The Dork Tower
Kind of like The Dark Tower, but dorkier.
A dark and stormy midwinter night. An old inn on the Thames. Storytellers gather around the fire, drinking and spinning yarns, when an injured stranger bursts in, holding a drowned girl in his arms. The local nurse declares her dead—until, hours later, the little girl...read more
Darkness makes familiar objects scary and strange, turns lamps and tables into hulking, slinking shapes ready to reach out and grab us in our own shadowy hallways. Until, that is, we flick a switch and put a hand on our chest to calm our racing heart, because the...read more
Disclaimer: I received a free copy of this book through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.So, let me be entirely honest. I really wanted to like this book more than I did, and at first, I really did. It seems to fit the current zeitgeist that’s seen the...read more
I’ve been limiting my exposure to social media, particularly Facebook, this year, but whatever force of the universe compelled me to sign on a few days before October 28th, I thank you. My friend and former writing instructor Laura Lam posted a link to a retreat...read more
This is my year of reading only female writers, so when it came to reaching for a trusty Stephen King to get me in the mood for Halloween and the fall season, I stopped short of my bookshelf. Besides opening my eyes to so much I knew but didn’t really know about the...read more