paranormal

An English Ghost Story by Kim Newman: Book Review & Giveaway

Cross Cultural
An English Ghost Story

You probably know multi-award-winning author Kim Newman for his bestselling Anno Dracula series. An English Ghost Story is his new stand-alone novel and I was intrigued by it from the moment I saw it in an industry newsletter. Growing up in the Appalachian Mountains, it seemed that listening to and reading ghost stories was an […]

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Lailah by Nikki Kelly: YA Romantic Paranormal Book Review & Giveaway

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Lailah

Lailah is Book #1 of the Styclar Saga series. Lailah may be Nikki Kelly’s debut novel but its path to publication was an interesting one. It was first posted in serial form on an interactive web site where writers and readers share stories, and in just a few months over a million readers around the […]

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The Hawley Book of the Dead by Chrysler Szarlan: Review & Giveaway

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The Hawley Book of the Dead

Sometimes it’s hard to switch gears to scout for scary books for October during the hot summer months, but I was instantly drawn to the book cover for The Hawley Book of the Dead by Chrysler Szarlan. When I read the publisher’s description, I was hooked. And then I read it; all I can say […]

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Inamorata by Megan Chance: What Price Fame, Fortune, and Immortality?

Fantasy & Supernatural
Inamorata

I was drawn to award-winning author Megan Chance’s newest novel, Inamorata, by its title but also by its book cover with its sepia-toned depiction of Venice. When I read the publisher’s brief description, I knew I wanted to read it. Inamorata is historical fiction filled with intrigue, mystery, the paranormal, and a bit of horror. […]

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Skin of the Wolf by Sam Cabot: Book Review & Giveaway

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Skin of the Wolf

What do you get when you mix an award-winning crime fiction author with a literature professor? Sam Cabot – a kick-butt writing duo! Just when I thought no one could possibly think of another winning angle for vampire novels, along came Blood of the Lamb, the first novel we reviewed by Sam Cabot, a pseudonym […]

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Skin Game by Jim Butcher: Chicago’s Wizard Harry Dresden Is Back

Bestsellers
Skin Game

As I explained when I reviewed Ghost Story, I’m an avid Dresden Files series fan. This is a long-running bestselling series for a reason because, thankfully, every book in it is fresh, fun, and very well written. So, of course, I could hardly wait to read Skin Game when I learned it was coming out. […]

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