Nightmare Before Christmas

I know, it’s only March, but who doesn’t just love The Nightmare Before Christmas all year long? I go around singing songs from here all year long. One of my favorites … And what about the love story that is Jack and Sally? I’m not a big romance person, but I must admit that thisContinue reading “Nightmare Before Christmas”

The Devil Aspect

The bohemian setting of Czechoslovakia is the perfect stage for this rich and macabre tale of a young doctor taking a new assignment at Hrad Orlu asylum for the criminally insane, in order to prove his controversial Devil Aspect theory. Dr Viktor Kosarek believes that a ‘devil aspect’ exists in everyone (meaning the Devil himselfContinue reading “The Devil Aspect”

A different kind of candle

When I think about all the books that get thrown away, all those words and thoughts from somebody’s dreams, it makes me feel like the world became just a little bit darker. Colder. Sad. This ability to recycle books into beautiful pieces of art allows for there to be a little more light and lifeContinue reading “A different kind of candle”

Out Cold

What do you get when you cross a neuroscientist and journalist? You get book that will knock you Out Cold with a fascinating, albeit weird, journey though the science behind hypothermia. The author, and his writing style (as if he is checking in with you throughout the book, like a protective big brother while you’reContinue reading “Out Cold”

Falling In Paints

When all the words have been read, and the book is thrown down and forgotten, before the trash man has a chance to haul someones dreams away, there is a way to not just give a book a second chance, but also to breathe new life into it. This is but a few ways booksContinue reading “Falling In Paints”

Vicious

This was such a fun sci-fi read from the absolutely talented author V. E. Schwab, the author of The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue. Since that book blew me away, I quickly researched and have started down the “read everything she’s written path” as there’s nothing I love more than an incredible story teller thatContinue reading “Vicious”

The Perfect Daughter

I know in this pandemic we all have had to find new ways to keep ourselves happy, entertained, and connected to something as we have endured an ever changing way of life, sometimes it’s felt like an everyday change. One thing that luckily hasn’t changed is the creativity and quality of novels being released thisContinue reading “The Perfect Daughter”

The Hour of the Witch

A little teaser for you for an amazing novel that is set to be released May 4, 2021. I would DEFINITELY go ahead and preorder this and quick! Cheating spouses, lies, and a good old witch trial… sign me up! 😁 Absolutely riveting historical fiction that carries the thick, atmospheric suspense used in most thrillers.Continue reading “The Hour of the Witch”

Later

Well, once again Mr. King has proven that he is the master of the horror genre, and an overall brilliant story teller. This short novella once again is a coming of age story, an area in which his talents as an author truly shine, that is such an engrossing and fast paced tale that willContinue reading “Later”

The Patient

An out of the way, unnamed, dark, bleak asylum contains a dangerous patient who is rumored to be able to ruin, haunt, or even snuff out the lives of the people try to cure him. A young idealist psychiatrist, still grappling with his own childhood trauma is driving to his first assignment after graduating fromContinue reading “The Patient”