Tag Archives: Horror

Review: Your House Is on Fire, Your Children All Gone by Stefan Kiesbye

How did I get it: My library. Why did I read it: The book looked scary and unusual and familiar all at the same time. I figured it would make for a refreshing change in one way or another. Summary:  The village of Hemmersmoor is a … Continue reading

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Review: Every House is Haunted by Ian Rogers

How did I get it: Netgalley. Why did I read it: I have to admit that this was initially a case of cover instant-love, but I also loved the concept behind it. Summary:  Ian Rogers explores the border-places between our world … Continue reading

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Review: Long Lankin by Lindsey Barraclough

How did I get it: The library. I ordered a copy for my YA collection. Why did I read it: I first heard about this book through The Book Smugglers. While their review made me a little wary, I wanted to read something Teen … Continue reading

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More 2012 Books I Want #7: Fantasy & Horror

Back again with more books to pine for. Click on the covers to learn more!               Hemlock Grove by Brian McGreevy (Farrar, Straus and Giroux: March 27)  Girl Blue by Alan Nayes (Samhain: April 3 for ebook /August 7 … Continue reading

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Review: The Midnight Eye Files: The Amulet by William Meikle

How did I get it: Through inter-library loan. Which I would only suggest if you, like me, cannot finish ebooks and need printed copies. Otherwise this book is pretty fast and pretty inexpensive. Why did I read it: I have a weakness … Continue reading

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Review: Fungus of the Heart by Jeremy C. Shipp

How did I get it: I borrowed a paperback copy from a friend. Why did I read it: I just was in the need for something short and different. For some reason, I picked up this book and it was so difficult … Continue reading

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Review: Claymore vol. 1-17 by Norihiro Yagi

How did I get it: The library. Why did I read it:  I got to around vol. 9 in this series several years ago (thanks to The Hopeful Librarian) and then promptly forgot about it. Since I’m attempting to read more … Continue reading

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Best Reads of 2011 – The Books That Got Away

Considering the vast array of books published in 2011, it won’t surprise anyone to learn that I did not read all of them. (Or at least I sincerely hope that doesn’t surprise anyone. That would be scary.) So in keeping with … Continue reading

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Best Reads of 2011 – Adult Fiction

Here are my Top 11 Adult Books of 2011. These selections are not ranked or in any particular order outside of alphabetical. And although the majority of them came out this year, several are less recent. 5 Stars: The Blade Itself and … Continue reading

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Review: Black Butler vol. 1-7 by Yana Toboso

How did I get it: The library. Why did I read it:  I have been meaning to read this series for a long time now. How I would rate it: 5 out of 5 stars. Summary: When a terrible fire claims … Continue reading

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