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Retro Reads: Teen Thriller Writer Lois Duncan

Posted November 13, 2017 by Brin in 80s & 90s Young Adult Rewind, Retro Reads / 2 Comments
Retro Reads: Teen Thriller Writer Lois Duncan

Lois Duncan: Teen Thriller Writer Extraordinaire Lois Duncan was the writer of over a dozen teen thrillers that I adored reading when I was growing up. A writer whose life was marred by tragedy when, in a strange parallel to her own writing, her daughter Kaitlyn was murdered under mysterious circumstances. After this heart-breaking turn of events, Duncan turned away from writing fiction. She instead put her focus on finding her daughter’s […]

June Bookstagram Challenges: Day 3

Posted June 3, 2017 by Brin in Challenges / 0 Comments
June Bookstagram Challenges: Day 3

June Bookstagram Challenges (and what I got up to today) #bookishthisorthat – hosted by: @darkfaerietales_, @cbookaddiction, @novelheartbeat and @eden.hammond With each daily prompt, you choose which of the two choices you prefer. So, let’s say the choice was between Game of Thrones and the Lord of the Rings, you choose which one is your favourite and create a photo using your choice (and FYI, as much as I love GoT, it would […]

Cover Retrospective: A Series

Posted March 19, 2017 by Brin in Cover Retrospective, Discussion Posts / 2 Comments
Cover Retrospective: A Series

Yikes, I didn’t exactly mean to take over a month-long hiatus from my blog! A combination of being busy at work and having limited internet access is to blame for that but I actually cannot believe it has been THAT long since I last posted. The Topic: Cover Retrospective This is a post I have been sitting on for a while. I rather liked the idea of looking at book covers (I […]

Trick or Treat! Vintage YA Recommendations

Trick or Treat! Vintage YA Recommendations

It has been a long since I have posted anything regarding my goal to re-read vintage Young Adult books (mostly from the 80’s/90’s but there are some from the 70’s thrown in there too!). I thought it was about time that I did something about that and what better opportunity to discuss my favourite teen horror novels than the week leading up to Halloween? Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your […]

Top Ten “Gateway” Books/Authors

Posted April 1, 2014 by Brin in Memes, Top Ten Tuesday / 14 Comments
Top Ten “Gateway” Books/Authors

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s theme is: Top Ten “Gateway” Books/Authors In My Reading Journey Top Ten “Gateway” Books/Authors In My Reading Journey (so your list could be a mix of a books that got you into reading, an author that got you into reading a genre you never thought you’d read, a book that brought you BACK into […]