Tag Archives: ghosts

Review: ‘The Screaming Staircase’ by Jonathan Stroud #COYER

For the last fifty years or so, ghosts have been plaguing the earth in increasing numbers. People don’t go out after dark. People use all manner of defenses known to keep the phantoms at bay. People call in specialists to eradicate these... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Perdita’ by Faith Gardner #2016HW

This mystery is off to a promising start. Part ghost story, it tells of the drowning of one of Arielle’s sister’s best friends. Arielle had just seen Perdita the day before at their house, talking to her sister and her sister’s newer... Read More | Share it now!

Mostly ghostly ~ ‘Sisters of Blood and Spirit’ by Kady Cross #Review #COYER

I seem to be on a roll, reading books where bad things happen in asylums… Lark Noble is used to everyone thinking she’s crazy. Not that it doesn’t hurt, especially now that she’s back in her hometown after a stay at a mental... Read More | Share it now!

You’ll find no ‘Asylum’ here ~ by Madeleine Roux #Review #Coyer

Much like Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs, Asylum has a cover that’s meant to creep you out. What’s worse is that the photo there, as well as the many inside, are real. Daniel Crawford is excited for his... Read More | Share it now!

#Review: ‘Red is an Attitude’ by Kathy Lynn Hall #COYER

Red is on a five-day cruise that her boyfriend, Joe, gave her as a surprise. It’s certainly a start on her quest to travel around the world. But strange things are happening aboard the ship, from having a warning from her dead husband to seeing... Read More | Share it now!

Something lurks at ‘Gotham Academy’ by Becky Cloonan, et al. #Review #COYER

The only time I ever read comic books was when I was a kid going on a car trip. It was always Archie or those creepy comics where something bad always happened to the wicked. This month, though, I was told about a reboot of the Archie comics; something... Read More | Share it now!

Please leave a message at the BEEP ~ ‘Eighth Grave After Dark’ by Darynda Jones #Review

(Charley Davidson #8) I don’t think I can even try to describe what is happening now in book #8 without giving all previous books away. Suffice it to say that Charley is about to have the baby, she and Reyes have been stuck for the previous eight... Read More | Share it now!

BriefINK Review: ‘Fifth Grave Past the Light’ by Darynda Jones

Briefly: Book five of the Charley Davidson series continues in the same vein as the predecessors, with Charley needing plenty of coffee, antagonizing her family members, driving Misery and helping ghosts move on. This time, though, someone seems to be... Read More | Share it now!

Book Review: ‘Foxblood’ by Raquel Lyon #NARC13

Rating: 2 The Low Down: Sophie is an extreme homebody, with no interest in going out or having a boyfriend. She’s about to leave for college and be reunited with her best friend, Beth, who is the opposite of Sophie in almost every way. Sophie is an... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘The Raven Boys’ by Maggie Stiefvater

Rating: 5  The Low Down: What if you grew up knowing that your kiss would one day cause the death of your true love? This was no idle threat from an overbearing father, mind you, for Blue Sargent has no father. When you come from a family of... Read More | Share it now!