Book Reviews, Classic Literature, Fiction, Horror

Reviewing: The Fall of the House of Usher and The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allen Poe

Poe’s stories are famously short, they can be read in a single sitting, so I’ve decided to do a post here about how I recently read two of his most iconic pieces - The Fall of the House of Usher, and The Tell-Tale Heart - and how the experience was for me. I’ve never really… Continue reading Reviewing: The Fall of the House of Usher and The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allen Poe

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Book Reviews, Fiction, Graphic Novel, Horror, Supernatural

Reviewing: Wytches by Scott Snyder and Jock

Okay you know that old phrase ‘don’t judge a book by its cover’? Well I do that a lot I’m afraid. I can’t help it, if a cover is eye catching I’m more likely to pick it up in a bookshop. That’s kind of what happened here, I mean look at it: I love graphic… Continue reading Reviewing: Wytches by Scott Snyder and Jock

Book Reviews, History, Horror, Supernatural

Reviewing: The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters

I feel like it’s a legal requirement that every lesbian read a Sarah Waters book. I myself have read three, and been to see one on stage, so needless to say I’m familiar with her work. There were no lesbians in this one (spoiler alert) but there was supernatural suspense, so I read it all… Continue reading Reviewing: The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters

Book Reviews, Fiction, YA

Reviewing: The Other Side of Lost by Jessi Kirby

The book is shown here as a part of my Book Box Club September box! Keep an eye out for a review! This book is a short but powerful piece of writing. Mari Turner is a teen influencer with an online following for whom she creates the illusion of the perfect life. We see her… Continue reading Reviewing: The Other Side of Lost by Jessi Kirby

Book Reviews, Crime/Police, Mystery, Thriller

Reviewing: The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

  (Shown above, the US and UK covers!) The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle blew me away, so much so that I actually didn’t take my usual notes. I just read it, from beginning to end, using my Kindle’s glorious highlight abilities to keep track of the various threads weaving through Blackheath house. The concept… Continue reading Reviewing: The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

Blogger Tags, Personal

The Mystery Blogger Award!

A big huge thank you to Roaring Bookworm who nominated me for this! What is the Mystery Blogger Award? “Mystery Blogger Award” is an award for amazing bloggers with ingenious posts. Their blog not only captivates; it inspires and motivates. They are one of the best out there, and they deserve every recognition they get. This award… Continue reading The Mystery Blogger Award!

Fiction, Horror, LGBT+, Supernatural, Thriller

Reviewing: Alice Isn’t Dead by Joseph Fink

I am, as you all know, a huge fan of Fink’s other work - Welcome To Night Vale, co written with Jeffrey Cranor - so evidently when Alice Isn’t Dead was announced you can be sure I was excited. I’m writing this review from the unique position of someone who has started the podcast, but… Continue reading Reviewing: Alice Isn’t Dead by Joseph Fink