Author: Tammy

MARY ROSE by Geoffrey Girard – Review

MARY ROSE by Geoffrey Girard – Review
Posted October 23, 2017 by Tammy in 4 stars, Reviews / 13 Comments

The nitty-gritty: A stylish and atmospheric tale, part ghost story, part psychological thriller, that sneaks up on you slowly. The creepy mirror was full-size and seemed unnaturally enormous hanging on the wall that way and reflecting only darkness. Framed in antique scrollwork, the glass within was pitch-black, and there was no image beyond the impression […]

Over-Booked [76] – A Book Haul Post

Over-Booked [76] – A Book Haul Post
Posted October 21, 2017 by Tammy in Over-Booked / 22 Comments

Welcome to Over-Booked, where I share my latest and greatest book acquisitions! I’m linking up with Stacking the Shelves over at Tynga’s Reviews and The Sunday Post at The Caffeinated Book Reviewer. October has been kicking my butt. I’m so behind in reading and also visiting fellow bloggers and leaving comments, so I apologize if I […]

BONEYARD by Seanan McGuire – Review

BONEYARD by Seanan McGuire – Review
Posted October 20, 2017 by Tammy in 4 stars, Reviews / 15 Comments

The nitty-gritty: An action-packed and thrilling story that’s got something for everyone: terrifying monsters, stolen children, evil scientists, and of course, a circus sideshow full of dangerous creatures. Welcome to the show! “Run?” asked Annie. “Run where? The trees close in on all sides. If it’s the woods I need to fear, my fate is […]

Five Recent Faves – Ghosts

Five Recent Faves – Ghosts
Posted October 17, 2017 by Tammy in Top Ten Tuesday / 10 Comments

Halloween is upon us! For the next few weeks, I’ve decided to highlight my most recent favorite scary tales, and this week I’m looking at ghost stories! It seems I haven’t actually read a lot of ghost stories recently, so some of these picks may seem unusual. However, ghosts play a part in each book, […]

Interview + Giveaway! Brad Abraham – Author of MAGICIANS IMPOSSIBLE

Interview + Giveaway! Brad Abraham – Author of MAGICIANS IMPOSSIBLE
Posted October 12, 2017 by Tammy in Author Interviews, Giveaways / 11 Comments

Brad Abraham’s debut novel Magicians Impossible is making a splash in the SFF community, having just been published by Thomas Dunne Books, and I’m super excited to have Brad visiting today. If you missed my review, you can catch it here. He’s also kindly offering a signed copy of Magicians Impossible, so stick around for the […]

Five Recent Faves – Vampires

Five Recent Faves – Vampires
Posted October 10, 2017 by Tammy in Top Ten Tuesday / 17 Comments

Halloween is upon us! For the next few weeks, I’ve decided to highlight my most recent favorite scary tales, and this week I’m looking at vampire stories! I find my favorite vampire tales are gritty, complex and violent, and I especially love stories that bring something new to the table. These are all books I’ve […]

THE RULES OF MAGIC by Alice Hoffman – Review

THE RULES OF MAGIC by Alice Hoffman – Review
Posted October 9, 2017 by Tammy in 5 stars, Reviews / 9 Comments

The nitty-gritty: Luminous and magical, The Rules of Magic is Alice Hoffman at her best. Today everything smelled earthy, the rich scent of mulch and decaying leaves and roots. It was an ending and a beginning, for the month itself was like a gate. October began as a golden hour and ended with Samhain, the […]