In the House in the Dark of the Woods | book review

In colonial New England, a woman is collecting berries for her son and her man. She ventures into the woods, but winds up getting lost. Or did she run away, abandoning her family? Or was she taken into the woods, now trapped and unable to leave? Try as she might to leave, she always finds herself back in the woods. Back at the house in the dark of the . . .

Vassa in the Night | book review

Remember my last post, when I said I had a lot of hours at the library this weekend, and I'd probably finish Vassa? Well, I was right. The Synopsis In Brooklyn, the nights seem never-ending. Literally. Ever since a convenient store called BY's planted it's feet (literally -- it stands on chicken feet) in Vassa's working-class…

Little Red Riding Hood | book review

*Certain books are easier to review differently than in my usual format β€” this is one of them. Everyone knows the story of Little Red Riding Hood -- over the river and through the woods to Grandmother's house she goes...but what she discovers is much worse than simply her bedridden grandmother. The wolf has devoured the…