Category: historical fiction.

Book Review: In the House in the Dark of the Woods by Laird Hunt

Book Review: In the House in the Dark of the Woods by Laird Hunt

This is probably one of the oldest books on my shelf. Hachette shipped me a copy of In the House in the Dark of the Woods by Laird Hunt two years ago, and every time Halloween came around, I vowed to read it. I finally got the chance in 2020 because *gestures wildly...
Book Review: The Orphan of Cemetery Hill by Hester Fox

Book Review: The Orphan of Cemetery Hill by Hester Fox

As I continue to read through my recently-released spooky books for Halloween collection, I’m treated to a wide variety of genres that incorporate elements of horror into their narratives. Today’s novel, The Orphan of Cemetery Hill by Hester Fox leans...
Book Review: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Book Review: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Caught up in the buzz of Fall book season again, I jumped at the chance to review Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia which seemed to be on everyone’s must read lists for 2020. My blogger bud Melanie over at GTL reviewed this book a few weeks ago with a...
Book Review: The Residence by Andrew Pyper

Book Review: The Residence by Andrew Pyper

I’m no stranger to the spookiness of Andrew Pyper’s books so I knew his latest, The Residence, would be scary. It was indeed terrifying, and just looking at the cover of it reminds me of all the chilling scenes that were so vividly described it felt like I...
Book Review: A Russian Sister by Caroline Adderson

Book Review: A Russian Sister by Caroline Adderson

It’s been years since I’ve read a book by Caroline Adderson, and I don’t remember anything about the last book itself other than the fact I loved it. Adderson is one of those writers that motivates me to pick up her work, regardless of the genre, and...
Book Review: The Braver Thing by Clifford Jackman

Book Review: The Braver Thing by Clifford Jackman

A few months ago I was scrolling through a publishing catalog and I came across a work of literary fiction all about pirates in the 1700s, so obviously I had to read it! Old-timey pirates; I find them equal parts fascinating and scary. I was curious to see if these...