• Banshee Reads
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    #BansheeReads: Geek Love by Katherine Dunn

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team hosts a weekly book club called #BansheeReads. We are an opinionated bunch so there aren’t many times that we all like a book that we are reading. Geek Love, however, is one of those rare gems. Synopsis: Geek Love is the story of the Binewskis, a carny family whose mater- and paterfamilias set out–with the help of amphetamine, arsenic, and radioisotopes–to breed their own exhibit of human oddities. There’s Arturo the Aquaboy, who has flippers for limbs and a megalomaniac ambition worthy of Genghis Khan . . . Iphy and Elly, the lissome Siamese twins . . . albino hunchback Oly, and the outwardly…