Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury

I finished Something Wicked This Way Comes several days ago, but have been putting off writing about it. Usually I put my thoughts down as soon as I can after finishing a book – I’m notoriously forgetful and if I wait too long I lose a lot of most books. …

We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

Thanks to RIP and FrightFall, I tend to read a few scarier than usual books in October each year. It’s probably the one time of the year when I actually read horror books on purpose anymore. I read way more back in the days of Anne Rice’s vampires and witches, …

The Diary of a Madman by Guy de Maupassant

In general, I’m more likely to read novellas than short stories. but RIP XIII’s Peril of the Short Story is a good excuse to pick some up. I’m not sure how “The Diary of a Madman” by  Guy de Maupassant came to my attention, but it’s one of those stories that …