“Every small town has at least one house the children whisper about; the type of house that has always been abandoned; where the once pristine white paint has faded to a grimy gray; where the windows are boarded, and the lawn never grows; where children hold their breath and close their eyes as they pass by. A house that sounds like it contains an army of whispering spirits when the wind whistles through the nearby trees.”
— The Blood Brothers,
The short: 3.5/5 ✦. A fascinating plot with likable characters, but needs more depth and fewer pages.
Every job has its ups and downs, but what do you do when it seems like you’re in a permanent slump?
The short: 3/5 ✦. A collection of mildly humorous essays on mostly minor events.
“Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door.”
— Kyle Chandler
“Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary.”
— Khalil Gibran
The short: 3/5 ✦. A Gothic thriller that’s largely forgettable but for the unique protagonist and the atmospheric village setting.
I saw this cool writing meme on Tumblr, and instead of responding on there, I decided it would be a fun thing to put up on my blog!
“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.”
— Lao Tzu
Featuring Marquez, Christie, Wilder, Lovelace, Golding, and Kerr!