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Books Read in 2015 52. The Woman in Black - Susan Hill

Genre: Supernatural Thriller, Historical Fiction

Narrative Style: First person, flashback framed by a story telling session on Christmas Eve

Rating: 3/5

Published: 2001

Format: Kindle… 297 more words

Book Reviews

Howard's End is On The Landing.

The thing about titles is that they’re tricky.  I know this as a reader, a writer and a tutor.  Titles have so much work to do, and it’s hard to get the balance right, most of us agonise over them.  394 more words

Creative Writing

13 scary reads for the Day of the Dead

Okay, I lied about the 13 part – there’s actually only 5. Because on a night like tonight, nothing is as it seems….*cue creepy music*. Anyway, what this post lacks in quantity, it makes up for in quality, because this is a carefully curated collection of the best scary stories to get you in the mood for fright night. 589 more words


Happy Halloween

On Halloween, I’ve previously enjoyed scaring myself witless with a spooky film.  Since the arrival of children however, it now involves watching ‘Scooby Doo, Camp Scare’ (yikes!), trick or treating and attempting to organise party games for little ones whose brains have literally melted with sugar.   445 more words

Top 5 Wednesday - Halloween Recommendations!

Time for some Halloween reads!

Who am I kidding, I don’t do seasonal reads. I simply read on what I want and have no matter the time of the year. 411 more words

Top 5 Wednesday

5 Seriously Creepy Books to Scare the Bejesuz Out of You

We don’t really have “autumn” in South Florida. Today, for instance, we had a high temperature of 88 degrees Fahrenheit (or 31 degrees Celsius) and I have to admit sometimes it’s a little tough getting in that Halloween frame of mind. 1,137 more words

Book Review

My Sister's 'The Woman In Black'-inspired Halloween Outfit

Halloween is almost upon us! Which for me, means one thing. Late nights reading scary books under the covers! But this year, I have also been very busy with another project. 481 more words