Five Delightfully Creepy Books That Will Keep You up at Night

I love nothing more than a book that can send a chill down my spine without having to rely on being overly gruesome and grotesque. For me, I want a book that can steadily build its thrill factor and keep my heart racing without trying too hard. I know horror isn’t for everyone, but I … More Five Delightfully Creepy Books That Will Keep You up at Night

Book Review: Lynn Michell, “The Red Beach Hut”

Poignant, and often heart wrenching, Lynn Michell’s The Red Beach Hut follows two outcasts as they form an unlikely friendship that brings hope and healing along the lonely coastline of an English beach. Abbott is a youth worker on the run from what he believes is a homophobic cyber attack and a looming mistake from … More Book Review: Lynn Michell, “The Red Beach Hut”

Book Review: Theresa Muñoz, “Settle”

Several months ago, I received a lovely package from Vagabond Voices (a Glasgow-based publisher) containing four poetry books. Of the four, Theresa Muñoz’s Settle was my first choice and I’ve continued to return to her words on more than one occasion. In her debut book of poetry, Muñoz works through the themes of migration and technology. … More Book Review: Theresa Muñoz, “Settle”

Book Review: Susan Hawthorne, “Bibliodiversity: A Manifesto for Independent Publishing”

It’s not very often that I choose to review a non-fiction book, but Susan Hawthorne’s Bibliodiversity: A Manifesto for Independent Publishing was too good to keep to myself. If you’re not familiar with the term “bibliodiversity,” don’t worry. I wasn’t either until I came across this book while researching sources for a project I was … More Book Review: Susan Hawthorne, “Bibliodiversity: A Manifesto for Independent Publishing”

Book Review: Emily Carroll, “Through the Woods”

I’ve never been much of a graphic novel reader, but there’s something about Emily Carroll’s Through the Woods that enchanted me from the start. This book first made its way to me via my Secret Santa over the Christmas holidays. It was the eye-catching cover that drew me in and the spine shivering tales that … More Book Review: Emily Carroll, “Through the Woods”