BBNYA Spotlight Tour: Pseudotooth – Verity Holloway

Publisher: Unsung StoriesLength: 286 PagesDate Published: 16th March, 2017 Blurb “The malaise continues. Today, I begin a rigorous programme of exercise to cleanse body and soul.” Aisling Selkirk is a young woman beset by unexplained blackouts, pseudo-seizures that have baffled both the doctors and her family. Sent to recuperate in the Suffolk countryside with ageingContinue reading “BBNYA Spotlight Tour: Pseudotooth – Verity Holloway”

Video Games: BioShock

I had a lot of fun writing about Hades, I thought I’d talk about another video game I absolutely love. This isn’t even the first time I’ve talked about BioShock on the blog – my Would you kindly… goes into the game in more detail, with spoilers, but relates it to writing and what writersContinue reading “Video Games: BioShock”

TheWriteReads Blog Tour: Wicked Little Deeds – Kat Ellis

Blurb From its creepy town mascot to the story of its cursed waterfall, Burden Falls is a small town dripping with superstition. Ava Thorn knows this well – since the horrific accident she witnessed a year ago, she’s been plagued by nightmares. But when her school nemesis is brutally murdered and Ava is the primary suspect, she starts to wonder if the legendsContinue reading “TheWriteReads Blog Tour: Wicked Little Deeds – Kat Ellis”

WriteReads Blog Tour: Mirrorland – Carole Johnstone

Blurb Twelve years ago my life began again. But it was a lie. With the startling twists of Gone Girl and the haunting emotional power of Room, Mirrorland is the story of twin sisters, the man they both love, and the dark childhood they can’t leave behind. Cat lives in Los Angeles, about as farContinue reading “WriteReads Blog Tour: Mirrorland – Carole Johnstone”

That Dreaded TBR #13

Yep! I am back again with another of these installments. I’m trying to do a load of these at the moment to provide some sort of regular content between my reviews. I promise I will try to come up with some else in the future, but honestly I really do enjoy doing these, and IContinue reading “That Dreaded TBR #13”

November 2020 Reading Wrap Up

January / February / March Part 1 / March Part 2 / April Part 1 / April Part 2/ May Part 1 / May Part 2 / June / July Part 1 / July Part 2 / August / September / October I am going to be honest – I very much forgot to do a November wrap up! Things have been hectic, to say the least. But here it is! And the nextContinue reading “November 2020 Reading Wrap Up”

Prompt #2: Home Alone [Horror]

My previous prompt (The Egg) seemed to be something people enjoyed, and I always intended to do more. But life got in the way and I got caught up in various things last year, then started doing more for the now named Divination Hollow, and got more books to review. But I am currently caughtContinue reading “Prompt #2: Home Alone [Horror]”

Divination Hollow Open Calls

Over on Divination Hollow, the website I run with my wonderful co-admin Ellen, we currently have two open calls running until 3rd January, 2021. As the above graphic indicates, we’re looking for articles, essays, reviews, and more, max 3K words. For both calls, we’re looking to run these features in February 2021, for Women inContinue reading “Divination Hollow Open Calls”

On ‘Guilty Pleasure’ Reading

We love books, right? Otherwise you probably wouldn’t be reading this blog. And something I see often – especially among women readers – is that habit of saying they particularly enjoy this genre, or this series, or this author, or this book, but they stumble over the words and add on the end, like anContinue reading “On ‘Guilty Pleasure’ Reading”

iZombie, Vol. 2: uVampire [Graphic Novel]

Vol 1: Dead to the World Review As much as I love the iZombie TV show, I still wish we could get the graphic novel as a show. They’re two vastly different beasts, with iZombie taking on more of a paranormal, urban fantasy aspect, including vampires, wereterriers, and ghosts alongside the title zombie. The secondContinue reading “iZombie, Vol. 2: uVampire [Graphic Novel]”