The Call of Cthulhu

April 5, 2018 Lucy A. Snyder 0

“The Call of Cthulhu” is probably H.P. Lovecraft’s most enduring and influential story. It’s been reprinted and borrowed from and adapted in thousands of ways since its […]

The Waste Lands

March 29, 2018 Lucy A. Snyder 0

Early on The Waste Lands (the third book in The Dark Tower series by Stephen King), protagonists Roland, Eddie, and Susannah encounter Shardik, a gigantic bear who […]

The Gunslinger

March 27, 2018 Lucy A. Snyder 1

The Gunslinger is the first novel in The Dark Tower, Stephen King’s classic, epic cross-genre series. It introduces the reader to the last gunslinger, Roland of Gilead, […]

On Being Nineteen

March 20, 2018 Lucy A. Snyder 0

When I started reading Stephen King’s Dark Tower novels, one of the things that resonated with me is his introduction, “On Being Nineteen”, which is included in […]

Choke Hold

March 19, 2018 Lucy A. Snyder 0

Choke Hold is the 2011 sequel to Christa Faust’s Money Shot. It offers the first-person narrative of former porn actress Angel Dare as she tries to save the […]

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The Yellow Wallpaper

March 12, 2018 Lucy A. Snyder 2

The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman is a brilliant 1892 story that presents the first-person chronicle of a woman in a stifling marriage driven […]

The Graveyard Book

March 7, 2018 Lucy A. Snyder 0

(Spoilers follow!) The Graveyard Book is a children’s novel by popular author Neil Gaiman. It’s constructed as a set of linked stories — Gaiman loosely modeled the […]