SF & Fantasy

The Spider
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The Spider

Leo Carew

They stared at one another. Shouts rang up from below, urging the two of them to take their chances and jump. Heat was billowing at Inger’s back, so that she could now see the liquid shimmer it cast escaping the…Read more

Teen & YA

I loved my sister. Even when I didn’t understand her, even when I hated her, I still loved her. Which I guess is the reason I woke up early today to be here, staring at the graffiti on the back…Read more

Fiction

Sometimes in the dead of night, Lynette Carlisle heard her mother’s voice. Sometimes it was easy to forget her mother had been dead twelve years.  Curled up in bed, covers pulled tight, she strained to hear the whisper over the…Read more

SF & Fantasy

Leonid and Nadya descended the frail metal staircase pushed up to the side of the Tu-124, the sound of the jets still dying down even as they disembarked. Domodedovo Airport had just opened the month before, and did not yet…Read more

Teen & YA

The meeting is held in the large workroom behind the candle shop. It smells heavenly, with notes of vanilla, different fruits, and essential oils lingering in the air. The Fold and their sons, the Clip and their sons, and what…Read more

Lifestyle

Thanks in part to Jack Pierce’s inspired makeup, Boris Karloff’s Monster in Frankenstein remains one of the most iconic cinematic creations of all time.  In 1931, Universal Pictures released a risky horror film starring a virtually unknown Hungarian-American actor named…Read more