ARC Review: Moon Magic: A Handbook of Lunar Cycles, Lore, and Mystical Energies by Aurora Kane

I’ve always had an affinity to the moon. When tears would course down my eyes and trail tracks down my cheeks I would wish not upon the stars but pray to that crescent sliver or that glowing orb.When my maternal grandmother died years ago that night I sought comfort and in the dark I felt … Continue reading ARC Review: Moon Magic: A Handbook of Lunar Cycles, Lore, and Mystical Energies by Aurora Kane

ARC Review: Welcome to the Pine Away Motel and Cabins: A Novel by Katarina Bivald

Absolutely nothing is fine. When I was a teenager I read a Sweet Valley High book where a terrible earthquake occurred and a beloved side character died in the aftermath. She was cremated and her ashes were scattered in the ocean and I was so touched that immediately after reading that I went up to … Continue reading ARC Review: Welcome to the Pine Away Motel and Cabins: A Novel by Katarina Bivald

ARC Review: Five Sisters by Stephanie Campisi and Mădălina Andronic (Illustrator)

When autumn visited, dressed in red, they would play in the trees I do this often. I request children's books for my daughter to read but I end up becoming just as engrossed in them as she does. This is a short picture book about a fairy tale and I can't really say much more … Continue reading ARC Review: Five Sisters by Stephanie Campisi and Mădălina Andronic (Illustrator)

ARC Review: Aphrodite Made Me Do It by Trista Mateer

Genre: Poetry/LGBT I am deathless. I will have no eulogy. I will have no mourners. There are ARCS that I read a few lines of and immediately add them to a list that I will purchase for myself when they become available to buy. Aphrodite Made Me Do It is one of those books. The … Continue reading ARC Review: Aphrodite Made Me Do It by Trista Mateer

ARC Review: Oona Out of Order by Margarita Montimore

source Genre: Women's Contemporary/Magical Realism Somebody once asked me that if I had the chance would I ever change my past? The good, the bad, the downright painful? I thought about it, really thought because a lot has happened and I've been through a lot but truthfully I don't think I would change anything. I … Continue reading ARC Review: Oona Out of Order by Margarita Montimore

ARC Review: The Shrike & the Shadows by Chantal Gadoury and A.M. Wright

source Genre: Fairy Tale Retelling/Horror/Fantasy I believe most if not all of us know the tale of Hansel and Gretel. Two children are cast out by their parents but leave breadcrumbs to find their way back home. They come upon a witch's house and she wants to eat them yada yada blah blah. There are … Continue reading ARC Review: The Shrike & the Shadows by Chantal Gadoury and A.M. Wright

ARC Review: Trace of Evil (Natalie Lockhart #1) by Alice Blanchard

What had once been beautiful was dead. Genre: Mystery/Thriller We really are kicking this fall off with some spooky great books and I'm really excited about it! At first I was hesitant about Trace of Evil because I thought it would be a boring police procedural book but it exceeded my expectations and more. Despite … Continue reading ARC Review: Trace of Evil (Natalie Lockhart #1) by Alice Blanchard

ARC Review: The Unsuitable by Molly Pohlig

Genre: Gothic Horror Well This was...a lot of somethings. I’m going to just throw a bunch of trigger warnings on it now. Trigger warnings: self mutilation, suicide, blood. This is Gothic Victorian Horror with lots and lots of self mutilation. If you are in any way uncomfortable with that, please do not read any further. … Continue reading ARC Review: The Unsuitable by Molly Pohlig