Book Review: Better Left Buried by Belinda Frisch

Title: Better Left Buried Author: Belinda Frisch Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Age Group: Young Adult Rating: 4 stars Purchase: Amazon Review copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Better Left Buried is a gritty coming of age tale about the power of repressed memories and the loyal, emotional connection forged between […]

Book Review: The Ghosts of Peppernell Manor by Amy M. Reade

Title: The Ghosts of Peppernell Manor Author: Amy M. Reade Genre: Romance, Mystery, Suspense Age Group: Adult Rating: 3 stars Purchase: Amazon Review copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. “Do you know what stories Sarah could tell you about the things that happened in these little cabins? They’d curl that […]

Book Review: The Hawley Book of the Dead by Chrysler Szarlan

Title: The Hawley Book of the Dead Author: Chrysler Szarlan Genre: Paranormal, Fantasy, Witches Age Group: Adult Rating: 4,5 stars Purchase: Amazon Review copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Revelation “Reve” Dyer grew up with her grandmother’s family stories, stretching back centuries to Reve’s ancestors, who founded the town of […]

Book Review: Portraits of Celina by Sue Withing

Title: Portraits of Celina Author: Sue Withing Genre: Young Adult, Paranormal, Ghosts Age Group: Young Adult Rating: 4 stars Purchase: Amazon Review copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Make him pay, Bayley. Make him pay. “It’s as if the wooden chest is luring me, urging me to open it – […]

Book Review: The Haunting of Sunshine Girl by Paige McKenzie and Alyssa B. Sheinmel

Title: The Haunting of Sunshine Girl: Book One Author: Paige McKenzie and Alyssa B. Sheinmel Genre: Young Adult, Horror, Paranormal Age Group: Young Adult Rating: 4 stars Purchase: Amazon Review copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Shortly after her sixteenth birthday, Sunshine Griffith and her mother Kat move from sunny […]

Book Review: Gifted by Donald Hounam

Title: Gifted Author: Donald Hounam Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Age Group: Young Adult Rating: 5 stars Purchase: Amazon Review copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. The Bishop of Oxford is very, very dead. At least the police think it’s the Bishop – it’s impossible to be sure, since someone has […]

Book Review: Stillwater by Maynard Sims

Title: Stillwater Author: Maynard Sims Genre: Ghost Story, Horror, Dark Fiction Age Group: Adult Rating: 4 stars Purchase: Amazon Review copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. A modern ghost story. Life was good for Beth, once. Now a car crash has left her confined to a wheelchair. To help her […]

Book Review: Nyctophobia by Christopher Fowler

Title: Nyctophobia Author: Christopher Fowler Genre: Mystery, Horror Age Group: Adult Rating: 5 stars Purchase: Amazon Review copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. An original thriller from bestselling author Christopher Fowler that reinventing the haunted house story. There are two things you need to know about haunted houses. One, there’s […]

Book Review: Bellman and Black: A Ghost Story

Title: Bellman and Black: A Ghost Story Author: Diane Setterfield Genre: Historical Fiction, Gothic Mystery, Paranormal, Horror, Ghosts Age Group: Adult Rating: 2 stars Purchase: Amazon Review copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Bellman & Black is a heart-thumpingly perfect ghost story, beautifully and irresistibly written, its ratcheting tension exquisitely […]

Book Review: The Whispering Skull (Lockwood & Co #2) by Jonathan Stroud

Title: The Whispering Skull (Lockwood & Co #2) Author: Jonathan Stroud Genre: Fantasy, Paranormal, Young Adult, Ghosts, Horror Age Group: Young Adult Rating: 5 stars Purchase: Amazon Review copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. In the six months since Anthony, Lucy, and George survived a night in the most haunted […]