Tag: retro

Favourite Retro Ships

Posted February 14, 2019 by Brin in Discussion Posts / 0 Comments
Favourite Retro Ships

Happy Valentine’s Day guys and gals! Some people go all out for Valentine’s Day though I’ve always been a bit meh on the whole thing. However, I’m a big fan of romance in books so it seems kinda wrong to let this day go past without a post about some of my favourite ships. Now, I don’t mean actual ships here but book couples that I ‘shipped’ before I even […]

A Quiet Place by Peter D. Burchard

Posted January 28, 2019 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
A Quiet Place by Peter D. Burchard

Review A Quiet Place by Peter D. Burchard wasn’t a bad book necessarily but it just felt kinda… pointless? Not really sure how I felt about it. Lots of meaningless descriptions and very little in the way of plot or characterization. I came out of the book not knowing a single thing about the characters – I felt that far removed from them. The story centres around Cindy a young […]

Books From My Teen Years I’d Love To Revisit

Posted July 10, 2018 by Brin in Memes, Top Ten Tuesday / 6 Comments
Books From My Teen Years I’d Love To Revisit

Top Ten Tuesday is an awesome meme previously hosted by the lovely folks @ The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s theme is top ten: Books From My Teen Years That I Would Love To Revisit This week’s topic is actually best books read in 2018 but I already posted a similar topic last week so I’m gonna go with books from […]

Favourite Nostalgic Book Covers

Posted April 17, 2018 by Brin in Memes, Top Ten Tuesday / 1 Comment
Favourite Nostalgic Book Covers

Top Ten Tuesday is an awesome meme previously hosted by the lovely folks @ The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s theme is a freebie so I have decided to list my: Top Ten Favourite Nostalgic Book Covers I love all kinds of nostalgic and vintage books covers especially teen books I used to love back in the day. When I saw […]

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 […]