The Spirit of Halloween: A Candlelit Ghost Tour of Manhattan’s Most Haunted House

New York City is full of ghost stories. During the month of October, the city’s dead come alive through countless ghostly attractions. The nighttime streets of the Village are crowded with walking ghost tours, Brooklynites can hop Madame Morbid’s incredible Ghost Trolley Tour, and you can even take a Haunted Broadway Walking Tour (if you’re…

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Arizona

This past May I was standing at the brink of responsibility. I was about to quit a job that I hated, take on a job that I hoped would become a career, and move out of the room I rented to sign my first lease with my boyfriend. Everything was about to get very grown…

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The Golem and the Jinni

Helene Wecker Goodreads Synopsis In The Golem and the Jinni, a chance meeting between mythical beings takes readers on a dazzling journey through cultures in turn-of-the-century New York. Chava is a golem, a creature made of clay, brought to life by a disgraced rabbi who dabbles in dark Kabbalistic magic and dies at sea on…

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Lost Boy: The True Story of Captain Hook

by Christina Henry Goodreads Synopsis There is one version of my story that everyone knows. And then there is the truth. This is how it happened. How I went from being Peter Pan’s first—and favorite—lost boy to his greatest enemy. Peter brought me to his island because there were no rules and no grownups to…

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