Horror, Mystery| 240 pages | 09.26.2019 3 STARS This book left me with mixed feelings. It took quite a while to get into it and I was starting to get worried I'd DNF it. But then, family members started disappearing and my heart quickened. D.W. Gillespie really knows how to draw you into the fear,… Continue reading ARC Review – One by One by D.W. Gillespie
Horror, Psychological Thriller| 254 pages | 09.30.2019 2 STARS I would like to thank NetGalley, the publisher and the author for my advanced copy of this novel in exchange for an honest review. What a strange and disorganized story! I enjoyed the weirdness, the confusion, and the not-knowing-what's-going-on when it was obviously done intentionally. But… Continue reading ARC Review – Lesath by A.M. Kherbasch
Chick Lit, Romance| 304 pages | 10.15.2019 | St. Martin's Griffin 1 STAR I wanted to love this novel. I am a big fan of cheesy Christmas romances, Vermont, and snowy winters. The book had the right setting. It had theoretically great characters. It had the potential for a great 'we reconnected after many years'… Continue reading ARC Review – Christmas in Vermont by Anita Hughes
Middle Grade, Horror| 136 pages | 09.01.2019 | Jolly Fish Press 2 STARS First of all, I love that middle-grade horror is starting to take off and is getting the attention it deserves. Thomas Kingsley Troupe's Haunted States of America Series is a lovely idea and a fun resource for any middle-grade library. I quite… Continue reading ARC Review – Curse of the Dead-Eyed Doll by Thomas Kingsley Troupe
Guys, I am beyond happy that I can start off my creepy fall love with THREE awesome readathons: RIP 14 and Something Wicked Fall, which both run the entire months of September and October as well as Fright Fall, which takes place in October. I actually just picked up reading speed over the Labor Day… Continue reading Yassssssss, the spooky season begins!
THINGS YOU SAVE IN A FIRE Chick Lit, Romance| 320 pages | 08.13.2019 | St. Martin's Press 4 STARS This was delightful. It had depth, romance, a sliver of suspense, quirky characters, human emotions, and conflict. We all know firemen are hot. We all can imagine being rescued by a hunk of a man and… Continue reading ARC review – Things You Save in a Fire by Katherine Center
NO MATTER Retellings, Fantasy| 347 pages | 08.01.2019 | Red Rogue Press 3 STARS An adaptation of Alice in Wonderland you say? Count me in! Ever since my introduction to Lewis Carrolls' excellent world building, I have loved Alice and her Wonderland. Giving her stories a dark twist makes it all the better. Ever Alice… Continue reading ARC review – Ever Alice by H.J. Ramsay