Spookathon is officially over! The week went by so ridiculously fast and I have no idea where the week went. If you have no idea what spookathon is then you can find out everything in my previous blog post here So I started the week planning on reading five books, one for each challenge...then life … Continue reading #Spookathon Wrap Up!
Genre: Fiction, Horror, Fantasy, Thriller At Cold Mountain Penitentiary, along the lonely stretch of cells known as the Green Mile, killers are depraved as the psychopathic "Billy the Kid" Wharton and the possessed Eduard Delacroix await death strapped in "Old Sparky." Here guards as decent as Paul Edgecombe and as sadistic as Percy Wetmore watch … Continue reading The Green Mile by Stephen King
Another top 5 Wednesday that is actually on time?! Is it too early to say I may be getting back on track with these posts or am I just tempting fate by saying it? Either way this is my second week putting them up on the correct day! If you have absolutely no idea what … Continue reading Top 5 Wednesday – Non Horror Books That Scared Me
Genre: Fiction, Classic, Children's Some Pig. Humble. Radiant. These are the words in Charlotte's Web, high up in Zuckerman's barn. Charlotte's spiderweb tells of her feelings for a little pig named Wilbur, who simply wants a friend. They also express the love of a girl named Fern, who saved Wilbur's life when he was born … Continue reading Charlotte’s Web By E.B. White
Genre: Fiction, Horror, Thriller, Japanese Literature A pulsating psycho-thriller from Ryu Murakami, author of In the Miso Soup A renaissance man for the postmodern age, Ryu Murakami—a musician, filmmaker (Tokyo Decadence), TV personality, and award-winning author—has gained a cult following in the West. His first novel, Almost Transparent Blue, won Japan’s most coveted literary prize and sold … Continue reading Piercing by Ryu Murakami
It's top 5 Wednesday time! Yes I know I'm really behind (again!) but I thought I would get this one sorted so I didn't get any further behind. If you don't know what top 5 Wednesday is then you can find all the information on the Goodreads group here. This week's topic is books featuring … Continue reading Top 5 Wednesday – Books featuring GHOSTS!
Today is the first day of the spookathon readathon! You can find out all the information about the readathon on the official Spookathon twitter page here. This is my first year taking part in this readathon and I'm so excited! The challenge runs from 16-22 October and there are five challenges which you can try … Continue reading Spookathon TBR!
Genre: Fiction, YA, Contemporary, Mental Illness I'm not crazy. I don't see what the big deal is about what happened. But apparently someone does think it's a big deal because here I am. I bet it was my mother. She always overreacts. Fifteen-year-old Jeff wakes up on New Year's Day to find himself in the … Continue reading Suicide Notes By Michael Thomas Ford
Genre: Fiction, Young Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children was the surprise best seller of 2011—an unprecedented mix of YA fantasy and vintage photography that enthralled readers and critics alike. Publishers Weekly called it “an enjoyable, eccentric read, distinguished by well-developed characters, a believable Welsh setting, and some very creepy monsters.” This second novel begins in … Continue reading Hollow City by Ransom Riggs
Genre: Non-Fiction, Animals, Science Includes hundred of the interesting members of the animal kingdom. This title is armed with illustrations and diagrams. It contains information such as the water bears that can live in suspension for hundreds of years, the parasite carried by your cat that makes men grumpy and women promiscuous, and the woodlouse … Continue reading The Book Of Animal Ignorance By John Lloyd