Stoker’s Manuscript by Royce Prouty

‘Tis the season for weddings, graduations, and…True Blood. Yes, possibly the campiest, most over the top show on television has returned. Mixing the joyous tears of lifelong commitment and sentimentality* with celebrations marking the easiest years of your life, there is a dash of vampire re-resurrection and rapidly aging human-fae babies thrown in for goodContinue reading “Stoker’s Manuscript by Royce Prouty”

NOS4A2 by Joe Hill

Although I try to avoid placing unrealistic expectations on authors, I strongly suspected that I’d like NOS4A2. I was not disappointed. I’d previously enjoyed 20th Century Ghosts, Heart-Shaped Box, and Horns. I love the Locke and Key series and find Joe Hill to be a genuinely enjoyable presence on twitter (albeit a bit politically conservativeContinue reading “NOS4A2 by Joe Hill”

‘Salem’s Lot by Stephen King

From Goodreads: “‘Salem’s Lot is a small New England town with white clapboard houses, tree-lined streets, and solid church steeples. That summer in ‘Salem’s Lot was a summer of home-coming and return; spring burned out and the land lying dry, crackling underfoot. Late that summer, Ben Mears returned to ‘Salem’s Lot hoping to cast outContinue reading “‘Salem’s Lot by Stephen King”

Insatiable by Meg Cabot

Looking for a light, fun, and entertaining read? Look no further than Meg Cabot’s Insatiable. This novel is best described at cute and contemporary. There is not a lot of depth to it, but it is a good airplane or beach read. If literature had nutritional value, this would be cotton candy (fun? yes. enriching?Continue reading “Insatiable by Meg Cabot”

Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness

Shadow of Night, follow up to the brilliant and successful A Discovery of Witches, will assure readers that Deborah Harkness had no difficulties with her second outing as a novelist. In fact, I think most people will love Shadow of Night as much, if not more (as in my case), than the first in theContinue reading “Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness”