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Book Review: HEX by Thomas Olde Heuvelt

***This book was read for my own enjoyment Heuvelt’s HEX is a brilliant tale of the dark emotions that rule men’s hearts, and the devastation those emotions can wreak upon society. Black Springs is a town with a secret, a conspiracy so entrenched and so horrific that Outsiders are dissuaded from moving into the quaint… Read More Book Review: HEX by Thomas Olde Heuvelt

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Book Review: Wild and Wonderful (and Paranormal) West Virginia by Denver Michaels

***This book was reviewed for Reader’s Favourite Wild and Wonderful (and Paranormal) West Virginia by Denver Michaels delved into the lore and legends of titular West Virginia (and neighboring Virginia), taking a peek at everything from battlefield ghosts to UFO encounters. The first chapter dealt with hauntings, and questions of giants in North America in… Read More Book Review: Wild and Wonderful (and Paranormal) West Virginia by Denver Michaels

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Book Review: Education of a Coroner by John Bateson

***This book as reviewed for the San Francisco and Seattle Book Reviews, and for Scribner via Netgalley Education of a Coroner by John Bateson tells the intriguing experiences of Ken Holmes, former coroner of Marin County in California. For forty-odd years, Holmes worked in the coroner’s office, first as a death investigator, then later as… Read More Book Review: Education of a Coroner by John Bateson

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Book Review: Sleep, Savannah, Sleep by Alistair Cross

***This book was reviewed independently LEARN MORE  *  GUEST POST Sleep, Savannah, Sleep, by best-selling Alistair Cross is one spooky read! Set in modern day California, this ghost story has quite the Gothic feel to it. The eerie factor is upped by the old Victorian house drowning in ivy that they call home! Jason Crandall,… Read More Book Review: Sleep, Savannah, Sleep by Alistair Cross

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Book Review: Black Bird of the Gallows by Megan Kassel

***This book was reviewed via Chapter by Chapter Book Tours and via Netgalley Black Bird of the Gallows, by Megan Kassel, is a haunting modern-day fable. Millennia ago, magic existed, a force to be reckoned with. It was purged from the land, though, and man’s memory of what was faded. Humans have such short memories.… Read More Book Review: Black Bird of the Gallows by Megan Kassel

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Book Review: The Missing by Jerico Lenk

***This book was reviewed via Chapter by Chapter Book Tours Will Winchester has a gift, or curse depending on how you look at it. He can see the dead, whom he calls the Missing. A chance encounter with a group of ghost hunters opens his eyes to a whole new way of working. The Black… Read More Book Review: The Missing by Jerico Lenk

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Book Review: Ann, Not Annie by Sage Steadman

***This book was reviewed via XPresso Blog Tours **mild trigger warning- rape/sexual assault, not fully explicit Steadman’s Ann, Not Annie is the quirky, at times sad, tale of Annie Grey. Annie, who prefers being called Ann, is going through that most awful time of life- high school. Following a terrible accident that shatters her fragile… Read More Book Review: Ann, Not Annie by Sage Steadman

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Book Review: The Smallest Thing by Lisa Manterfield

Emmott Syddall wants nothing more than to leave the tiny English village of Eyam, that has been home to countless generations of her family. She’s desperate to escape to London, with her boyfriend Ro, though Ro seems more reluctant to leave. Emmott’s father wants her to stay, eventually taking over the family tour business. Before… Read More Book Review: The Smallest Thing by Lisa Manterfield

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Book Review- Orb Stones and Geoglyphs: A Writer’s Journey by Daniel A Smith

***This book was reviewed for Reader’s Favourite Smith’s short memoir Orb Stones and Geoglyphs: A Writer’s Journey is an exploration of one man’s drive to create, and the inspirations he found to do so. Smith admits a favouring of mathematics and hard science over writing, finding the latter confusing in its more chaotic nature. Writing… Read More Book Review- Orb Stones and Geoglyphs: A Writer’s Journey by Daniel A Smith

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Book Review: Mask of Shadows by Linsey Miller

***This book was reviewed for Sourcebooks/ Fire via Netgalley Miller’s Mask of Shadows is a great beginning to a new fantasy series! Sallot Leon is a highwayman, here called a road agent. When they happen to rob a young Erlend noble, their life changes forever. Within the loot is a message regarding auditions for the… Read More Book Review: Mask of Shadows by Linsey Miller