The Hunger: A chilling true story

The Hunger by Alma Katsu is an intelligent and eerily written portrayal of the true events of the Donner party as they attempted to make it to California in 1846. This book chilled me to the core; it was spooky and yet all too realistic, as the individual characters and storylines wove together and tore... Continue Reading →

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Resin: A disturbing tale…

I feel like Resin by Ane Riel would have been an old wives' tale back in the day. It would have served as a cautionary tale about coveting too many things and never having enough; it would have been told to prevent gluttony and hoarding. Resin is a dark, atmospheric story which sits alongside the... Continue Reading →

Blog Tour: Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling!

Book Spotlight Title:  Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling! Author: Emer Mclysaght & Sarah Breen Twitter: @EmerTheScreamer & @Sarahjaybee About the book: OMGWACA was the number one bestselling adult fiction title in 2017 in Ireland and even the Irish prime minister was tweeting about it! The book was written by two best friends; it started... Continue Reading →

A review of The Trouble Boys

The Trouble Boys by E.R. Fallon has left me pleasantly surprised. I do not often choose gang crime novels, or particularly historical ones, but I am glad that I chose to read and review this one. The plot is fast-paced with excellent characters and raw, gritty events. The Trouble Boys will be published on Thursday... Continue Reading →

The Coffin Path: Murder Galore!

I opened The Coffin Path by Katherine Clements anxious and excited, and I was not disappointed. Published yesterday, this novel is eerie and dark, relying on gradual tension building. As the reader, you must commit yourself to reading this book and choosing which characters to trust along the way. With a lot of murder, spooky... Continue Reading →

My NaNo tips

So, NaNoWriMo is nearly over (OH GOD!), and maybe I have not yet written as much, or as quickly as I would have liked. During this month, I have been dealing with a busy month at work as my responsibilities have increased; helping the boyfriend get a new job (SUCCESS!); a bit of family drama;... Continue Reading →

My week in reading

This weekend has not been very successful in getting much of anything done. Therefore, this week, I aim to blitz my way through the rest of the novel I am currently reading, start reading a new ARC from NetGalley, and read a Walker children's book. I am currently reading Stephen and Owen King's Sleeping Beauties. I... Continue Reading →

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