The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths Hardcover, 338 pages 5 March 2019, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Claire, mother to 15-year-old Georgie, teaches English in a seaside town in Sussex, England. The school, Talgarth High, is the former home of famous author R.M. Holland, author of the short story The Stranger, and whose wife, Alice, is believed … Continue reading The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths
All you have to do is say the word "readathon" to us and we're IN! We've cleared our calendars, stocked up on snacks, and are ready to spend this wintery weekend reading ALL the books. The goal of this readathon is to read for a 24 hour period starting at midnight on the 26th until … Continue reading The 24in48 Readathon Kicks Off Tonight!
The Dead House by Billy O'Callaghan Hardcover, 203 pages 1 May 2018, Arcade / Skyhorse Publishing Rating: 5 / 5 stars The opening of this book drew me in. There was a compelling line in the Prologue - "Do you believe in ghosts? Because that's really where it begins, with belief. We glimpse or experience … Continue reading The Dead House by Billy O’Callaghan
The Loney by Andrew Michael Hurley Hardcover, 304 pages May 10, 2016, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Not quite horror but more than just a mystery or historical fiction, The Loney is certainly a Gothic something. Filled with descriptions of grey skies and bleak seascapes, the Loney is more than a setting; it becomes a character itself. A desolate stretch of … Continue reading April Book Review Club: The Loney by Andrew Michael Hurley