What if there was a book that literally opened up doorways to other worlds? Where would it lead, and could you handle what you found on the other side?
What if there was a book that literally opened up doorways to other worlds? Where would it lead, and could you handle what you found on the other side? Cassie, a teen that's having trouble fitting in at school, is about to find out. One day, after she wraps up community service at a local hospital, she stumbles out of the basement of a spooky bookshop and into a story set on a devil's staircase in a remote Italian village.

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The Curious History of the Dark Tome

A special episode featuring recovered tape of the author, Wilbur Gussy, reading his controversial 1999 essay, "The Curious History of the Dark Tome,"

Jun 8, 202018m
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The Days of Flaming Motorcycles, by Catherynne M. Valente

A mesmerizing story of pandemic and zombies.

Apr 10, 202030m
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Maggie Doll, by Alex Jennings

A strange tale of toys left to fend for themselves after a great disaster occurs to humans.

May 3, 202150m
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Gargoyles, by Stephanie Diaz Reppen

A treatise on the dark rooms found in every home, and the monsters that lurk within.

Jun 2, 202130m
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The Green Knight's Wife, by Kat Howard

A reimagining of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, told from the wife's perspective.

Dec 21, 201915m
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Henry, by Fred Greenhalgh

HENRY - a meditation on loss, and a study of the power of love to hold off the forces of darkness.

Mar 4, 202120m
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The Masque of the Red Death, by Edgar Allan Poe

A re-imagining of Poe’s tale of a group of ill-fated improvisatori who take on an audience with the ‘dark prince’

Jan 27, 20171h 0m
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The Agony Chamber, by Morgan Sylvia

A group of buddies goes hunting in the Maine woods and find an evil beyond imagination.

Sep 8, 202138m
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The Floodgates of Willowhill, by Mary SanGiovanni

Teenage Samantha keeps her nose in her books and her head in the clouds - in lands far beyond the borders of the small town of Faulkesville where she's grown up

Apr 7, 201736m
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Janine, by Emma J Gibbon

A haunting tale of youth gone awry thanks to devils in the Maine woods

Jul 7, 202128m
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The Ding Ding, by Judith Pancoast

A teenager accepts a babysitting job with a strange family because she's dying to scrape up a few bucks to buy records.

Aug 4, 202133m
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Keeper of the Dead, by Marguerite Croft

Teenager Zelle finds herself introduced to her family’s tradition – and amazing power – to hold audiences with the dead. But do the town elders in this remote part of Idaho have Zelle and her mother's best interests in mind?

Apr 27, 202245m
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