Home Before Dark by Riley Sager: A Horrifying Haunted House Thriller Worth the Nightmares It’ll Give You – Book Review

Home Before Dark by Riley Sager is a Gothic horror mystery thriller about a woman named Maggie who returns to a house that she has no memory of residing in. All she knows about the house—Baneberry Hall—is the controversial nonfiction book her dad had written about it, flinging her family into an incredibly stressful limelight that’s followed her since childhood. When her dad dies

Blood Rites (The Dresden Files #6) by Jim Butcher: Vampire Pals, Provocative Flicks, and Silly Puppies Abound – Book Review

Blood Rites by Jim Butcher is the sixth instalment in the author’s adult urban fantasy series, The Dresden Files. Harry’s latest client is a sassy and suave vampire named Thomas with morally ambiguous allegiances, who seeks out the cranky wizard man to help him hunt down the malevolent forces that’s killing off the lovely ladies of a skin flick

The Strange Library by Haruki Murakami: A Strange Little Borzoi Book of Fun – Book Review

The Strange Library by Haruki Murakami is a Japanese surrealist children’s novel about a young boy, a girl, and a strange fucking sheep dude that are trying to escape a creepy library. This was my very first Borzoi book (i.e.: has unique emphasis on details such as card stocks, illustrations and overall craftsmanship of the book) and it’s one I won’t be forgetting anytime soon!

The Leavers by Lisa Ko: A Journey of Emotional Providence Amid the Intimacies of Diasporic Othering – Book Review

The Leavers by Lisa Ko is Chinese-American fiction literature book that centres on the lifelong consequences and ramifications of abandonment, and how it contributes heavily to cultural identity crises of multicultural children adopted into white families. We follow Deming Guo, a Chinese-American adoptee that lives in the suburbs with his white parents amid forced assimilation into a world of racist white privilege.

Parade by Shūichi Yoshida: A Slow-Burn Psychological Exploration of the Darkness Beneath Monotonous City-Living – Book Review

Parade by Shūichi Yoshida is a Japanese psychological mystery story about four distinct individuals who all reside in a small two-bedroom Tokyo apartment. How these four came to be together is a matter of happenstance due to life’s quirky humour. They end up developing a friendship that they don’t even realise exists.

Death Masks (The Dresden Files #5) by Jim Butcher: Conflict Resolutions & Holy Chaotic Treasure Hunts – Book Review

Death Masks by Jim Butcher is the fifth instalment in the author’s adult urban fantasy series, The Dresden Files. Harry Dresden’s initiated war between the Red Court and the White Council finally has a chance to be resolved when Harry is challenged to a death duel by one of the most powerful members of the Red Court. All he has to do is kill his opponent in a fair fight.

When the Emperor Was Divine by Julie Otsuka: A Phenomenal Work of Asian-American Literature Exhibiting the Despair & Inhumanity of Second World War Incarceration – Book Review

When the Emperor was Divine by Julie Otsuka is a Japanese-American historical fiction novel that tells the story of a family that is uprooted from their home and put into an Internment Camp during the Second World War. Each tale is told from the perspective of a different person, which helps tell a story that explains the various traumatic experiences and harmful impacts that this devastating event had on Japanese and Japanese-Americans.