New book - The Secret of Vesalius by Jordi Llobregat
New Books

The Secret of Vesalius by Jordi Llobregat

Just look at this beauty!!! Now you all know that Frankenstein is my favourite book of all time (more on that in a future post), so when I got this book in the mail I was like a kid on Christmas! It's described as "Frankenstein meets The Shadow of the Wind in a Gothic thriller… Continue reading The Secret of Vesalius by Jordi Llobregat

Book subscription, Book Subscription Reviews

Happy 1st birthday to my favourite horror subscription box

Nocturnal Reader's Box - October Unboxing October NRB was the 1-year anniversary box as Vincent & Jessica celebrated a year of fabulous horror swag being sent to horror fans all over the world. I'll say one thing, they celebrated in style! The box itself had to be enlarged by a few inches to make sure… Continue reading Happy 1st birthday to my favourite horror subscription box

book review

Blanky by Kealan Patrick Burke

"You say you can't imagine what it must be like to lose a child. Let me make it easy for you. It's the beginning of the end of your world" In the wake of his infant daughter's tragic death, Steve Brannigan is struggling to keep himself together. Estranged from his wife, who refuses to be… Continue reading Blanky by Kealan Patrick Burke

book review

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

"Maybe there is a beast...maybe it's only us" A plane crashes on an uninhabited island and the only survivors, a group of schoolboys, assemble on the beach and wait to be rescued. At first, the boys revel in the freedom of limited adult supervision but very quickly they realise that being rescued is increasingly unlikely.… Continue reading Lord of the Flies by William Golding

book review, Horror

The Making Of Gabriel Davenport by Beverley Lee

In a house built on truth, something lays hidden. Beth and Stu Davenport moved to the English hillside town of Meadowford Bridge to give their young son, Gabriel, an idyllic, rural childhood. But in a single evening, the Davenports' dream is shattered by a hidden, ancient darkness -- and their lives are forever changed. Years… Continue reading The Making Of Gabriel Davenport by Beverley Lee

Blog Tour, book review, Crime

Cast Iron by Peter May

  Welcome to day one of the Cast Iron blog tour! Thanks for stopping by. Cast Iron is the sixth and last book in the Enzo Files series. The back cover book blurb sums it up perfectly without giving away the many twists and turns throughout. "THE GIRL IN THE LAKE In 1989, a killer dumped… Continue reading Cast Iron by Peter May

Reading Tips

Read more books in 5 easy steps

Do you have more books in your to-be-read pile than books you have actually read? Does your obsession with books and reading far outweigh the actual time you have available? Find yourself opening a book and rereading the same paragraph 10 times before giving up due to the persistent little voice calling “mooommmeeeeee!”? or even “daaadddeeeee!”?.… Continue reading Read more books in 5 easy steps

book review, Horror

Pork Pie Hat by Peter Straub

“The jazz legend known as Pork Pie Hat has never told anyone about the horrible event he witnessed as a child in the forbidden woods known as The Backs, even though the events of that Halloween night have haunted him even since. But Hat is sick now, nearing the end of a long slide through the depths of alcoholism and depression, and the time has come for the truth to be known about what he saw…and what he did”.

Book Subscription Reviews

Book Box Club May Unboxing – “Wizards at War”

Love bookish things? Love YA? Want to be part of a secret book club society? If you answered yes to all of these questions then the Book Box Club is for you! This is not a sponsored post, I just loved this box that much! On my quest to find a book subscription box that ticked… Continue reading Book Box Club May Unboxing – “Wizards at War”

book review, Crime

We Were Kings by Thomas O’Malley and Douglas Graham Purdy

The body had been tarred and feathered, but it wasn't like anything Owen had ever read about in history books. The premise of this book is quite clear from the beginning, things are not as they seem. The story focuses on the shadowy underbelly of 1950's Boston and it starts with the discovery of a… Continue reading We Were Kings by Thomas O’Malley and Douglas Graham Purdy