literature

Review: The Time Thief by Charles Stoll

  Synopsis: The Time Thief is one of those rare novels in which each of the five main characters has a true cause of their own: Professor Royale, whose theories on time are unique and provocative, will make the reader reevaluate their own concepts of time. The professor’s father, Marvin, Sr., who seeks the sweet […]

Review: The Warlock and the Wolf by Delfy Hall

      SYNOPSIS: A scientist. A warlock. A wolf. These three will determine the fate of Holland. In 1647, Holland no longer persecutes witches, and many people don’t believe in witchcraft, including Mina Walraven, a young scientist. Descended from freed slaves, orphan Mina trains as a naturalist in The Hague. She dreams of becoming […]

Review: The Masked City by Genevieve Cogman

    Librarian-spy Irene is working undercover in an alternative London when her assistant Kai goes missing. She discovers he’s been kidnapped by the fae faction and the repercussions could be fatal. Not just for Kai, but for whole worlds. Kai’s dragon heritage means he has powerful allies, but also powerful enemies in the form […]

Review: Yonder – A Southern Haunting by LeeAnne Hansen

Summoned by the news of her dying father, Isabel Delilah Jones escapes from New York City, broken hearted and disillusioned, back to her small Mississippi town. She is welcomed smack dab into a bizarre inheritance, a complex war for her affection between two former best friends, a dire haunting from an unknown child, and a […]

Review: A Girl’s Guide To Landing A Greek God by Bill Fuller

SYNOPSIS: When Angie’s big fat Greek wedding goes bust, her grandmother sends her on a trip to Greece with the instruction to set sail on a mysterious fishing boat that will take her to an uncharted island. Waiting for her at the dock is Milos, who’s charming and handsome and confesses he’s been crushing on […]

Review: The Incurables by Jon Bassoff

  9/10 I absolutely loved this book. It was dark, twisted,  gory in parts and psychologically messed up – what’s not to love?! Jon Bassoff is now on my list of authors to look out for, I gather that he’s previous work is equally awesome and has been adapted for the tellybox. This book was […]

Review: The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham

One day I will give a book a bad review but today is not that day. I was already biased in favour of this book for a couple of reasons; I remember my mum telling me she had to read this book in highschool and that she was terrified that the triffids would come to […]

Teenage Me Really Did Know Best

I look back on my teenage years with the same mixed feelings as everyone else does – some wonderful, toe curling embarrassment (largely hair related), some minor shame (social faux pas and spats with my fellow teenaged friends) and mostly just relief that I got through my teen years relatively unscathed (and with better hair). […]

Bit of Wittering

I’ve spent the past couple of days thinking up various structured posts I could write, some of those thoughts were even good thoughts (I think) but here we are on Tuesday and I’ve decided to have an unstructured witter instead. I cracked into another book today (The Taxidermist’s Daughter by Kate Mosse) that I picked […]

A Penny Down the Well: A Review

7/10 Author: J. A. Crook Kindle Edition Genre: Horror Amazon Synopsis: In the second collection from horror author J. A. Crook, readers will be exposed to a myriad of harrowing tales from one of the most unique minds in horror today. “Down the Drain,” is a story where Jared, a new renter at a low-class […]