Tag: ghost

Aug 09

Book Review: Train Dreams

Train Dreams by Denis Johnson This is actually a novella, which I downloaded as an audiobook. It took only about two hours to listen to, which is a really nice length for a story. I’d head that the ebook revolution would see a proliferation of stories in lengths other than the standard mass market paperback …

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Sep 10

Book Review: The Seance

The Seance by John Harwood This definitely delivers on the Gothic horror front. It’s moody, gloomy, and has plenty of lovers who die tragically in their youth. It has a treacherous bad guy, plenty of innocent maidens, and a crumbling old wreck of a house set in the middle of the haunted wood. The story …

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May 07

Book Review: Will Storr Vs. the Supernatural

Will Storr vs. The Supernatural: One Man’s Search for the Truth About Ghosts by Will Storr When I first started reading this book, I couldn’t shake the feeling that it resembed ANNA DRESSED IN BLOOD, a YA horror I read recently. Storr has an unusual writing style, very evocative, that sometimes borders more into fiction …

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Feb 24

Book Review: Anna Dressed in Blood

Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake Just when I thought that the mini-genre of dark fantasy YA couldn’t be mined for anything else, something comes along like this took that charms the pants off me. How could you fail to be entranced when it opens with a teenage ghost hunter picking up a dead …

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Feb 20

Book Review – Second Glance

Second Glance by Jodi Picoult I’d never head of Jodi Picoult, and only got this book because a secondhand copy was selling at the library for too cheap to pass up, so it surprised me that two separate people told me how much they loved her as an author when they spied the book cover. …

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