Books I’ve Read

Books I’ve Read in 2020 May Rest in Peach by Susan Furlong Murder at the Palace by Margaret Dumas Finding Gobi by Dion Leonard and Craig Borlase St. Francis Society for Wayward Pets by Annie England Noblin Dragonfly in Amber by Diana Gabaldon April And Then There Were Crumbs by Eva Calder Notorious by Gordon …

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Read this Not That! Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea Vs Haunting Violet

Read This! This may very well be my most favorite YA paranormal novel.  Set amidst England’s lush and foggy countryside, this is the perfect atmospheric gothic romance for a blustery winter’s night. The mystery behind the drowned ghost girl kept me glued to the pages as Violet searched for clues in a stately English manor. Complete with masquerade …

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Washington Irving Fans, Eat Your Heart Out!

Another hot and muggy September has reared its ugly head in this inferno called Austin. That means I’ll be reading nothing but spooky ghost stories all the way through December! This year, I’m jump-starting the witching season with this fun YA thriller filled with ghosts, leering jack-o-lanterns and a sword-wielding fiend on horseback. Sounds promising, …

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The Friday Five: Naturally Charlie by S.L. Scott

In honor of the coolest day of the week, I bring you The Friday Five. Every Friday I will ask the same five questions to myself, or any other willing participant! All my fellow book lovers are welcome to join in on the fun. Synapsis: Twenty-five year old Charlotte “Charlie” Barrow is caught between her …

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The Watcher in the Woods by Florence Engel Randall

There’s no denying that The Watcher in the Woods is one of the darkest, spookiest Disney movies ever made. The old, paled-faced Bette Davis shrouded in black, the isolated estate surrounded by dark woods, the clairvoyant little girl – everything about it gave me the willies back when I was a kid. Oh heck – …

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