How To Make A Monster by Felix I. D. Dimaro, A Review

I’ve posted my review before but I wanted to share it with you again. Felix I. D. Dimaro’s (@thingsthatkeepmeupatnight) collection of horror stories titled, How To Make a Monster, is a frightening and clever take on the horror genre. Each story takes on a terrifying conscious weaving a web of heart-racing fiction that shocks your…

AMPLIFY MELANATED VOICES: BOOK RECS BY POC

AMPLIFY MELANATED VOICES ✊🏿✊🏾✊🏽✊🏼 This week is not about staying silent, it’s about pausing your usual content and instead sharing resources, educating yourself, and doing things which can help Black Lives Matter As a white straight woman I am one of the most privileged people in the world. I’m using my privilege and platform to…

New Gothic Review, Launch & Commentary

Hello everyone, I hope you’re all safe and well. I have a fantastic blog post for you today. The New Gothic Review is a brand-new FREE online Gothic magazine with its first volume published last month. The magazine consists of 6 short stories and is filled with incredible illustrations from talented artists. You can read…

Author spotlight: Holly Rae Garcia

Good afternoon everyone, I have a lovely treat for you today, an author spotlight of… Holly Rae Garcia! Holly Rae Garcia’s newest book, Come Join The Murder is currently available now! Here is the blurb: Official blurb provided by Holly Rae Garcia  Rebecca Crow’s four-year-old son is dead, and her husband is missing. Divers find…

MAY TBR

Afternoon all,  Here is my May TBR!  I’m being rather ambitious with my May TBR as I managed to read a lot in April! I may not get to all of these but I’m hoping to read as much as I can (my goal is 100 pages a day!) I’m taking part in some Instagram…

April Wrap-up!

Hello everyone,  It’s time for my April wrap up! I managed to organise my time better over April and read an impressive 5 books, one novella, and one Graphic novel!  I’ve devoted more time to reading and I’m so happy with the result. It’s been a pretty high scoring month and a new King out,…

Short Story Collection Recommendations

Hi everyone, A few people have asked me for tips on reading. We’re in strange times, it’s a very unusual and scary situation we’re in at the moment, so don’t feel you have to read anything! If you’re struggling to focus, you’re not on your own! It’s difficult to concentrate with so many things happening….

The Secret History by Donna Tartt, A Review

Good afternoon all,  I have a fantastic review for you today, The Secret History by Donna Tartt. I adore this book, and re-reading it in March definitely made me appreciate the story, prose, and author even more. The first part to this review is spoiler free. Further down in the section titled ‘A closer look,’…

Book Launch: The Ruin of Delicate Things by Beverley Lee

Good morning all! I hope you’re having a lovely start to April and I hope you’re all staying home and staying safe! Its been a bit of doom and gloom lately hasn’t it? Well, I have a post for you today which will lift your spirits! I have exciting news… Bestselling author Beverley Lee is…

April TBR!

It’s April! Hooray! I have so many books and readalongs in April and I am so EXCITED! My DIFFERENT SEASONS READALONG starts today! Every story is being read in their intended season, so starting today we will be reading ‘RITA HAYWORTH AND SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION’ this month! Remember the hashtag: #LaurensHorrorofSeasons I will also be taking…