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Housekeeping vs. the Dirt
3.91
Lots of good book suggestions, as usual!
Jan 09, 2014
May 27, 2012
 
Victorian Tales Of Terror (Coronet Books)
3.00
10/12:
The final five:

~The Red Warder of the Reef by J.A. Barry- So-so
~The Mask by Richard Marsh- Interesting actually, but the repetitive dialogue was...more
Nov 10, 2012
Mar 16, 2008
 
The Oxford Book of Gothic Tales
4.17
2013:

~The Outsider by H.P. Lovecraft: Nicely crafted; my first Lovecraft 4*
~The Ruins of the Abbey of Fitz-Martin by Anonymous: Melodramatic to say t...more
not set
Mar 16, 2008
 
Short Story Masterpieces
3.75
~ Open Winter by H.L. Davis 2*
~ The Tree of Knowledge by Henry James 2*
~ Innocence by Sean O'Faolain 3*
~ Flowering Judas by Katherine Anne Porter 2*
~...more
Sep 30, 2013
Apr 20, 2008
 
Great English Short Stories
3.94
A really excellent collection of short stories by some well-known masters. Each story was chosen by Isherwood and he writes an interesting intro for e...more
Sep 09, 2013
Mar 16, 2008
 
The Yellow Wallpaper
4.11
I read this in high school and it had always stood out in my mind as one of the creepiest things ever. For years I really didn't even like to think ab...more
Jan 1994
Oct 30, 2012
 
Girl With Curious Hair
3.88
Read original GwCH short story in 1994 and really liked it. Need to re-read.
not set
Jul 09, 2012
 
The Acid House
3.64
A bit uneven at times, as any collection will be. One of the stories contained one of the most vile tableaus I've ever read and now it is burned into...more
Jun 23, 2011
Mar 15, 2008
 
Christmas at The Mysterious Bookshop
3.46
I enjoyed this collection much better than I thought I would. Most of the stories are very entertaining and for once they are actually short enough to...more
Dec 06, 2012
Nov 02, 2010
 
The Pocket Book of O. Henry Stories
4.17
~ The Gift of the Magi 3*
~ The Skylight Room 3*
~ The Cop and the Anthem 4*
~ The Memoirs of a Yellow Dog 4*
~ Springtime a la Carte 3*
~ The Green Door 4...more
not set
Mar 30, 2008
 
New Gothic: A Collection of Contemporary Gothic Fiction
3.46
2010:

~Blood by Janice Galloway- Okay
~Why Don't You Come Live With Me It's Time by Joyce Carol Oates- Nice & chilling
~J by Kathy Acker- Powerful
not set
Mar 16, 2008
 
The Ghost Hunter's Favorite Cases
3.25
2010:

~A New Hampshire Artist and Her Ghosts
~Florida
~The Electrocuted Ghost
not set
Mar 16, 2008
 
Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains
3.90
That last story "The Devils Thumb" was a real doozy!!
May 06, 2014
Jun 11, 2008
 
The Bachman Books
4.02
Rage: 3* (8-10/13)
The Long Walk: 3.5* (12/13-2/14)
not set
Mar 16, 2008
 
The Amazing Thing About the Way It Goes: Stories of Tidiness, Self-Esteem and Other Things I Gave Up On
4.06
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Nov 06, 2013
 
Envelopes: A Puzzling Journey Through the Royal Mail
4.02
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Apr 15, 2008
 
Tooth and Claw and Other Stories
3.80
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Apr 15, 2008
 
The Signet Classic Book of American Short Stories
4.11
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Apr 20, 2008
 
Fables of Wit and Elegance
3.00
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Apr 20, 2008
 
The Oxford Book of American Short Stories (Oxford Paperbacks)
4.15
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Apr 20, 2008
 
Knitting Memories: Reflections on the Knitter's Life
3.26
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Feb 24, 2011
Mar 15, 2008
 
Credos And Curios
3.79
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Apr 20, 2008
 
Death in the Silent Places
4.29
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May 21, 2008
 
Polaroids from the Dead
3.22
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Jan 1997
Mar 13, 2008
 
Consider the Lobster and Other Essays
4.23
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Sep 25, 2008
 
Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders
4.01
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Sep 25, 2008
 
Other People's Love Letters: 150 Letters You Were Never Meant to See
3.80
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Sep 26, 2008
 
When the Nines Roll Over and Other Stories
3.75
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May 13, 2009
 
The Collected Stories of Carol Shields
4.15
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May 29, 2009
 
Autumn: A Spiritual Biography of the Season
3.69
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Jul 27, 2009
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