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My own unapologetic opinions on books and writing. I DO NOT accept review requests but only review books I choose to read and I don't post reviews on Amazon. I'm also persnickity about genre and plot. DO NOT FOLLOW ME IF YOU'RE HERE TO ADVERTISE, ESPECIALLY NON-BOOK PRODUCTS. I WILL BLOCK YOU!!!

Currently reading

Daisy Jones & the Six
Taylor Jenkins Reid
Once Upon a River
Diane Setterfield
The Search for Rasha
Paul B. Skousen
Athena's Champion
Cath Mayo, David Hair
The Sorrows
Jonathan Janz
The Dreamers
Karen Thompson Walker
Progress: 100%
Everyday Enchantments
Maria DeBlassie
Progress: 21%
Tombland
C.J. Sansom
Progress: 12%
Dissolution
C.J. Sansom
Progress: 28%
A Conjuring of Light
V.E. Schwab
Progress: 20%

2018 Halloween Bingo Update 1 October

So, 13 books read, 12 to go. Several in progress.

 

 

I have no Bingos yet. Weird kitty=read, slashes=called. Today's call may give me some direction. The obvious row is first row down, but Diverse Voices is my 800+ page book. The other one in that row is in progress and won't take long, but the brick might hold out until the end, even with giving it a lot of reading time. I'm inclined to target top row across at this stage, but as I said, today's call could change that. Free square is likely to be the next one I finish reading, so that increases possibilities. :)

 

Books and scores so far:

 

New Release - Hark! The Herald Angels Scream edited by Christopher Golden

- 4 stars

 

Darkest London - A Conjuring of Light by V.E. Schwab (336 pages)

                                   

Country House Mystery - The Magic Cottage by James Herbert (400 pages)(in progress)

 

Modern Masters of Horror - White Lies by Jeremy Bates - 4 stars

 

A Grim Tale - The Second Sister by Rae D. Magdon (212 pages)

 

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Genre: Suspense - The Moor by Sam Haysom (224 pages)(N)(in progress)

 

Terrifying Women - The Last Man by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (512 pages)

 

Gothic - Unsettled Spirits by J. Matthew Saunders - 2 stars

 

Romantic Suspense - Rose Cottage by Mary Stewart - 3 1/2 stars

 

Dead Lands - Incubation by Adrienne Lecter (312 pages)

 

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Cryptozoologist - Loch Ness Revenge by Hunter Shea - 2 stars

 

Fear the Drowning Deep - Dark Voyage by Helen Susan Swift (260 pages)

 

Free Space - Dark Ride by P.G. Kassel (116 pages)(in progress)

 

Classic Horror - The Monk by Matthew Lewis (416 pages)

 

Baker Street Irregulars - Barnabas Tew and the Case of the Missing Scarab by Columbkill Noonan - 3 stars

 

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Amateur Sleuth - Pieces of Her by Karen Slaughter - 4 stars

 

Ghost Stories - Trapped in Room 217 by Thomas Kingsley Troupe - 4 1/2 stars

 

Genre: Horror - The Hermits Creepy Pet by Terry M West - 3 1/2 stars

 

13 - No. 13 Toroni: A Mystery by Julius Regis - 3 stars

 

Shifters - The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan - 5 stars

 

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Diverse Voices - The Labyrinth of the Spirits by Carlos Ruiz Zafón (832 pages)(N)(in progress)

 

Terror in a Small Town - General of the Dead by Richard Gleaves (608 pages)(in progress)

 

Supernatural - John Peters In The Land Of Demons by A.H.Matai -1 star

 

Relics and Curiosities - The Amulet Thief by Luanne Bennett (325 pages)

 

Doomsday - Doomsday Anthology by Samie Sands - 3 stars