Spooky Reads

Let Me Tell You

Let Me Tell You

Let Me Tell You is a collection of previously unpublished essays, lectures and short fiction by Shirley Jackson. By nature, a book like this is hard to summarize since each piece has its own unique plot or approach. The selection was edited by her children, Laurence and Sarah, with items chosen for their tone and representation of Jackson’s approach to writing.   Take Aways Jackson Isn’t (Just) a Horror Writer I’ve read We Have Always Lived in a Castle and…

My Spooky Reads for 2013

My Spooky Reads for 2013

Okay, okay. I know it is a little early for spooky reads and candy corn and all things All Hallows Eve. But pumpkin ale is on the shelf. Pumpkin Spice Lattes abound (and they’re oh-so-good!). So if the retail world thinks it’s time to immerse me in fall flavors, I’m game for that and more. Armed with all things pumpkin, I decided to get a jump on this year’s seasonal reads. I’m not usually a fan of uber-scary books. And…