Chick Lit · Family saga · Historical fiction · Horror · Mystery

What I’ve been reading…

It’s time to recap what I’ve been reading the past few months. Hope you find one to add to your wish list! Longer sagas Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff – A highly regarded novel. One of the better books I’ve read this year. A hefty, complex read though. And dark. The character development was… Continue reading What I’ve been reading…

Horror · Literature · Science Fiction · Thriller

3 years, 2 kids and 20 or so books later.

I didn’t plan on abruptly stopping my blogging…but after having my now 3-year old and 1.5-year old, I quickly realized there was little time left to read, let alone blog! I’ve rounded up a list of the books I can remember reading in the past three years (thanks to my Kindle and staring at my bookshelves), and categorized them… Continue reading 3 years, 2 kids and 20 or so books later.

Horror

Those Across the River…the perfect scary read for a winter night, just make sure you have lots of lights on

Title: Those Across the River Author: Christopher Buehlman Published: Ace Hardcover/2011 Genre: Horror Length: 368 pages Rating: 5.5/10 I found Those Across the River in my Amazon.com recommendations, probably because of the John Ajvide Lindqvist books I’ve read lately. I read it in a weekend after borrowing it from the CLP on my Kindle–it’s a perfect scary read for… Continue reading Those Across the River…the perfect scary read for a winter night, just make sure you have lots of lights on

Horror · Thriller

Handling the Undead…a horror novel that mixes real life and zombies

Title: Handling the Undead Author: John Ajvide Lindqvist Published: Thomas Dunne Books/2009 Genre: Horror/Thriller Length: 364 pages Rating: 6/10 I was excited to read Handling the Undead after loving John Ajvide Lindqvist’s debut, Let the Right One In. When I found myself back at Books Inc. in Mountain View, CA on a work trip, where I bought Let the Right One In last year, I thought it was… Continue reading Handling the Undead…a horror novel that mixes real life and zombies

Horror

Waiting on Wednesday…Those Across the River

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event hosted at Breaking the Spine. It lets us spotlight what upcoming books we’re excited to get our hands on! I currently have this to-be-released book on my wish list: Title: Those Across the River Author: Christopher Buehlman Published: Ace Hardcover/2011 Genre: Horror Length: 368 pages Release Date: September 6, 2011 Those Across the River is… Continue reading Waiting on Wednesday…Those Across the River

Horror · Movie Based on the Book · Thriller

Let the Right One In…creepy, suspenseful & oh-so-good

Title: Let the Right One In  Author: John Ajvide Lindqvist Published: Thomas Dunne Books/2008 Genre: Thriller/Horror Length: 480 pages Rating: 8/10 I bought Let the Right One In at Books Inc. in Mountain View, CA. It’s by a Swedish author, John Ajvide Lindqvist, who was called “Sweden’s Steven King” by the Tuscan Citizen. And apparently you can’t go wrong with a 500 page book… Continue reading Let the Right One In…creepy, suspenseful & oh-so-good