Tag: retro reads

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 […]

Ten Hidden Gems in The Horror Genre

Posted August 29, 2017 by Brin in Memes, Top Ten Tuesday / 2 Comments
Ten Hidden Gems in The Horror Genre

Top Ten Tuesday is an awesome meme hosted by the lovely folks @ The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme is top ten: Hidden Gem Books in The X Genre My favourite horror classic IT by Stephen King is getting a well-overdue big screen adaptation which is (finally!) being released next week so I have decided to focus my attention on some less well-known but equally excellent horror novels for this […]

Ten Books From the YA Genre I’ve Recently Added To My TBR List

Posted June 6, 2017 by Brin in Memes, Top Ten Tuesday / 3 Comments
Ten Books From the YA Genre I’ve Recently Added To My TBR List

Top Ten Tuesday is an awesome meme hosted by the lovely folks @ The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme is top ten: Books From the YA Genre I’ve Recently Added To My TBR List I’m going to do something a bit different here. Instead of new releases, I’m going to list retro YA books. I love collecting vintage YA books so here are some that I have recently added to […]

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 […]