Books to the Sky

“Books to the ceiling, Books to the sky, My pile of books is a mile high. How I love them! How I need them! I'll have a long beard by the time I read them.” ― Arnold Lobel

Pet Shop Boys: A Short Story

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This short story was written as a possibility for an anthology and is included in the collection Into the Woods. Kim Harrison states in the introduction that she wanted to move as far away from the vampires in The Hollows series as she could.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Dates from Hell


The “from Hell” series of short story collections has been a wonderful find for me. “Dates from Hell” has entries from four authors, some that are represented in the other collections and some that aren’t. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dead Witch Walking

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This is the first book in Kim Harrison’s Hollows series. The Hollows is a suburb of Cincinnati that is populated by some humans and a lot of supernaturals, called Inderlanders.  Kim Harrison brings us an alternate reality where humans discover they have been living side by side with Inderlanders for centuries. The secrecy is cast off after a horrible bioengineered virus has devastated the human population.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Prom Nights from Hell


Collection of five paranormal short stories from leading authors with a connecting theme of teenagers and their proms.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Holidays are Hell


I borrowed this collection of four novellas from the library because I’ve been reading Lynsay Sands lately and wanted to see more of her work. The other three authors are new to me and a pleasant surprise. Read the rest of this entry »

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