Favorite reads of 2017

At the end of each year, I round up my favorite five reads of the year--although not all of them were necessarily published this year. This year overall was a good year for reading. I discovered the Nocturnal Readers' box, a monthly mystery box of horror and dark fiction, which although it contained some real … Continue reading Favorite reads of 2017

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Recommended Reading: Underground Airlines

I highly enjoyed and appreciated Ben H. Winters's gripping new novel, Underground Airlines,¬†on three levels. First, it presents a fascinating what-if scenario. In this alternate America, instead of having a civil war, the states came to a compromise that essentially made slavery constitutional into perpetuity. In the present day, slavery continues to be legal in … Continue reading Recommended Reading: Underground Airlines