Haunted Houses and Family Secrets

Haunted houses are an absolute classic horror trope, and these books take that trope to the next level, making it personal as well as unsettling. Every family most likely has some secrets, some members the others in the family don’t like to mention, but the families in these books have secrets that go above andContinue reading “Haunted Houses and Family Secrets”

Riddance by Shelley Jackson

Riddance is a ghost story like none other I’ve read. It’s not a story of a terrifying haunting; it’s not a possession story (per se); it’s a more technical look at ghosts and the afterlife. Riddance is styled like an expose on a school, The Sybil Joines Vocational School, that takes in children with stuttersContinue reading “Riddance by Shelley Jackson”