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17. ‘Dark Tales’ by Shirley Jackson

Before reading Dark Tales, my only knowledge of Shirley Jackson was that iconic and brilliant story ‘The Lottery’. That one gave me delicious chills, so the opportunity to read a whole collection of Jackson’s creepy stories was a no-brainer! …

15. ‘Between the World and Me’ by Ta-Nehisi Coates

My friend brought Between the World and Me over to my house the other day and I squealed when I saw it because I’ve been wanting to read it since it came out in 2015. Once he was finished …

6. ‘Tenth of December’ by George Saunders

Tenth of December by George Saunders was thrust into my hands by Jess at my Mr B’s reading spa. She told me that, as a short story lover, I simply had to read it, that George Saunders is …

53. ‘I Am Legend’ by Richard Matheson

Earlier this month I went back to the sci-fi book club in Bath, and this time we were reading a classic: Richard Matheson’s vampire novel, I Am Legend. I have read this book before, in 2015, so it was …

28. ‘Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?’ by Philip K. Dick

Last Saturday I had a ‘Dick Day’ (ho ho ho, I’m so hilarious!), in which I read basically the entirety of Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? and then watched Blade Runner. I tell you, if you want to mess …