Between the Quiet

Between the Quiet
By Candace Robinson

Finished: 8/14/2021

If you’ve followed my book reviews for a while, you’ve probably noticed a number of Candace’s stories on my reading list. I love her mixture of horror or spookiness with lighter storylines. This short story was no exception!

Tuesday is a high schooler who likes to stand on the street corner on Saturdays and be a mime for tips with her best friend Francis. I really loved how Candace digs into the history of mining and shares famous mimes–who do come into play later in the story.

I don’t want to say too much for fear of spoiling things, but it has some major Christmas Carol vibes but with a twist! It’s such a perfect blending of dark and sweet, and I absolutely can’t recommend this story enough!

A sweet holiday story with a beautifully gothic twist.

My rating: 5/5 thumbs up

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