“Carmilla” by J Sheridan Lefanu

Carmilla by J Sheridan Lefanu is an early gothic vampire novel published 26 years before Bram Stoker’s Dracula. I’ve been curious about Carmilla ever since I first heard about it, and Halloween is quickly approaching, it seemed like the perfect time of year to read it! Carmilla is narrated by Laura, a lonely girl who lives with her father in onRead more

RIP VII: Intro Post & Reading Pool

It’s that time of year again!  From Sept. 1-Oct 31, Carl from Stainless Steel Droppings hosts the R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril challenge. R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril VII  focuses on reading novels from the following genres to set the mood for fall and Halloween:  Mystery, Suspense, Thriller, Dark Fantasy, Gothic, Horror, Supernatural, and anything otherwise creepy. As farRead more

“The Lantern” Readalong, Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of “The Lantern” readalong!  This week’s segments held many surprises! This readalong is part of the R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril Challenge (hosted by Carl from Stainless Steel Droppings).  Be sure to check out the other bloggers’ posts! Questions for this week were written by Kailana.  The photograph to the left is by ladyofshalott,Read more