The Wake (and What Jeremiah Did Next) – Colm Herron

2015 Summer Book Awards Winner: Colm Herron, one of Ireland’s most gifted storytellers, brings wry humour and acute insight to bear on his portrayal of Derry folk in The Wake (And What Jeremiah Did Next). The raucous human panorama unfolds through the eyes of Jeremiah. Earthy wake banter, competition for the love of a bisexual activist, and the civil rights march through Burntollet in early 1969, when violence shattered Northern Ireland’s fragile peace, are vehicles for this shrewd, sympathetic and unique commentary on the human condition.

Dracula and Other Stories – Bram Stoker

Welcome, children of the night, to Bram Stoker's world of vampires, haunts, and shadows. Here you will find the immortal story of Dracula, Bram Stoker's best-known work, its companion work "Dracula's Guest" (featuring the original opening chapters of Dracula), as well as several of his other tales of supernatural horror, gothic romance, and mystery.

On Hearing of My Mother’s Death Six Years After It Happened – Lori Schafer

It was the spring of 1989. I was sixteen years old, a junior in high school and an honors student. I had what every teenager wants: a stable family, a nice home in the suburbs, a great group of friends, big plans for my future, and no reason to believe that any of that would ever change. Then came my mother’s psychosis. I experienced first-hand the terror of watching someone I loved transform into a monster, the terror of discovering that I was to be ...