March 2019 Reading Wrap-Up

1) Dracula by Bram Stoker Rating: 4/5 I've been a horror fan for a long time and I can't believe it took me until 2019 to read one of the genre's all-time classics. It was so cool to see where a lot of the vampire mythos originated in Dracula - the bloodsucking, the ability to transform into a bat, the … Continue reading March 2019 Reading Wrap-Up

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February 2019 Reading Wrap-Up

1) The Vagrant (The Vagrant #1) by Peter Newman Rating: 4/5 The Vagrant is an incredibly unique fantasy with elements of steampunk/sci-fi woven in to the story. This book takes the 'showing, not telling' rule of storytelling to the extreme - we are not given access to any of the character's inner thoughts and there's hardly any exposition. Instead, … Continue reading February 2019 Reading Wrap-Up

March 2017 Wrap-Up

1) Gutted: Beautiful Horror Stories edited by Doug Murano & D. Alexander Ward Rating: 4/5 Any anthology subtitled 'Beautiful horror stories' is bound to get my attention. And while some stories were better than others, I found the majority of the tales to be beautiful, horrific - and so so heartbreaking. 2) Bedtime Stories by Diana Secker Tesdell Rating: 4/5 I … Continue reading March 2017 Wrap-Up