At this time of year, when the leaves are changing colors and there is a little nip in the air, it's only natural that we start craving ghost stories. With that in mind, here is a recommendation for you: White Is for Witching by Helen Oyeyemi. Miranda Silver is the ultimate goth girl, pale with jet black … Continue reading Recommended reading: White Is for Witching
A new recommended read: Slade House by David Mitchell. Every nine years on the last Saturday in October, a mysterious iron door appears in the wall of Slade Alley. If you open it--and you should hope you don't--you'll find yourself in an impossible garden looking at the back of Slade House, at a place where it absolutely … Continue reading Recommended: Slade House by David Mitchell
I've posted a reading list of great haunted house stories on my project blog, Noir Femme. Check it out! And have a haunted Halloween...
Here's an autumnal book for you! Rooms by Lauren Oliver is a different take on the classic haunted house story. The house in question is haunted by two women whose spirits have essentially merged with the house and can observe--even experience, in a sense--everything that happens inside. When Richard Walker, who owns the house, dies, his estranged, … Continue reading Rooms by Lauren Oliver | Books Worth Reading