Book Reviews · Fantasy · Historical Fiction · Young Adult

The Witch Haven

One thing I've really enjoyed about participating in the FrightFall readathon is having the opportunity to celebrate the spooky season by reading a lot of different kinds of books, both old and new. Throughout the past couple of weeks, I've read a really nice mixture of horror novels, thrillers, and Gothic literature. Earlier this week,… Continue reading The Witch Haven

Book Reviews · Classic Literature · Horror

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

We've officially entered the third full week of the FrightFall readathon, and I have to say that I have definitely been enjoying the experience so far. Over the weekend, I decided to spend a little more time in the realm of Gothic literature, and listened to the audiobook version of The Strange Case of Dr.… Continue reading The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Book Reviews · Horror · Young Readers/Middle Grade Fiction

Tales from the Haunted Mansion

As I've mentioned in previous posts, one of my favorite Disney attractions is the Haunted Mansion. I've read and reviewed a couple of Haunted Mansion-centric titles this year, including The Haunted Mansion: Imagineering A Disney Classic and Disney Kingdoms: The Haunted Mansion. A few days into FrightFall, I decided to read the Tales from the… Continue reading Tales from the Haunted Mansion

Book Reviews · Books vs. Movies · Horror · Young Readers/Middle Grade Fiction

Book vs. Movie: The Halloween Tree

October has officially arrived, and I've really enjoyed spending the past couple of days reading spooky books as part of Seasons of Reading's FrightFall Readathon. The book I chose as my first spooky read of the season was The Halloween Tree, by Ray Bradbury. The Halloween Tree tells the story of a group of eight… Continue reading Book vs. Movie: The Halloween Tree