I Know What You Did Last Summer. Sure, I remember that one. It was a horror comedy from the nineties, right? And wasn’t it written by the guy who wrote Scream, Scream 2, and Scream 4? Yeah: Kevin Williamson. The dude who served as the showrunner for Dawson’s Creek and Vampire Whaddyacallit on the small screen […]Read more "We Made the Pact – Lois Duncan’s I Know What You Did Last Summer"
A review of Patrick Rothfuss’ The Name of the Wind, by Trista Robichaud. Capsule review: A breath of fresh air I didn’t know I was waiting for. I loved it. As a child I read voraciously, hungering for stories of wonder. Of fantastic beasts, magic spells, great friendships and heroic deeds. I loved tales that took […]Read more "Patrick Rothfuss Hoists My Petard — And I’m Grateful"
In an early passage of Paula McLain’s historical novel Circling the Sun, the main character (still a child, soon to come to terms with her own mortality) receives a brief lesson from her father about a family who took a lion cub, raised it as a pet and treated it like a kitten. The father […]Read more "You Can Never Trust An Unnatural Thing: Paula McLain’s Circling the Sun"
Over break, I had the urge to reread Ann Bishop’s Black Jewels trilogy. (Daughter of the Blood, Heir to the Shadows, and Queen of the Darkness.) Why? High drama. Fantasy magic. Animal wizards. Torrid sexual passions and overpowered anime-style characters. Just the thing to relax you with a warm cup of cocoa (or mulled wine) after […]Read more "Dark Rainbows, High (Fantasy) Drama, and Rings of Obedience, Oh My!"
As this week is smack dab in between two major family & friend gathering times for the Robichaud household, we have taken some time off from updating the site. However, we want to wish all our readers a safe and happy new year. ConsideringStories will pick up again on January 6, and we look forward to you joining […]Read more "Happy New Year!"