Reviews

We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

by @SemaphoreRaven Inside every woman’s heart lives the dream of poisoning everyone they know, isolating themselves in a ruined house in the woods (plus or minus a few close friends and a cat), and becoming enshrined in local legend as the child-eating witch used to scare children from mischief. Okay, maybe that’s just me, but… Continue reading We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

Book Club Nominees

6 Stories from an Outsider’s Point of View

by @Xanturi, curator of Book Club Nominee's for November's "Inside the Outsiders" category This book collection is about outsiders. It’s an examination into the minds of those who have been cast out, have different ways of looking at, or are isolated in some way from the world. Furthermore, each of these choices, excluding Frankenstein and… Continue reading 6 Stories from an Outsider’s Point of View

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The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin

by @SemaphoreRaven Picture, if you will, the stereotype of the ‘50s American Housewife. The perfect hair and makeup, the ever-present smile, the look of joy when presented with the newest in cooking and cleaning products. Her house is spotless. She always has dinner hot and ready for her husband when he gets home from work.… Continue reading The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin