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Books and cats

Gigi got her nails done! Hopefully this keeps the scratching down.

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Women in Horror 2018

Because timing for everything is so far off what I thought it’d be, I have no idea if I’ll be able to do anything specific to celebrate Women in Horror this year, but I’ll try. Here’s some of what I’m planning for the month, and some creators (and locals) who I think are worth knowing about. Continue reading

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Review: La Legende de McNeil

Jonathan ReynoldsLa Legende de McNeil (The Legend of McNeil) is the first book I read from Quebec publisher Les Six Brumes. It’s also the first story I’ve read by Reynolds and is the start of my French Quebec horror reading. This novella steps in and out of weird territory with some Lovecraftian style rural wizardry (but on a more christian axis), and some unexplained phenomena,  but ultimately is as much about the horrors people perpetrate on each other. Here’s the blurb (in translation):

It all started before old Henry McNeil’s death. He lived here, in that house. That and the barn are all that’s left of the farm. We want to forget what happened, but blood, that takes time to disappear.

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Quebec trip

My wife got to attend 3 conferences over a week in Quebec City, and to catch a breather from packing, I got to join her for a long weekend. I don’t get a lot of vacations so hopefully you don’t begrudge me this. Here is the view from the Quebec City airport.

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