Scary Women (Authors)
Halloween Book Bingo 2016: Tenth Update and BINGO No. 10
The Books: Diverse Authors Can Be Spooky Fun – Sherman Alexie: Reservation Blues Well, more angry than spooky, actually, but anyway … Robert Johnson is running from the devil (“the Gentleman” in the book) and ends up on the Spokane reservation. Afraid that “the Gentleman” might hear him if he plays his guitar, he hands […]Read More
Halloween Book Bingo 2016: Eighth Update – TRIPLE BINGO (Nos. 3-5)!
The Books: Bingo No. 3: Witches – Terry Pratchett / Neil Gaiman: Good Omens Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman’s hilarious end-of-the-world spoof: Armageddon as foretold in the nice and accurate predictions of one Agnes Nutter, witch. (Time of Armageddon: Next Saturday. Place: Tadfield, Oxfordshire.) Starring one demon named CrawlyCrowley (who’s got just about enough […]Read More
Daphne Du Maurier: Jamaica Inn
17 year old Mary has made a deathbed-side promise to her mother to go and live with her aunt and uncle Patience and Joss after her mother has died. So she exchanges the friendly South Cornwall farming town where she has grown up for Uncle Joss’s Jamaica Inn on the Bodmin Moor, which couldn’t possibly […]Read More