Book Review, Thriller

REVIEW: A Treasury of Victorian Murder by Rick Geary

Summary: From GoodReads.com: "An engrossing, illustrated journey into true crime classics of the Victorian era, this omnibus volume contains three works in Rick Geary’s increasingly storied treasuries of murder—Jack the Ripper, The Beast of Chicago, and The Fatal Bullet. These carefully researched presentations of true crime stories include a bibliography of research sources, presenting true… Continue reading REVIEW: A Treasury of Victorian Murder by Rick Geary

Advertisements
literature

History of Gothic Literature: 18th Century

I have been sitting on this series for a while: The History of Gothic Literature. For the definition of gothic literature and its tropes check out this post first In the 18th century novels were either boring or silly. You had two choices, medieval romances or “modern novels” which were very strict to reality and… Continue reading History of Gothic Literature: 18th Century

Uncategorized

Discussion: Comic Book YA Novels

This is probably going to ruffle a LOT feathers but....Comic book YA novels WTF I have noticed a new trend in bookshops and in the book world that really bothers me: Novels about comic book characters. Normally I would write these off as those crappy novel versions of recent films with horrific movie covers that… Continue reading Discussion: Comic Book YA Novels

Reading TBR

Bout of Books 21: TBR

I orginally was going to give Bout of Books a miss this month but I have been on such a good reading kick this week I though why not? It couldn't hurt to sign up, right? I was planning on reading a lot anyway. If you don’t already know Bout of Books is a readathon… Continue reading Bout of Books 21: TBR

Uncategorized

Waiting for Wednesday: Time Bomb by Joelle Charbonneau

Summary: "A congressman's daughter who has to be perfect. A star quarterback with a secret. A guy who's tired of being ignored. A clarinet player who's done trying to fit in. An orphaned rebel who wants to teach someone a lesson. A guy who wants people to see him, not his religion.They couldn't be more different, but before… Continue reading Waiting for Wednesday: Time Bomb by Joelle Charbonneau

Uncategorized

Blog Reflections 2017

2017 has been one hell of a blogging year. I have actually been running this blog since 2014. Back then I was trying to fit in with all of the other book bloggers out there but it was dull and I didn't post very often because I was bored and felt like my posts were… Continue reading Blog Reflections 2017

Uncategorized

Top 5 Reads of 2017

There are only 10 days left of 2017. That means lots of reminiscing about the events of the last year and book bloggers are compiling lists of the best books they have read over the last 365 days. I love reading Best Reads of the Year posts because they contain the best of the best… Continue reading Top 5 Reads of 2017