum and the shiver

Bronwyn Hyatt is coming home. A war hero. Or so some people say, others say she hasn’t changed a speck from the trash Tufa slut she was before she left, but to her family all that is important is that she is home. Back among the Tufa. And who are the Tufa? Well that no on seems quite sure of. They’ve been in the mountains of east Tennessee since before anyone can remember. Closely knit, and prizing musical ability, they live apart from other people. And Bronwyn is a true, pure-blooded Tufa, a First Daughter. But a haint is visiting, and there are ominus signs everywhere her people look.

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