As I was driving to Krispy Kreme this morning (don’t judge). I was thinking about how international reading is. I was looking at my bookshelves thinking: Norway, Russia, France, Ancient Greece, England, America, Italy and Japan. All these books were written in different countries and many at different periods in human history. The oldest book …

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Spooky dark houses with secrets and perfect people who don’t necessarily seem quite right are my favorite stories. Add a touch of mayhem and madness, I am totally in. A story I read in college The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman was a story that started out with something mundane and and it became …

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I am a big fan of dystopian books. The stories don’t tend to be deep and are normally fast paced. But The Crossing really surprised me. I didn’t know what I was expecting…maybe the ruins of humanity type situation but this book was so much more. The Crossing was more about interpersonal relationships set in the …

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There isn’t much I am afraid of. However; Josh Malerman seemed to be able to bring up both of my darkest fears in one book. This book isn’t scary per se. The idea of being buried alive and actually knowing what is happening around you is horrifying. The Victorians were so frightened by this idea …

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