The White Forest by Adam McOmber

From the publisher: “In this hauntingly original debut novel about a young woman whose peculiar abilities help her infiltrate a mysterious secret society, Adam McOmber uses fantastical twists and dark turns to create a fast-paced, unforgettable story. Young Jane Silverlake lives with her father in a crumbling family estate on the edge of Hampstead Heath.Continue reading “The White Forest by Adam McOmber”

Edge of Dark Water by Joe R. Lansdale

Sue Ellen is a 16 year old girl living in rural east Texas; she has a mean, near toothless daddy, and a weak, alcoholic mother, and she holds a piece of stove wood at night to protect herself at home. When she is out fishing, her net gets caught on a sewing machine and outContinue reading “Edge of Dark Water by Joe R. Lansdale”

Friggatriskaidekaphobia? Ten literary characters in need of bad luck

Suffering from friggatriskaidekaphobia¬†or paraskevidekatriaphobia (otherwise known as fear of Friday the 13th or yesterday)? I personally do not, but I also didn’t publish this list because it somehow seemed wrong to wish ill luck on others on what was otherwise a good day (it had nothing to do with being lazy enjoying my day off).Continue reading “Friggatriskaidekaphobia? Ten literary characters in need of bad luck”