Top 5 Tuesdays: Top 5 Books That Didn’t Live Up To The Hype

I can see I'm going to get some flack for my opinions in this post. Shanah over at Bionic Book Worm really picks some great themes each week for Top 5 Tuesdays and this one may cause some interesting discussions to say the least! The way I chose these is they have to have (a) … Continue reading Top 5 Tuesdays: Top 5 Books That Didn’t Live Up To The Hype

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Countdown to Halloween: What I’m Reading This Month

It really doesn't have to be near Halloween for me to read something spooky, gothic, scary, weird, etc. etc. That's just plain bookish goodness right there! However, I just so happen to have some great books I plan on getting to soon and it happens to be nearly Halloween. Eat Me: A Natural and Unnatural … Continue reading Countdown to Halloween: What I’m Reading This Month

Top 5 Tuesday: Top 5 Tropes I’ve Had Enough Of – and How They Can Be Done Better

I could wax lyrical about all the tropes I'm completely done with, that I never again want to see the light of day, or light of the moon for that matter. But that would just be a list - and this isn't a Listicle. The tropes I mention below are ones I've had enough of in their lazy … Continue reading Top 5 Tuesday: Top 5 Tropes I’ve Had Enough Of – and How They Can Be Done Better

Buried Alive By Books Out In October 2018

Orphans in India get pulled into a strange “rescue” mission aimed at stripping their mysterious powers, a portrait painter unintentionally opens a circle of mysterious circumstances, themes of empowered women to environmental nightmares to utopian dreams are illuminated and a house walks about on chicken feet. These are the books released in October 2018 that I'm excited … Continue reading Buried Alive By Books Out In October 2018

Countdown to Halloween: Horror To Keep You Up At Night

It's almost Halloween! Ok, it's a few weeks from Halloween, but who's counting. Me! I recently read an article on Tor.com that linked to NPR Books who had asked readers to nominate their favourite horror tales. A panel of judges then selected the 100 most terrifying. Of course the list is subjective - but who doesn't enjoy looking through 'Top … Continue reading Countdown to Halloween: Horror To Keep You Up At Night

Getting To Know Me: 55 Quirky Bookish Questions Answered

Books have recommended their reader to me before. I also find you can learn more about a person by looking at their bookshelves - And if someone doesn't have any books on their bookshelves, that must say something too, although I'm not sure what... But sometimes it's just nice to answer a few questions to give a quick overview of … Continue reading Getting To Know Me: 55 Quirky Bookish Questions Answered