Mexican female vampires are not intrinsically feminist, I would think. Previous to reading Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia (2016), my only known reference was the horror/action-film El Santo vs las Mujeres Vampiro (or Santo vs Female Vampires – 1962). Female Vampires are called Vampiresas and if you look it up in the dictionary, Vampiresa is a Femme Fatale, a woman who takes advantage of … Continue reading Book Review: Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia or a Feminist Mexican Vampire Tale
We all have our go-to authors; those we place on auto-buy. Those who will bring calm, an escape into a different world far away from daily struggles. Predictability, perhaps; the comfort of knowing, this is probably going to be a book you will love. They do not have to be the most accomplished writers, the most crafted, the most popular. They just have to be … Continue reading Untamed Shore or my favorite book by Silvia Moreno Garcia.