Monthly Archives: February 2014

Book of the Week: While Beauty Slept by Elizabeth Blackwell

The debut novel of freelance writer Elizabeth Blackwell is a  remaining of the classic fairy tale Sleeping Beauty, While Beauty Slept is a stellar debut sure to please both fans of fairy tales and historical fiction. From the publisher: I am not the sort of person about whom stories are […]

Book of the Week: The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon

The author of Promise Not to Tell delivers a gripping literary thriller touched with both mystery and horror. From the publisher: West Hall, Vermont, has always been a town of strange disappearances and old legends. The most mysterious is that of Sara Harrison Shea, who, in 1908, was found dead in […]

Book of the Week: Strange Bodies by Marcel Theroux

 Strange Bodies a literary thriller about identity and horror comes from Marcel Theroux (Far North). The Guardian said that Strange Bodies exhibits “a capaciousness of imagination and sympathy: its exploration of human vulnerability, the notion that consciousness may be no more than “a trick of the light”, is moving as well as thought-provoking, as elegiac as […]