Tag: paranormal

Coral and Bone by Tiffany Daune

Posted December 31, 2017 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
Coral and Bone by Tiffany Daune

Coral and Bone by Tiffany Daune is a book about mermaids and sirens that manages to have a very different take on their mythology (another personal favourite of mine is Teeth). The main character Halen discovers that she has a secret destiny and powers she had only ever dreamed of possessing. There is also a boy that keeps sneaking his way into her thoughts. She draws him over and over […]

Books Featuring… Zombies!

Posted October 18, 2017 by Brin in Memes, Top 5 Wednesday / 1 Comment
Books Featuring… Zombies!

Top 5 Wednesday was created by Lainey @ GingerReadsLainey on Youtube and is now hosted by Sam @ ThoughtsOnTomes You can join the Goodreads group HERE You get a new topic every Wednesday, and you then list your Top 5 books related to the particular topic. today’s topic is: Books Featuring… Zombies! I love stories about vampires and werewolves as much as the next person but zombies are the one thing that really scares me – […]

Night World series

Posted May 3, 2015 by Brin in 80s & 90s Young Adult Rewind / 0 Comments
Night World series

It’s been ages since I did a post about the various young adult novels I enjoyed reading as a teen. Most of these books were released in the 1980s and 1990s (although there were some 70s-era books that I remember really enjoying as well). A lot of the books that I loved back then could never really be considered ‘classics’ – not many of these are still in print today and […]

Review: Storm by Brigid Kemmerer

Posted March 29, 2015 by Brin in Reviews / 2 Comments
Review: Storm by Brigid Kemmerer

I absolutely adored Storm. I had seen many glowing, overwhelmingly positive reviews for this series but for some reason had never gotten around to reading it even though it looked like something I would really enjoy (I am a sucker for a good paranormal tale with well-drawn, intriguing characters). I stumbled across the first book and on a whim decided to purchase and read it. I wondered if it would live […]

The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater

Posted March 26, 2014 by Brin in Reviews / 9 Comments
The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater

I loved Maggie Stiefvater’s The Raven Boys (see my glowing review here) and I had high hopes for the sequel even though at the same time I also dreaded that it may not live up to my inordinately high expectations. I am pleased that not only did it manage to exceed all of my expectations, I loved the book even more than the first (even if I wished to get […]