• Adult Book Reviews,  Blog Tours,  Reviews

    His Hideous Heart by Dahlia Adler: A POE-etic Review of 13 Genre-Bending Tales

    Edgar Allan Poe might be ‘nevermore’ , but his deliciously horrific tales continue to hold our hearts hostage over a 150 after his death. And why wouldn’t they? From Tell-Tale Heart to A Cask of Amontillado, his stories contain themes that are still relevant today: Loss and love. Life and death. Mankind — and its many demons. And all manner of strange afflictions that twist around the mind like a beautiful poison. For some people, the grotesque and horrific nature of his tales might be a turn off, but I loved that about his work. I love his confrontation of the darkness that lies within the very hearts we rely…

  • Blog Tours,  Interviews

    Interview With Dahlia Adler, Editor of His Hideous Heart

    This week, Bookish Valhalla has had the honor of participating in Flatiron’s Blog Tour for the upcoming release of HIS HIDEOUS HEART, an anthology collection of retellings inspired by Edgar Allan Poe. Not only did we get to review an ARC of the anthology (which you should totally check out, by the way!) , we also had the chance to chat with Dahlia Adler, editor and contributor to the collection. [Bookish Valhalla]: Again, thanks so much for joining us, Dahlia. It’s truly an honor. Please, tell us a bit about yourself. What has been your publishing journey thus far? [Adler]: Thanks for having me! It’s been a pretty varied ride! I’ve…

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