Book Review, Horror

Gyo by Junji Ito

So I thought it would be a good idea to read lots and lots of horror manga and write about it. I love Japanese horror novels and films so this seemed like an amazing idea. I hadn’t read any horror manga before so I combed the internet looking for the best horror manga that was… Continue reading Gyo by Junji Ito

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New Posting Schedule & Life Update

This is just a little update to explain why I have been missing for a month or two. I am still here, still reading and, surprisingly, I have still been blogging. I just haven’t posted them on here yet. I have a mini mountain of backdated blog posts to sort through and hit publish on,… Continue reading New Posting Schedule & Life Update

Book events

Book Event: Past Mortems and Meeting Carla Valentine

Last weekend I was lucky enough to get tickets to a lecture on pathology and death by Carla Valentine. The whole event was a mixture of Belfast Science Week and part of the tour for Carla's new book Past Mortems. I was rather lucky to get a ticket because the whole thing sold out so… Continue reading Book Event: Past Mortems and Meeting Carla Valentine

literature

What is Gothic Literature?

I originally wrote this post for Goth Amino. I am planning a series of blogs based around Gothic literature so I thought it would be fun to share them on here too. Also there are not enough book blogs out there actually sharing factual stuff about books. Why is this not a bigger blog topic… Continue reading What is Gothic Literature?

Book Review, Horror

REVIEW: Another (vol 1 & 2) by Yukito Ayatsuji

Summary: Summary from GoodReads.com: "In the spring of 1998, Kouichi Sakakibara transfers to Yomiyama North Middle School. In class, he develops a sense of unease as he notices that the people around him act like they're walking on eggshells, and students and teachers alike seem frightened. As a chain of horrific deaths begin to unfold… Continue reading REVIEW: Another (vol 1 & 2) by Yukito Ayatsuji

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My Favourite Vloggers

The challenge for Day 4 of Bout of Books this week is simply to write about some favourites, whether it be authors, a book series, bloggers or anything else book related. I have been planning for a long time to write a post about my favourite vloggers so this seemed like the perfect excuse to… Continue reading My Favourite Vloggers

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Thoughts & Progress: Bout of Books Day 2

Day 2 of the week long Bout of Books reathathon is now over so here is my progress so far. On Tuesday I didn't get as much of The Historian read as I expected but I did pick out an audiobook so I could keep making reading progress at work. That audiobook was 20,000 Leagues… Continue reading Thoughts & Progress: Bout of Books Day 2