Reviews and Blog Posts: Gothic

Bitter drink, bitter moon

by Murder By Death (Musical group)

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A spectacular album all around, and though it was not the first album I heard from my now favorite band it certainly stands out as one of my favorite. Adam Turla has an amazingly unique deep voice that differs from any other voice I can think of. Utilizing the cello and...


by Sarah Rees Brennan

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Nancy Drew meets the Gothic romance in Unspoken. Imagine a girl like Kami who has an imaginary friend living inside her head. Only it turns out he is real. She doesn't let that weirdness stop her from her practical life where she takes care of her little brothers, starts a school...

The shadow of the wind

by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

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I’m pretty sure that somewhere in the orientation paperwork it was stated that, as a librarian, I am required to love this book. Same goes for booksellers or, really, anybody who loves books. Well, I am bucking that trend. I just didn’t like it.

The mysterious howling

by Maryrose Wood

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15 year old Miss Penelope Lumley, orphan and recent graduate of Swanburne Academy for Poor Bright Females, takes on an almost impossible job as governess for three children raised by wolves. But she won't let the tough job stop her: she will civilize them in time for the Christmas Ball. Mystery,...


by Daphne Du Maurier

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I approached this book with dread and then was completely caught off guard at how much I got sucked in -- and ended up loving it. My imagination went wild, and the way it was written was just dramatic enough, just compelling enough, and downright twisty at the end. What...

Peter Hook and the Light Mesmerize at the Gothic

Peter Hook and the Light Tour Poster

Denver area Joy Division fans got a special treat at Saturday night's Peter Hook and the Light show at the Gothic Theatre.

Denver was the last stop on the North American leg of the band's world tour performing two New Order albums in their entirety, Movement and Power, Corruption and Lies.

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