Essays that about Twin Peaks, Pretty Little Liars, and The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo? Sign me up. Dead Girls: Essays on Surviving an American Obsession by Alice Bolin was an obvious must-read. In it, Bolin turns a critical eye on pop culture and portrayals of girls, both living and dead, and the history of these current fascinations. The language... Continue Reading →
13 Haunting Books Written by Women to Get You Prepped for Halloween
We might only be a week into September, but if you're a Moon-Bird, it's never too early to begin embracing the Halloween spirit. And one of our resolutions for the new season: read more horror by women. While our list of favorites is still ever expanding, here are a few spine-tinglingly spooky reads to get started.... Continue Reading →
What is a Moon-Bird?
A moon-bird is a witch, and a witch is a moon-bird. A moon-bird and a witch is a “woman of the false beautiful moon.” Poetical, no? I can’t take credit for crafting this notion. It’s a found notion. Some of my favorite places to find books—as a compulsive book collector with limited funds—are... Continue Reading →