Rose Rita had just begun reading a book by this author about a naval captain during the Napoleonic wars [The Specter from the Magician's Museum; 35]. Lewis later reads a rousing sea adventure by the same author [The Tower at the End of the World; 78].
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Sunday, February 15, 2015
After sleepless nights from worrying about the Keller family in the Hawaii House, Jonathan says his nephew looks like he went a few round with this world heavyweight champion (The House where Nobody Lived; 116).
Monday, February 2, 2015
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Is it seeing Woody Mingo on the streets of New Zebedee wearing a deerstalker, Rose Rita seconds away from dropping a mysterious amulet into the sewer, or Lewis standing at the front door of 100 High Street at midnight whilst reading recently-delivered mail? Or something else entirely?
Pick your favorite from our list below and see how it ranks with other fans.
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Experiencing bully problems of his own, Lewis sees an ad in the back of a comic book featuring this bodybuilder and decides to mail in the coupon with a quarter to begin his muscle building program [The Figure in the Shadows; 44].
Thursday, January 1, 2015
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
File under: fandaemonium
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Fantasy and science fiction author Cat Rambo shared some thoughts recently in one of her You Should Read This posts about John Bellairs, specifically what she feels makes The Face in the Frost so special:
Friday, December 26, 2014
Last year we celebrated forty years of The House with a Clock in its Walls by highlighting some of the people, places, and things that John mentioned in the text, including this about celebrated John Dee:
After moving into his uncle’s house Lewis Barnavelt spends time going through a lot of books, including one whose frontispiece is an engraving of this person raising the spirit of a dead woman [The House with a Clock in its Walls; 67-8].