12 Horror Book Recommendations for Halloween

With Halloween just shy of a week away, I decided to share some of my favourite books to read around this spoopy time of year! All of the novels listed here are fantastic fright-night narratives with spookatcular elements in one form or another, and I gave them all 3.5 stars or higher! There are even…

Dreams of Joy by Lisa See – A Book Review

“I remember the story Tao told me about the water buffalo and why it wore blinders. He said the animal’s suffering in this life was punishment for things it had done in a past life. Now I think of a different reason. To make an ox or water buffalo work so hard, it needs to…

Alice: Brilliant Gothic Fantasy Retelling

Buongiorno my fellow bibliophiles! I come to you today with a review of a novel that I thoroughly enjoyed, one that I completely devoured. While I feel a lot of praise will be pouring out of these fingertips in a few seconds, I feel that I must warn anyone who is already considering a reading…

Pokémon GO Book Tag!

Good morning, Pokémon masters everywhere. In honour of the Pokémon Indigo League #ReadThemAllThon that just began yesterday, PST zone, I decided to do one more fun book tag before I dive back into brutally honest book reviews and rants concerning diversity (or the lack of) amongst biblio-land. This tag was created by the lovely Aentee…

If You Dig This, Check THIS Out…

Good morning, bookwormies out there everywhere! Most of you who actually read my ramblings probably know that I’m participating in a readathon event called Bout-of-Books. Today is Day #4 in said event and there is a very special challenge on this over-heated California day: If You Like This, Try Reading This recommendation challenge. Now, I…

Binti: Brilliant Science-Fiction!!

Every now and again I will find a book that will connect with me on a very personal level. It will be a book that will just sink into my bones and my heart, and become something wholly unforgettable. Binti by the breathtakingly talented Nnedi Okorafor is no exception to this remarkable feeling. I came…