Tag: gothic

Let It Bleed

Let It Bleed
Posted 18 April 2011 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

My Review Let It Bleed is the debut novel by author S.L. Schmitz, and a truly unique one.  Set in the 1980’s underground punk scene in Middle America, this story is not for the casual reader.  Much of it is written in a very stream of consciousness way.  The story is at times dark and very […]

My Frankenstein

My Frankenstein
Posted 16 April 2011 by Kim in Book Review / 3 Comments

My Review My Frankenstein is the debut fantasy novel from Michael Lee, and it is an excellent beginning.  I have read the original Mary Shelley version, and while classically good, I was never really that into the story. I most definately enjoyed Lee’s retelling of the story.  The overtones of steampunk and romance were perfect […]

Shadowed Summer

Shadowed Summer
Posted 18 January 2011 by Kim in Book Review / 2 Comments

My Review Shadowed Summer takes place in the perfect southern, gothic setting of Louisiana in the summer, in a small town where nothing ever happens.  Iris and Collette are best friends, caught in the awkward stage between growing up and playing childhood games.  Their relationship, especially with the addition of a boy to the mix, is […]

A Very Gothic Christmas

A Very Gothic Christmas
Posted 8 December 2010 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

As A Very Gothic Christmas is an collection of novellas by two different authors, each will be given a rating of its own. My Review After the Music by Christine Feehan Jessica arrives on a remote island in the midst of a horrible storm with the twins who have been practically her own since their birth 13 years ago.  Tara […]