Lisey’s Story * Stephen King Book Review

You’re good for the ones you love. You want to be good for the ones you love, because you know that your time with them will end up being too short, no matter how long it is. Have you ever read a story which stayed with you well after the book was put down? AContinue reading “Lisey’s Story * Stephen King Book Review”

The Wind Through The Keyhole * Stephen King (Dark Tower)

“A person’s never too old for stories. Man and boy, girl and woman, we live for them. – Roland Deschain” I loved this book. It’s number 4.5 in the Dark Tower series – just an interlude of sorts before the action keeps going and a very nice attempt (as I fell for it too) toContinue reading “The Wind Through The Keyhole * Stephen King (Dark Tower)”

Anasi Boys – Neil Gaiman Book Review

I’ve loved  American Gods, didn’t think too much of Norse Mythology but I thought I’d like the “Anasi Boys” story. And I was quite surprised by how much I’ve enjoyed it! This is the story of Anasi the Spider God and of his two human boys that he fathered with a human woman. It’s a funnyContinue reading “Anasi Boys – Neil Gaiman Book Review”

Neil Gaiman * Norse Mythology

When he was growing up, not long after reading Marvel’s Thor, he picked Roger Lancelyn Green’s classic Myths of the Norsemen to learn more about his favorite characters — and found himself fascinated by a vision of Asgard that was nothing like Marvel’s sci-fi space palaces. “It was a bunch of huts with a wall round them.Continue reading “Neil Gaiman * Norse Mythology”

Bluebeard’s Egg * Margaret Atwood

This was my first time reading a short story collection by Margaret Atwood and after the phenomenal 20’th Century Ghosts by Joe Hill, I was surprised by the very natural – almost memoir-type of writing some of the stories. “When my mother was very small, someone gave her a basket of baby chicks for Easter.Continue reading “Bluebeard’s Egg * Margaret Atwood”

Cinderella * Complete Story

Once there was a gentleman who married for his second wife the proudest and most haughty woman that was ever seen. She had by a former husband two daughters of her own humor, who were, indeed, exactly like her in all things. He had likewise, by another wife, a young daughter, but of unparalleled goodnessContinue reading “Cinderella * Complete Story”