The Haunted Season
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The Haunted Season

‘Tis the season for blustery days & drizzly nights, chimney smoke & warm cider, & best of all, for everything spooky & mysterious. Back when the kids were in public school, I got hooked on those true haunting shows. You know the ones—clips of real people telling about their spooky encounters intercut with recreations of…

What I’m Reading: They All Fall Down by Rachel Howzell Hall
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What I’m Reading: They All Fall Down by Rachel Howzell Hall

I’m a sucker for a locked-room mystery. Or an isolated-island mystery, in this case. It’s day 114 of quarantine here, and while nobody has been killed off yet, I’ll admit I’m starting to have a lot more sympathy for all those characters trapped in country houses, abandoned islands, and snowbound trains. I’ve been looking forward…

13 Spooky Literary Quotes for Halloween & 2 Free Printables
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13 Spooky Literary Quotes for Halloween & 2 Free Printables

When we think of hair-raising quotes, horror movies are often the first thing that come to mind. There’s no denying the spine-tingling effect that lines like “Now I want to play with yoooouuuu” still have after all these years. But horror movies don’t have a monopoly on creepy. Literature has quite a few chill-inducing quotes…

What I’m Reading: A Dangerous Engagement by Ashley Weaver
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What I’m Reading: A Dangerous Engagement by Ashley Weaver

Amory & her dashing husband Milo are back, and this time they are adding 1930s New York, complete with speakeasies and gangsters, to their detecting repertoire. I’ve been looking forward to the 6th installment of the Amory Ames mystery series, A Dangerous Engagement, since January. Ashley Weaver’s series about a British socialite and her dashing,…