Reading Recap: October

Halloween, the best night of the year, is finally upon us! I am so excited, my friends and I are going to play an extra spooky session of D&D to celebrate, plus I have plenty of pumpkin snacks at hand. Halloween isn't just a holiday, at least not for me. It's a state of mind.... Continue Reading →

Page Turner: Spirits of the Season

Happy Boxing Day! I hope you had a truly special Christmas this year, my family and I sure did. It was lovely to see folk again after the chaos that has been 2021. Spirits of the Season: Christmas Hauntings is a compilation of several spooky ghost stories set during Christmas from the 1860s to the 1940s.... Continue Reading →

Page Turner: Hex

If I had a nickel for every time I read a book titled Hex and was disappointed with it, I'd have two nickels. Which isn't a lot, but it's weird that it happened twice. Not only that, but this is the second time I was under the impression said book was one way but turned out another.... Continue Reading →

Reading Recap: August

I did it! I hit my 2021 reading goal! I am pretty proud of myself, not just for, well now, beating that goal, but also reading more classics this month. I even gave poetry another shot. This year has not been kind to me in many ways, reading has been one of the few sources... Continue Reading →

Page Turner: The Maidens

I'm a simple woman, I find a book about murder with ties to Greek Mythology, I'm happy. Also, the second I heard it compared to one of my favourite books, The Secret History, I just knew I had to read it. The Maidens by Alex Michaelides is a Mystery Thriller following group therapist Mariana Andros. A widow... Continue Reading →

Reading Recap: July

Just two more books to go until I hit my reading goal for the year! I have got to say I am pretty proud of myself. Who knows, maybe I might even read double my target if I keep this pace up. This month I have learned a bit more about my reading wheelhouse, as... Continue Reading →

Page Turner: Before the Coffee Gets Cold

Life's filled with regrets. What if I told her I loved her? What if I didn't put off that vital discussion? You will never know since there is no conceivable way to get a second chance. Well, unless you find a particular coffee shop. Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi is a magical realism... Continue Reading →

Page Turner: The Diary of a Bookseller

Did you know that Scotland has a book town?  Wigtown got the title of Scotland’s National Book Town in 1998. I have always wanted to go and one day I will. However, until I can visit the booklover's haven in person, I got to visit via the medium of books! The Diary of a Bookseller by... Continue Reading →

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