Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Harry Potter Characters and Socks

Happy Labour Day to everyone in Canada and the United States. Most schools here in Canada reopen after Labour Day weekend, so thoughts of making lists and cracking open books are bouncing around in my head. This is the time of year when I’d try to squeeze the last bit of fun out of the… Read More

Happy 12th Anniversary, Long and Short Reviews!

Long and Short Reviews is a well-respected book review site that I’ve been a fan of for many years. They review titles from many different genres: erotica, romance, sci-fi/fantasy, mysteries, horror, young adult books, and more. Many of the authors they work with are self-published or from small publishers. I love the fact that they… Read More

Interview with Matthew Kagle

Say hello to Matthew! He signed up for  my speculative fiction interview post last week, and I’m thrilled to share his witty answers with all of my readers today.  What was the first speculative story you ever remember reading? Green Eggs and Ham. It’s a powerful dystopian novel about the dangers of factory farming and not maintaining… Read More

Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Tropes

Hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl I had such a good time putting this list together. How many of these tropes do all of you also enjoy? 1. Unseen Antagonist This trope tends to be most common in the horror genre. The main characters either never meet the antagonist or have encounters with him or… Read More