ARC review, book review, young adult

His Hideous Heart edited by Dahlia Adler (ARC Review)

Thirteen of YA’s most celebrated names reimagine Edgar Allan Poe’s most surprising, unsettling, and popular tales for a new generation. Edgar Allan Poe may be a hundred and fifty years beyond this world, but the themes of his beloved works have much in common with modern young adult fiction. Whether the stories are familiar to readers or discovered for the first time, readers will revel in Edgar Allan Poe’s classic tales, and how they’ve been brought to life in 13 unique and unforgettable ways… Read More His Hideous Heart edited by Dahlia Adler (ARC Review)

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Plot Monster Short Story Writing Contest: “Jerome of the Rosary” by Steven Spitzer (2nd Place Winner)

As some of you might have seen, I published some info posts at the end of July and start of August about a short fiction writing contest hosted by Plot Monster in celebration of their one year blogiversary! I was honoured that Plot Monster asked me to be a judge for this contest, and I agreed…… Read More Plot Monster Short Story Writing Contest: “Jerome of the Rosary” by Steven Spitzer (2nd Place Winner)

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Plot Monster Short Story Writing Contest: “Love Drunk” by Miranda Rider (3rd Place Winner)

As some of you might have seen, I published some info posts at the end of July and start of August about a short fiction writing contest hosted by Plot Monster in celebration of their one year blogiversary! I was honoured that Plot Monster asked me to be a judge for this contest, and I agreed…… Read More Plot Monster Short Story Writing Contest: “Love Drunk” by Miranda Rider (3rd Place Winner)

backlist blast, weekly meme

Backlist Blast #19: The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo

Happy Friday Junior, and Backlist Blast day! Today I decided to feature a backlisted book that I’ve been wanting a copy of ever since it was announced. Well, I recently won a gift card, and decided to finally buy The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo for myself with that gift card! Yay! I liked the Grisha… Read More Backlist Blast #19: The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo

blog tour, book feature, teaser

Mirrors & Thorns: A Dark Fairy Tale Anthology (Blog Tour: Teaser)

I’m so excited to tell you all about this awesome anthology that was published on October 25th, just in time for Halloween! If you enjoy dark fantasy/fairytales and short stories, then this is the anthology for you! Described by the publisher as “fourteen stories from fourteen different authors [which] will have you curled up on… Read More Mirrors & Thorns: A Dark Fairy Tale Anthology (Blog Tour: Teaser)

Adult, book review

Uncommon Type: Some Stories by Tom Hanks (Review)

Title: Uncommon Type: Some Stories Author: Tom Hanks Type: Fiction Genre: Adult, Short Stories, Contemporary Imprint: Alfred A. Knopf Publisher: Penguin Random House Date published: October 17, 2017 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 405 Source: Publisher A physical copy of this book was kindly provided by the publisher, in exchange for an honest review. A collection of seventeen wonderful… Read More Uncommon Type: Some Stories by Tom Hanks (Review)