Top 10 Book Releases I’m Looking Forward to in 2019

I’ve been stalking release announcements like it’s my job for 2019 because I have this terrible fear of missing out, and AM TIRED of being the last to know about things!¬†ūüėā 2018 brought so many new author & book recommendations, especially since joining the bookish Instagram & Twitter communities back in August, and my bookshelvesContinue reading “Top 10 Book Releases I’m Looking Forward to in 2019”

Musical Shuffle Book Tag

(Image credit to Becca!) My amazing friend Becca created this fun little book tag, and I’ve been excited to get to it since I was first notified of it! Becca and I haven’t known each other super long, but she’s been SO supportive and is one of the most awesome book bloggers I follow, soContinue reading “Musical Shuffle Book Tag”

Book Review – Hark! the Herald Angels Scream: An Anthology

Title:¬†Hark! The Herald Angels Scream: An Anthology Author:¬†Edited by Christopher Golden Edition:¬†Paperback Page Count:¬†384 pages Rating:¬†¬†4.5 /¬†‚ú®‚ú®‚ú®‚ú®ūüíę Book Summary: Eighteen stories of Christmas horror from bestselling, acclaimed authors including Scott Smith, Seanan McGuire, Josh Malerman, Michael Koryta, Sarah Pinborough, and many more. That there is darkness at the heart of the Yuletide season should notContinue reading “Book Review – Hark! the Herald Angels Scream: An Anthology”

Book Review – The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon

Title:¬†The¬†Winter¬†People Author:¬†Jennifer McMahon Edition:¬†Paperback Page Count:¬†382 pages Rating:¬†¬†5 /¬†‚ú®‚ú®‚ú®‚ú®‚ú® Book Summary: West Hall, Vermont, has always been a town of strange disappearances and old legends. The most mysterious is that of Sara Harrison Shea, who, in 1908, was found dead in the field behind her house just months after the tragic death of her daughter.Continue reading “Book Review – The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon”

2019 Bookish Goals

It’s the end of the year, which is my absolute favorite for several reasons: my birthday, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, AND GOAL SETTING! I love making lists and goals, and nothing makes me happier and more inspired than the start of a new year.¬†ūüėć This year, I wanted to break my reading goals apart from myContinue reading “2019 Bookish Goals”

The End of the Year Book Tag: 2018!

One of my goals for 2019 is to be more active in the bookish blogging community – I love writing and reading reviews about books, but so far, have only really “mingled” on Instagram and Twitter! I’m trying to break that habit by branching out a bit more, so being tagged by Kaleena @ ReaderContinue reading “The End of the Year Book Tag: 2018!”

Book Review: The Siren and the Specter by Jonathan Janz

Title:¬†The Siren and the Specter Author:¬†Jonathan Janz Publisher:¬†Flame Tree Press, 2018 Edition:¬†ARC provided by Flame Tree Press & NetGalley Rating:¬†4 / 5¬†‚ú®‚ú®‚ú®‚ú® Summary:¬† When David Caine, a celebrated skeptic of the supernatural, is invited by an old friend to spend a month in ‚Äúthe most haunted house in Virginia,‚ÄĚ he believes the case will beContinue reading “Book Review: The Siren and the Specter by Jonathan Janz”

Mini Book Reviews #1: Girls Made of Snow and Glass, A Man Called Ove, Brain on Fire

‚ú®¬†Girls Made of Snow and Glass¬†by¬†Melissa Bashardoust¬†(Fantasy, YA, Fairy Tales) Summary:¬†Girls is advertised as a feminist retelling of Snow White, which immediately grabbed my attention – I’m a sucker for fairy tale retellings! The main characters are Lynet (Snow White) and Mina (the Evil Queen), and the book alternates between the two to tell theirContinue reading “Mini Book Reviews #1: Girls Made of Snow and Glass, A Man Called Ove, Brain on Fire”

Top 10 Book Favorites of 2017

I love reading – everything about it! Stories, worlds, characters, bookstores, new book smell, finding written notes on old pages, rereading something and it hitting me the same way it did the very first time — I’ve learned so much from books and have been an avid reader my entire life. My favorite genres haveContinue reading “Top 10 Book Favorites of 2017”