Tags » Susan Hill

Friday Finds - 9th October 2015

Friday Finds is a meme hosted at A Daily Rhythm. You just have to showcase the books you’ve found this week and added to your To Be Read (TBR). 41 more words


The Woman in Black by Susan Hill

“For I see that then I was still all in a state of innocence, but that innocence, once lost, is lost forever.”

Arthur Kipps is depressed, and quite rightly so as we learn right off the bat that he’s been a widow for 12 years. 442 more words


October TBR

October is one of those months which is great for theme reading and I would love to make this a October a wicked one.

Those spooky reads really get me in the mood for the month but I am already committed to quite a few ARCs and challenges, series and things so it won’t be as a spooky heavy month as I would like. 530 more words


Marie's Reading: "Voracious: A Hungry Reader Cooks Her Way Through Great Books" by Cara Nicoletti ; illustrations by Marion Bolognesi

Isn’t it great when you find an author who’s a kindred spirit?  Cara Nicoletti is the same age as me, loves food, loves to read, and loves to write about both.  428 more words

Book Reviews

First Impressions: The Woman in Black by Susan Hill

These are my first impressions after reading The Woman in Black (Susan Hill; 1983) in February 2014. This book will be discussed in future essays. 180 more words

Gothic Horror

Reading from the Shelves

Howards End is on the Landing by Susan Hill

Books help to form us. If you cut me open, you will find volume after volume, page after page, the contents of every one I have ever read, somehow transmuted and transformed into me.

1,284 more words

The Woman in Black

The Woman in Black is a solidly atmospheric tale best suited for newbies to old tales, plot twists or the haunting genre. In my quest for a “heartstoppingly chilling” story (Daily Express review on cover) I sprinted through this novella by Susan Hill, which was also recommended to me by Adelaide city  494 more words