13 Book Recommendations Based on My Favorite Halloween Films (Part 2)

I see the ghosts and creaking floors and sharp teeth didn't scare you off... Welcome back to Part 2 of my book recommendations based on my favorite Halloween films. Today, we're diving deeper into the Gothic. Tower of Terror (1997) This was the first movie that I remember being terrified of. It used to air …

13 Book Recommendations Based on My Favorite Halloween Films (Part 1)

I don’t usually read books that resemble movies I watch, but at Halloween time, the best time of the year, my Gothic heart is at no end of media to consume that spooky, eerie, strange, and uncanny. At this time of year, I like my movies how I like my books -- monstrous, dark, and …

March Reads

March was a huge and complete bummer for my reading challenge, as I only managed a spare four books this month. I shouldn't whine too much, because I did manage to stay ahead of the curve on my 52 in 52 (ending the week at book 20, week 14), but it didn't feel great to …

February Reads

I managed to keep up an impressive clip in my reading challenge in February, reading seven books. That puts us at a healthy 15 books read towards 52, in only 9 weeks. I tried to keep up the diversity in my reading, but I unconsciously shifted back into Young Adult fiction this month, and part …

All the Crooked Saints

I've been anticipating this new release from Maggie Stiefvater for over a year, though, truthfully, I've been anticipating it since I learned that a creature named Maggie Stiefvater existed on this plane of being. I fell in love with her writing when I was an angsty middle schooler who preferred monsters to people, and though …