Episode 3: Just Another Creepy Doll: The Museum of Mary Child by Cassandra Golds

It's Spooky Month! Carey and Marie kick things off with The Museum of Mary Child by Cassandra Golds. Within, all your creepy doll, Anglican allegory, talking bird, Regency Gothic and mysterious orphan needs. In this episode, you tell yourself it was just a dream, but the Society of Caged Birds tells us otherwise.

The Museum of Mary Child: Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble, Goodreads, Better World Books, Libraries/WordCat

Cassandra Golds: Website

Clair de Lune: Goodreads

The Three Loves of Persimmon: Goodreads

Pureheart: Goodreads


Content Warnings: Emotional Abuse, Religious Abuse, Mental Illness, Abuse of the Mentally Ill, Abuse through the Carceral System



Magic Attic Club

My Friends Dolls

Ghost of the Doll

Ghost Of The Doll is an ID website dedicated to toys of the 1980's and 1990's (plus a few 2000's thrown in for good measure)! Here you can reminisce whilst browsing through an extensive selection of toys, view commercials and chat in the forum.

Always Sisters

Sunshine Family

Julie's Fondue Set


Marie's Readalikes:

Wishing for Tomorrow: A Sequel to A Little Princess by Hilary McKay

Behind the Attic Wall by Sylvia Cassidy

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase by Joan Aiken

Carey's Readalikes:

John Bellairs

Mary Downing Hahn

The Bears' House by Marilyn Sachs

Currently Reading:

Doll Bones by Holly Black

The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Perez

Cuckoo Song by Frances Hardinge

Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsey