Audrey Rose Wadsworth and Thomas Cresswell have landed in America, a bold, brash land unlike the genteel streets of London they knew. But like London, the city of Chicago hides its dark secrets well. When the two attend the spectacular World’s Fair, they find the once-in-a-lifetime event tainted with reports of missing people and unsolved murders. Determined to help, Audrey Rose and Thomas begin their investigations, only to find themselves facing a serial killer unlike any they’ve heard of before. Identifying him is one thing, but capturing him—and getting dangerously lost in the infamous Murder Hotel he constructed as a terrifying torture device—is another… Read More Capturing the Devil by Kerri Maniscalco (Review)
I finished the 12th book in the October Daye series the other day…which means that I’m all caught up now! Ah! In case this is the first October Day themed post of mine that you’ve come across, I highly recommend that you read my full-length review for the first book and my mini-reviews for books… Read More October Daye Series by Seanan McGuire: Books 7-10 (Multiple Bullet Point Reviews)
A divided nation. Four Queens. A ruthless pickpocket. A noble messenger. And the murders that unite them.Get in quick, get out quicker.These are the words Keralie Corrington lives by as the preeminent dipper in the Concord, the central area uniting the four quadrants of Quadara… Read More Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte (Review)
Happy Friday Junior, and Backlist Blast day, everyone! This Tuesday (January 22), Alan Bradley’s The Golden Tresses of the Dead (the 10th book in his Flavia de Luce series!) came out, and it reminded me that I still haven’t read the first book in the series! I’m really ashamed of this because a) I own a copy of… Read More Backlist Blast #27: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
Hello everyone! And welcome to my December TBR post! What are you most excited to read this month? So, those of you who have read my November TBR post will know that I fell behind on my reading in September because of some career changes and other stuff that was going on. Well, I didn’t… Read More December 2018 TBR
In an innocent, small town, the death of a popular rich boy named Jason Blossom rattles the town. Archie Andrews discovers his love for music, and his teacher. Betty Cooper unravels her feelings for Archie, and her family secrets. Veronica Lodge is the new girl, who is a threat to cheerleading captain Cheryl Blossom, Jason’s twin sister. Archie, Betty, Veronica, and Jughead band together to find the mysteries behind Jason Blossom’s murder.… Read More Riverdale: Season One (Review)
Hello everyone! And welcome to my November TBR post! What are you most excited to read in November? Before I get into what I shall be reading, I thought that I would let you guys know that that TBR post will be formatted a little bit like my October TBR post, in that the books… Read More November 2018 TBR
With both Halloween and National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) coming up, I have decided to partner up with Invaluable to bring you an epic infographic! For those of you planning on writing a novel that’s more on the spooky side, the below infographic depicts and explains the 10 main elements found in Gothic literature!
Since the first two Book Birthday posts in this series were such a hit, here are the books on my radar that are celebrating their Book Birthdays today (a.k.a. books that are being published in Canada today)! Please let me know if you have any feedback and/or suggestions for this series (anything from formatting to content)!
Elizabeth Lavenza hasn’t had a proper meal in weeks. Her thin arms are covered with bruises from her “caregiver,” and she is on the verge of being thrown into the streets . . . until she is brought to the home of Victor Frankenstein, an unsmiling, solitary boy who has everything–except a friend.… Read More The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White (ARC Review)