Genre: Horror & Ghost Stories

Paper Valentine by Brenna Yovanoff

Posted August 7, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
Paper Valentine by Brenna Yovanoff

Wow. This is my first Brenna Yovanoff book. I will definitely be reading the rest of her books based on the strength of Paper Valentine. The writing was excellent and I really loved the story and the main characters. Paper Valentine is a story about loss first and foremost. The main character Hannah has recently lost her best friend Lillian, who essentially starved herself to death. Hannah is not really […]

The Madman’s Daughter by Megan Shepherd

Posted August 6, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
The Madman’s Daughter by Megan Shepherd

The Madman’s Daughter is based on the novel The Island of Dr. Moreau by H.G. Wells. This main character in this version is the young Juliet Moreau, daughter of the aforementioned ‘madman’. I confess, I have never read the original, but having seen the two most recent movie adaptations, I am passingly familiar with the story and the setting so was looking forward to this book. Juliet Moreau is a […]

Chasing Brooklyn by Lisa Schroeder

Posted August 5, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
Chasing Brooklyn by Lisa Schroeder

Chasing Brooklyn is told in verse and it has the distinction of being the first verse-narrative that I have been able to get all the way through. More than that, I ended up really enjoying the story and the characters. It is the story of a girl called Brooklyn and a boy called Nico, who share dual narrative in the novel. Brooklyn lost her boyfriend Lucca in a car accident […]