Top posts I enjoyed this October

It’s that time of month again! The leaves are falling, pages are being turned… and the blogosphere has been busy producing fantastic content. Too much to choose from, really. But hey! a girl’s gotta do what a girl’s gotta do, and this October I present to you some posts I really enjoyed (I love that…

Review: The Last Hours, by Minette Walters

I’ve been inadvertently picking some spooky topics for my Hallowe’en reading- anybody for a slice of the Black Death? Surely there’s nothing worse than that! The characters in Minette Walters’ The Last Hours must think so, too, because the vast majority of this book focusses on their self-imposed isolation from the rest of the world. Pull…

Did Not Finish: as scary as it sounds?

I don’t know about you, but the idea of ‘not finishing’ a book has always struck a very particular kind of fear into my heart. Not so much the ‘oh hell’, sweaty palmed kind of fear; more the lingering shame of being a Bad Blogger. After all, these companies (via NetGalley) have trusted me enough…

Three spooky thrillers to read this Hallowe’en

‘Tis the season to be spooky! And what is spookier than a good old thriller? Equal parts tense and spooky (if it’s a good one), I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve been there biting my nails, roaring through the pages- only to be blindsided by a good old plot twist at the…

(My first!) Top Ten Tuesday: Villains

Hello all! When I saw that this week on Top Ten Tuesdays was ‘Villains’ week I couldn’t help myself. It’s a great topic, and a great villain is (for me anyway) absolutely key to a good book. I’m counting antiheroes and tragically misunderstood rebels here, by the way. Now I just have to rack my…