Fantasy · Horror · Middle-Grade · Mystery · Paranormal

A Graveyard Visible by Steve Conoboy

A refreshing horror story that introduces the idea of an expanding cemetery. Caleb can see an old graveyard from his bedroom window and it seems to grow bigger every day. Even though funerals take place there every night, no one in their town is dying. As Caleb takes it upon himself to measure the graveyard,… Continue reading A Graveyard Visible by Steve Conoboy

Children · Fantasy · YA

The Letter for the King (De brief voor de koning #1) by Tonke Dragt

A beautiful novel that radiates pureness and sweetness through and through. A powerful message that unlocks powerful emotions and thoughts. This is the story of Tiuri, a squire that finds the hard way that his destiny is very different than the one he had planned. On the eve of becoming a knight, Tiuri makes the… Continue reading The Letter for the King (De brief voor de koning #1) by Tonke Dragt

Historical · Mystery

Egyptian Enigma (Dr Pimms, Intermillennial Sleuth, #3) by L.J.M. Owen

A nice mystery that goes deep into Egypt mixing the ancient world and the modern times perfectly! Among the treasures of the Cairo museum, Dr Elizabeth Pimms, archaeology fan and unenthusiastic librarian recently returned to Egypt, makes a discovery. Cryptic symbols on the corner of a papyrus lead to the discovery of several unidentified mummies.… Continue reading Egyptian Enigma (Dr Pimms, Intermillennial Sleuth, #3) by L.J.M. Owen

Cosy Mystery

Flowers and Foul Play (A Magic Garden Mystery #1) by Amanda Flower

Another great book by Amanda Flower! Fiona Knox hasn’t been easy as of late. After losing her flower shop and her husband to their cake decorator, she’s in desperate need of change. She flies to Scotland looking for a new beginning as she inherits her godfather’s cottage and a possible magic walled garden. But when… Continue reading Flowers and Foul Play (A Magic Garden Mystery #1) by Amanda Flower

Cosy Mystery

The Missing Masterpiece (Dorothy Martin #19) by Jeanne M. Dams

A nice, quick, cosy read that can be finished in a day. Dorothy Martin goes to France, supposedly with her husband Alan Nesbitt, a retired police inspector, but things don’t go as planned. Instead, he breaks his ankle and is held back in England. While waiting for him, Dorothy explores Mont Saint- Michel and goes… Continue reading The Missing Masterpiece (Dorothy Martin #19) by Jeanne M. Dams

Fantasy · Horror · Short Stories

The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers

A great collection of classic horror stories that are definitely worth it. I was expecting just one type of story so I was a bit disappointed to read others while the title indicated otherwise. Even so, they were pleasant to read and I enjoyed them more than I thought I would. The novel consists of… Continue reading The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers

Classics · Graphic Novel · Uncategorized

Manga Classics: The Count of Monte Cristo by Stacy King and Crystal S. Chan

Once again, a brilliant adaptation of the original into a Manga Classic! It keeps the dramatic atmosphere and the gripping suspense of the most complex classic revenge story. This is the story of a young man that had a bright life ahead of him. He was to become captain of his own ship, marry the… Continue reading Manga Classics: The Count of Monte Cristo by Stacy King and Crystal S. Chan

Adventure · Historical

Blackbeard: The Birth of America by Samuel Marquis

A brilliantly novel that raised the bar on pirate fiction to new heights for all the right reasons. This novel will make its way to the Top 10 of many pirate-novel fans! Edward Thatcher, also known as Blackbeard, British Navy privateer turned pirate, controlled the Atlantic and the Caribbean during the Golden Age of Piracy.… Continue reading Blackbeard: The Birth of America by Samuel Marquis

Non Fiction

A Literary Afternoon Tea: 55 Recipes for Savory Nibbles, Bite-Sized Sweets, and Custom Teas for Book Lovers by Alison Walsh

An amazing, deliciously sweet book that will brighten the tea time of every book lover. A Literary Tea Party brings the foods of classic books to light and gives you enough recipes to spice up any bookish time. You’re taken on a trip from stories and fairytales through dishes and desserts: Turkish Delight and Hot… Continue reading A Literary Afternoon Tea: 55 Recipes for Savory Nibbles, Bite-Sized Sweets, and Custom Teas for Book Lovers by Alison Walsh