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 . . .

We Have Always Lived in the Castle | book review

The Blackwoods have lived in the house upon the hill for generations. There used to be more Blackwoods, but now there's only three: Mary Katherine (who goes by Merricat), her sister Constance, and their Uncle Julian. The other Blackwoods were killed years ago by poison, a crime Constance was accused of and then acquitted. But the people in the . . .

Frankenstein | book review

Title: Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Publisher: Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, & Jones Publication Date: 1818 Rating: 3.5 stars Opening Line: St. Petersburgh, Dec. 11th, 17 --TO Mrs. Saville, EnglandYou will rejoice to hear that no disaster has accompanied the commencement of an enterprise which you have regarded with such evil forebodings. Though…