Recent Reads: DIS MEM BER by Joyce Carol Oates

DIS MEM BER and Other Stories of Mystery and Suspense by Joyce Carol Oates Head of Zeus, 2018, 238 pgs. A widow who fantasises of being as free and merciless as the heron that lives by her home. A young girl’s distant relative showers her with affection and presents her with unspeakable horrors. An unsolved mysterious… Continue reading Recent Reads: DIS MEM BER by Joyce Carol Oates

Recent Reads: Tales of the Peculiar by Ransom Riggs

Tales of the Peculiar by Ransom Riggs (Penguin UK, 2016, 192 pgs) A collection of short stories from the annals of Peculiar history, told by Millard Nullings, accomplished philologist and scholar, and ward of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. In these tales are lessons to be learned, sights to see, and secrets to keep.… Continue reading Recent Reads: Tales of the Peculiar by Ransom Riggs