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Haunted by Sarah Gailey

Flamingo tongue on a sea fan

This is the VERY LAST short story in the Event Horizon 2017 collection of short stories highlighting authors who are eligible for the 2017 Campbell award for best new writer. Guess I need to find the 2019 version and start reading some newer stories!

Published: March, 2016 in Fireside Quarterly (you can read it for free at that link)

Genre: ghost story

Setting: a random house, present day

Summary: Short version: The origin and end of a haunted house Continue reading


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My Sister the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

I needed a book to read and saw this in the new book section of the library. I’ve heard it mentioned on the Modern Mrs. Darcy’s podcast and decided to give it a try.

Published: 2017 in Nigeria, 2018 in the U.S.

Genre: fiction

Length: 223 pages

Setting: Lagos, Nigeria, present day

Summary: Short version: The relationship of two sisters in Lagos Continue reading

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