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Chris bookarama
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Reads and reviews classics, mystery, literary fiction, and horror.
Reads and reviews classics, mystery, literary fiction, and horror.

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Spooky Halloween Reading from Haunted Nights
During past RIP Challenges, I've read anthologies edited by Ellen Datlow. These collections are always an excellent choice for the season. Haunted Nights is no exception. Haunted Nights edited by Ellen Datlow and Lisa Morton features stories that take place...

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Getting Gothic with The Silent Companions
Elsie finds herself in an asylum, injured and drugged, unwilling to remember the events of the past several months. She knows something bad has happened, the word "murderess" is hissed at her by the orderlies. With the prompting of her kind doctor, Elsie be...

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Better Late Than Never: RIP 13
Wow, it's been awhile, huh? Since I never miss a Readers Imbibing Peril Challenge , I'm jumping in. This time I plan on doing Peril the Short Story. I'm always up for a good spooky story this time of year. I'm thinking of a little MR James and a little Edit...

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Frankenstein Readalong: Last Post, Better Late Than Never
I'm a bit late writing my last Frankenstein Readalong post, but here it is. I finished! Victor has been working on Monster #2 for almost a year when he finally realizes that the lady might have a mind of her own and not want to be slave to Monster #1. Also,...

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Frankenstein Readalong: Everyone Is a Monster #TralaFrankenstein
Okay, we're into the third installment of Frankenstein. Let's see what nonsense Victor comes up with this week. Can Anybody Find Me Somebody To Love? The creature continues his lurking in the lean to. We have a brief interlude where Safie's Story is told wh...

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Frankenstein Readalong, Part Two: Consequences?
In Part Two of the Frankenstein Readalong , Victor faces the consequences...sort of, more like other people suffer consequences for him and then he feels bad about it.  Hello Darkness My Old Friend In one moment Victor's life gets turned upside down. A lett...

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The Monthly Check Up: April
Hey! Hi! Hello! Me again. A few new things. First, I finished Wolf Hall ! It was okay. I'll read Bring Up the Bodies . I don't know a lot about Cromwell. The Boleyns are a lot sexier so I know more about them. Also Henry VIII is a terrible king. Such a baby...

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What I'm Up To and Maybe Bloggiesta?
Hey Everybody! I've writing up my monthly report. Haha! Here's what I've been doing. Reading : I'm rereading Persuasion by Jane Austen. I bought a beautiful Penguin edition. It's so pretty! It's slow going though. Listening : I borrowed Wolf Hall from the l...

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A February Kind of Saturday
Back again. It's February. It's my birthday month. Yes, birthday month. I'm choosing to celebrate the month. Why not? I have the whole month since my birthday is at the end. February is short, and it's February which needs some pepping up. I'm using it as a...
A February Kind of Saturday
A February Kind of Saturday
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One Word 2018
I know many people have already posted about their One Word for 2018, but I've been pondering mine. What do I want for myself this year? There is a lot about the world that we can't control. There are even things about ourselves we don't have absolute contr...
One Word 2018
One Word 2018
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