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Sunday Spam

The spam I get in the comments section of this blog is often stupid, sometimes horrendous, and occasionally too funny to ignore. Some of today's selection, the bits that weren't about how to get CBD products, seemed worth repeating. Most of these are under the same "Hairstyles" bot (uses different IP/email addresses but same handle),… Continue reading Sunday Spam

Myths and Monsters · Review

Review: Immersed in Pleasure by Tiffany Reisz

I was prepared to dislike this story. Let me explain: I have real difficulty reading traditional "the only value a woman has is if she's virginal" tropes, particularly when they're virgins being exploited for their virginity alone. So, when I read the description of Immersed in Pleasure, I gritted my teeth and decided I'd read… Continue reading Review: Immersed in Pleasure by Tiffany Reisz

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Review: The Mistress Files by Tiffany Reisz

This is the first in a series of upcoming Tiffany Reisz reviews: she has recently released a couple of novellas and re-released some of the Original Sinners supplemental stories in new formats. The Mistress Files is one of these: a novella of short stories that gives us more background into Mistress Nora (aka Nora Sutherlin,… Continue reading Review: The Mistress Files by Tiffany Reisz

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Review: The Witch’s Heart by Genevieve Gornichec

I admit the cover for this one caught my attention immediately. Just lovely. I LOVED this book. If you like Norse mythology and/or witchy novels, go get this immediately. The only reason I wasn't done in a day was I started reading it on a family vacation, which meant putting it down to do silly… Continue reading Review: The Witch’s Heart by Genevieve Gornichec

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Review: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Mexican Gothic satisfies all the requirements of a traditional haunted house tale, from the cold and unfriendly family to the imposing home set far above the locals' town and shrouded in clammy mist. High Place house certainly appears to be a transplant from the misty moors of Scotland, right along with the peculiar family Noemi's… Continue reading Review: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia