Review: The Wishing Pool and Other Stories, by Tananarive Due (Akashic)

New Tananarive Due book klaxon!! Okay, some of these stories have already been published elsewhere, but any new work from Due is cause for celebration.  Due has broken this work into sections; Wishes, The Gracetown Stories, The Nayima Stories, and Future Shock. The Wishes section contains my favorite stories; tales with a hint of the … Continue reading Review: The Wishing Pool and Other Stories, by Tananarive Due (Akashic)

Listen for the Screams – My Favorite Free Audio Horror

If you're anything like me, you need something to block out the voices in your head as you go about your daily business. Luckily for you, I've sourced the best in free, quality horror to replace your internal monologue with unsettling tales. The Hotel - Daisy Johnson I think about Daisy Johnson's debut novel, Everything … Continue reading Listen for the Screams – My Favorite Free Audio Horror

Bookish Witterings – March 21st

Short Story Recommendations Looking back through the favorites tab on my short story spreadsheet, it would seem I favor a harrowing, post-apocalyptic short story. Not so bloody intriguing now we're living it though, is it? Anyway, here are some recent favorites of mine, on the themes of apocalypse, isolation, and endings in general. Probably not … Continue reading Bookish Witterings – March 21st