It’s a Matter of Time

It’s a Matter of Time Aubrey made one final sweep with the piece of chalk she had in her hand, then smooched back and leaned against the tree and looked at her brother. “Is it finished?”  he asked. “What do you think?” Aubrey asked.  “Doesn’t it look finished to you?” “I think most of them […]

The dress spoke for her

(100 Word Flash Fiction) The Dress Spoke For Her It hung in the corner. A gift. A dress of dreams. Dress enough to give her confidence and courage. So, she hoped. She slid it on, it flowed down the length of her body, slipping around every contour. This would work. Slowly she strode across the […]

The Mermaid’s Singing by Val McDermid

The Mermaid’s Singing by Val McDermid This was just a nice taste of twisted!  You have a serial killer who is fascinated with ancient torture methods, is a skilled handyman and makes his own rack and other devices after seeing them in a museum and finding a picture book.  You just have to love picture […]

Everything I Never Told You – Celeste Ng

I listened to this book as an audible.  It was narrated by Cassandra Campbell.  I think I should probably start designating whether I “read” a book or “listen”.  Listening to books while I drive makes the drive so much more endurable.  Cassandra did an excellent job on the narration, even in simulating the male voices. […]

The Small Backs of Children by Lidia Yuknavitch

The Small Backs of Children is like walking into a dream. No, its like walking through the dreams of a group of people. Its lyrical and fragmented and at times you have no idea what turn you just took and how it connects to the rest of the fragments. But, you forget it quickly and […]

Practical Demonkeeping by Christopher Moore

Practical DemonKeeping is just one of those fun silly books.  Its about Travis O’Hearn and the Demon he picked up 70 years ago, Catch.  The book had a bit of a stumbling start and I wasn’t entirely sure where it was going when I first started.  But, he finally found his footing and the story […]