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

Book Reviews · Horror · Mystery

The Holmes-Dracula File

There's something very exciting about seeing an author tackle not just one, but two well-known intellectual properties...especially when the resulting novel is as fantastic as Fred Saberhagen's The Holmes-Dracula File. "It is with emotions doubly strange that I at last take up my pen to write the story involving the creature I have elsewhere referred… Continue reading The Holmes-Dracula File

Book Reviews · Fantasy · Horror · Young Readers/Middle Grade Fiction

City of Ghosts/Tunnel of Bones

Whether it's because of Halloween, or the somewhat gloomy aesthetic of early fall, the month of October is a perfect time for reading spooky books! So far this month, I've had the opportunity to enjoy two great spooky reads, City of Ghosts and Tunnel of Bones, by Victoria Schwab. "People think that ghosts only come… Continue reading City of Ghosts/Tunnel of Bones