Book Review: Drawing Blood by Poppy Z. Brite

source “Art is not a mirror. Art is a hammer.” This is a book I read to tatters as a teenager and yet haven't touched in years as an adult. Well, that changed this weekend. Re-reading a favorite book for me is so much like slipping into a comfortable dream. I know these pages so well, the words cradle me, … Continue reading Book Review: Drawing Blood by Poppy Z. Brite

Goodreads Monday 10/14

Happy Monday ya'll! It's been..a weekend. Juliet caught a fever late Saturday and burned hot and slow until mid Sunday so our fun plans to go pumpkin picking were extinguished 😦 Not a great weekend overall. Hopefully this week runs better. Anyway, it's Monday and that means it's Goodreads Monday. Goodreads Monday is a meme … Continue reading Goodreads Monday 10/14

Book Review: The Shining by Stephen King

Growing up I watched a number of Stephen King films that I had no idea were adapted from his books. My favorite was always Stand By Me. I still remember watching the scene with the leeches and being delightfully freaked out and disgusted by it. I was enthralled. In high school was when I first … Continue reading Book Review: The Shining by Stephen King

Juliet’s Corner: Click, Clack, Boo!: A Tricky Treat by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin

Welcome to another Boo-tastic version of Juliet's corner!! Juliet picked out a Halloween book from her school's library and this week's book is Click, Clack, Boo! Farmer Brown does not like Halloween. So he draws the shades, puts on his footy pajamas, and climbs into bed. But do you think the barnyard animals have any … Continue reading Juliet’s Corner: Click, Clack, Boo!: A Tricky Treat by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin

Series of the Week: Battle Royale by Koushun Takami

This technically might not be a series but my blog my rules. This is a book that has spawned into manga and a live action movie that's a cult classic. There's a reason for it too. It's excellent, terrifyingly so. Set in a fascist fiction Japan, the government has established a military program, the Battle … Continue reading Series of the Week: Battle Royale by Koushun Takami

Favorite Horror Books by Women: Part II

Welcome back to the second installment of favorite horror books by women! You can find the first part of this miniseries here: Favorite Horror Books by Women: Part I First of all, thanks so much! I really wasn't expecting all of the support towards the post and was pleasantly surprised. I had a lot of fun … Continue reading Favorite Horror Books by Women: Part II