Book Review: Ghost on Black Mountain by Ann Hite

Title: Ghost on Black Mountain Author: Ann Hite Genre: Ghost, Supernatural, Horror, Thriller, Romance, Drama Publisher: Simon & Schuster Publication Date: September 13th 2011 Rating: 4,5 stars Review copy provided by S&S Galley Grab. Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository Nellie Clay married Hobbs Pritchard without even noticing he was a spell conjured into a […]

Book Review: The Keening by A. LaFaye

Title: The Keening Author: A. LaFaye Genre: Paranormal, Young Adult, Drama, Historical Fiction Publisher: Milkweed Editions Publication Date: April 1st 2010 Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository Rating: 4 stars Review copy provided by publisher through Netgalley. Born into a family with artistry in their fingers, Lyza laments that her only talent is carving letters […]

Book Review: Camelot Lost by Jessica Bonito

Title: Camelot Lost Author: Jessica Bonito Genre: Medieval Fiction, Fantasy, Arthurian Legend Publisher: PublishAmerica Publication Date: July 28th 2008 Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository | Author Website Rating: 5 stars Review copy provided by the author. Arthur Pendragon’s ascension to High King of Britain lays a doting world at his feet, but when the […]

Book Review: The Betrayal of Maggie Blair by Elizabeth Laird

Title: The Betrayal of Maggie Blair Author: Elizabeth Laird Genre: Historical Fiction, Young Adult Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publication Date: April 18th 2011 Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository Rating: 4 stars Review copy provided by the publisher through Netgalley. In seventeenth-century Scotland, saying the wrong thing can lead to banishment—or worse. Accused of being […]

Book Review: Wrapped by Jennifer Bradbury

Title: Wrapped Author: Jennifer Bradbury Genre: Historical Fiction, Suspense, Mystery, Middle Grade Publisher: Atheneum Publication Date: May 24th 2011 Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository Rating: 4 stars Review copy provided by S&S Galley Grab. Agnes Wilkins is standing in front of an Egyptian mummy, about to make the first cut into the wrappings, about […]

Book Review: Eutopia: A Novel of Terrible Optimism by David Nickle

Title: Eutopia: A Novel of Terrible Optimism Author: David Nickle Genre: Literature, Horror, Suspense, Adult, Historical Fiction Publisher: ChiZine Publications Publication Date: May 3rd 2011 Rating: 4 stars Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository Review copy provided by the publisher through Netgalley. The year is 1911. In Cold Spring Harbour, New York, the newly formed […]

Book Review: The Alchemist’s Daughter by Katharine McMahon

Title: The Alchemist’s Daughter Author: Katharine McMahon Genre: Historical Fiction, Romance, Drama Publisher: Three Rivers Press Publication Date: January 31st 2006 Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository Rating: 3,5 stars Review copy purchased by yours truly. There are long-held secrets at the manor house in Buckinghamshire, England, where Emilie Selden has been raised in near […]

Book Review: The Poisoned House by Michael Ford

Title: The Poisoned House Author: Michael Ford Genre: Gothic Horror, Victorian, Ghosts, Haunting, Young Adult Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company Publishing Date: August 1st 2011 Pages: 328 Rating: 3,5 stars Review copy provided by the pubilsher through Netgalley. The year is 1856, and orphan Abigail Tamper lives below stairs in Greave Hall, a crumbling manor […]

Book Review: Kat, Incorrigible by Stephanie Burgis

Title: Kat, Incorrigible Author: Stephanie Burgis Genre: Fantasy, Middle Grade, Witches, Historical Fiction Publisher: Simon & Schuster Pages: 304 Publication Date: April 5th 2011 Rating: 4 stars Review copy provided by the publisher. Goodreads Twelve-year-old Kat Stephenson may be the despair of her social-climbing Step-Mama, but she was born to be a magical Guardian and […]

Book Review: My Frankenstein by Michael Lee

Title: My Frankenstein Author: Michael Lee Genre: Retelling Classics, Fantasy, Gothic Horror, Historical Fiction, Dark Romance Pages: 408 Rating: 4,5 stars Goodreads Review copy provided by Bewitching Book Tours. In a small village in early 19th Century young Eva is enthralled by the new young baron, Viktor Frankenstein. Viktor promises to transform the traditional little […]