Blog Tour: Letters from the Dead by Sam Hurcom

Welcome to my stop on the Letters from the Dead blog tour! This historical crime novel is twisty, harrowing, and perfect for cosying up with on a cold winter's night. Check out my thoughts below! Letters from the Dead by Sam Hurcom Publisher: Orion Books Publication date: 26 November 2020 Genre: Gothic/crime fiction Page count: … Continue reading Blog Tour: Letters from the Dead by Sam Hurcom

Mini Reviews: The Turn of the Screw and The Haunting of Hill House

For October's Off the Grid readathon, I decided to build a spooky little TBR! I ended up reading two classics of the horror genre: The Turn of the Screw by Henry James and The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson. This decision may or may not have been influenced by my recent binging of … Continue reading Mini Reviews: The Turn of the Screw and The Haunting of Hill House

Book Review: The Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling

The Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling Publisher: HarperVoyager Publication date: 16 May 2019 Genre: Science fiction Page count: 432 pages Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars   My spooky October reading continues with the tense sci-fi thriller, The Luminous Dead. I was so curious about this one because I wasn't sure what to expect -- was … Continue reading Book Review: The Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling

Book Review: Killing for Company: The Case of Dennis Nilson by Brian Masters

I'm an enthusiastic listener of true crime podcasts, having been caught up in the My Favorite Murder craze back when it started, but have read very few true crime books. While I've moved on to better and more responsible podcasts, my interest in true crime remains. When the opportunity to read Killing for Company crossed my path, I decided to give it a go, despite some of my discomfort around true crime reporting and attitudes.

Book Review: Dangerous Remedy by Kat Dunn

Dangerous Remedy has been on my radar for ages -- I love a good historical fantasy and the French Revolution setting caught my eye. I think that for a reader like me, who has become incredibly picky about what I do and do not like in YA over the years, this one didn't quite hit the mark. However, I think you'll enjoy this one if you're a dedicated YA reader and are looking for a fantasy with a different flavour.