Happy Birthday Shirley Jackson!

I dont fangirl out over authors. But when I do, it's over Shirley Jackson. A year of reading isn't complete unless I throw Jackson into the mix, whether it's an old standby or a set of previously unpublished works or a fresh adaptation of her work. I had the great fortune of reading all of... Continue Reading →

Are you Afraid of the Dark? Certain Dark Things by M.J. Pack/Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz (50 Scariest Reads)

I just finished watching a movie called Lights Out, a tidy little horror film about a malevolent force that's only visible in darkness. A trope that's been done before (Darkness Falls; Vanishing on 7th Street ) this might be about the best. If you plan to watch it, skip the trailer, since most of the good scares are spoiled there.... Continue Reading →

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