Tag Archive: paranormal fiction

Bellman & Black: A Ghost Story by Diane Setterfield

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Did you read The Thirteenth Tale, Diane Setterfield’s debut novel? It came out way back in 2006, which I cannot believe I just referred to as “way back,” and made a big, almost-universally… Continue reading

Stone Guardian by Danielle Monsch

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In my day job as a librarian, I don’t pay much attention to self-published books. They tend to suffer from poor copy editing, stream of consciousness rambling, and awkward writing. As a general… Continue reading

Q and A with Loretta Nyhan

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Wow, life certainly happened to my planned Witch Week! First it happened in the form of Book Expo America (BEA), which got in the way of my interview with Loretta Nyhan. For those… Continue reading

Read It, Scene It: Warm Bodies

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When I saw Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion available on NetGalley in expectation of the movie, I thought, Hm, zombies…and romance. I can totally parlay this into a date night. My boyfriend loves… Continue reading

The Archived by Victoria Schwab

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I feel the need to make one thing clear: I have not finished this book. The publisher only made the first hundred-and-some-odd pages available to me as an ARC, so if you read… Continue reading

Review: Unspoken (Lynburn Legacy #1) by Sarah Rees Brennan

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I love Sarah Rees Brennan. She’s one of the sharpest, funniest, most original YA authors writing today. Her excellent Demon’s Lexicon Trilogy¬†wowed me, so of course I requested Unspoken¬†from Netgalley as soon as… Continue reading

The Curiosities by Maggie Stiefvater, Tessa Gratton, and Brenna Yovanoff

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I had this review slated for October, when lo and behold, I noticed on Amazon that the release date had been shifted to the first week of August! So, here it is, my… Continue reading

Dark Horse Vamps It Up

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Ah, summer. The heat might be atrocious (make that “is atrocious”) but think of all the blessings: watermelon, 4th of July, pool parties, long sunlit hours, vampires… Yup, I said vampires. Dark Horse… Continue reading

Review: The Gathering Storm by Robin Bridges

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The Gathering Storm (The Katerina Trilogy, #1) by Robin Bridges St. Petersburg, Russia, 1888. As she attends a whirl of glittering balls, royal debutante Katerina Alexandrovna, Duchess of Oldenburg, tries to hide a… Continue reading