Book Review: The Secret of Lucianne Dove by Roberta L. Smith

Title: The Secret of Lucianne Dove Author: Roberta L. Smith Genre: Paranormal Mystery, Ghosts, Historical Fiction Publisher: Lulu Publication Date: January 26th 2008 Rating: 4 stars Goodreads | Book Depository | Amazon | Author Website Review copy provided by the author. Lucianne Dove came to Virginia City during its heyday, a bride with a past […]

Book Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Title: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Author: Ransom Riggs Genre: Young Adult, Paranormal, Historical Fiction Publisher: Quirck Books Publication Date: June 7th 2011 Rating: 3 stars Goodreads | Book Depository | Amazon A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. And a strange collection of very curious photographs. It all waits to be discovered in Miss […]

Book Review: The Lady of The Rivers by Philippa Gregory

Title: The Lady of The Rivers Author: Philippa Gregory Genre: Historical Fiction, Romance Publisher: Simon & Schuster Publication Date: September 15th 2011 Rating: 2,5 stars Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository Review copy provided through GalleyGrab. Jacquetta, daughter of the Count of Luxembourg and kinswoman to half the royalty of Europe, was married to the […]

Book Review: Red Winter by Kathleen McFall and Clark Hays

Title: Red Winter Author: Clark Hays, co-author Kathleen McFall Genre: Horror, Supernatural, Western, Novella Publisher: Pumpjack Press Publication Date: August 13th 2011 Rating: 4 stars Goodreads | Amazon | Smashwords | Author’s Website The year is 1890. Sheriff Early Hardiman has seen a lot of bad things in his life, but nothing could have prepared […]

Book Review: Those Across The River by Christopher Buehlman

Title: Those Across The River Author: Christopher Buehlman Genre: Horror, Thriller, Supernatural, Historical Fiction Publisher: Ace Hardcover Publication Date: September 6th 2011 Review copy received from the publisher through Netgalley. Rating: 4 stars Goodreads | Amazon (Hardcover) | Amazon (Kindle) | B&N | Book Depository | Author Website Failed academic Frank Nichols and his wife, […]

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 […]