Fate is Inexorable

A clever heroine who falls for a ruined house... and the house that has a mind of its own falls for her. When C.M. Rosens offered to let me beta read The Crows, I couldn't be more excited. Curses, a murder, and a spooky town all wrapped up in a blanket of dark humor? A … Continue reading Fate is Inexorable

The Unofficial Grand Orchestra

Since I started reading manga steadily in 2012, I've discovered so many unique story lines and wonderful, warped, and wonderfully warped characters.  I've reread Kaori Yuki's Grand Guignol Orchestra series four times since then, so I thought it was about time to write a review of the five-volume series. Heading up the unofficial Grand Orchestra, Lucille … Continue reading The Unofficial Grand Orchestra

Pass the Scalpel, Please.

   You better watch out, You better hide. You better run. I'm telling you why, Jack the Ripper is coming to town! As you can tell from that little ditty I came up with above, I'm obsessed with Jack the Ripper.  Well, not just him.  I'm a big fan of unsolved crimes and the more … Continue reading Pass the Scalpel, Please.