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Lora's Rants and Reviews

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%

Halloween Bingo 2018 Update 21 October

Well, Rows 4 and 5 down have all been read and the next book I finish will complete row 3 down and give me a second Bingo. Yay! It will also put me one book away from top row across Bingo, but I have a long way to go to finish that one.

 

Weird kitty=read, slash=called

 

Meanwhile I have two books as yet unstarted and only 10 days left. I think Blackout is not in the cards for me. I also have a few long books in progress that may or may not get finished before Halloween.

 

I think November is going to be for finishing my Bingo books, finishing my Netgalley books, and reading samples.

 

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)

 

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

 

A Grim Tale - The Second Sister by Rae D. Magdon - 3 stars

 

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Genre: Suspense - The Moor by Sam Haysom - 4 1/2 stars

 

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 - End Times: Rise of the Living Dead by Shane Carrow - 5 stars

 

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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 - 3 stars

 

Classic Horror - The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe - 3 1/2 stars

 

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)

 

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

 

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

 

Relics and Curiosities - The Amulet Thief by Luanne Bennett - 2 1/2 stars

 

Doomsday - Doomsday Anthology by Samie Sands - 3 stars