Hill House is Vile // Review: The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

Genre: Classics, Horror Date Published: 1959 Publisher: Penguin Pages: 182 Buy: Amazon – Book Depository Australia: Booktopia – Angus & Robertson The story of four seekers who arrive at a notoriously unfriendly pile called Hill House: Dr. Montague, an occult scholar looking for solid evidence of a “haunting”; Theodora, his lighthearted assistant; Eleanor, a friendless, fragile young woman well acquainted with poltergeists; and Luke, the … More Hill House is Vile // Review: The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

Books I’ve Loved Lately but Haven’t Reviewed

This is the second post I’ve done in this “unofficial” series! You can find the first one here. Basically everyone knows how much I LOATHE writing reviews. It causes me literal anxiety for a number of reasons. I tend to only write reviews for books that I received from Netgalley or Publishers so that means … More Books I’ve Loved Lately but Haven’t Reviewed

Mini Reviews: Wrecked by Maria Padian & Last Seen Leaving by Caleb Roehrig

Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Date Published: October 4 2016 Publisher: Algonquin Young Readers Pages: 368 Buy: Amazon // Book Depository // Algonquin Young Readers Follow Maria Padian on Twitter Everyone has heard a different version of what happened that night at MacCallum College. Haley was already in bed when her roommate, Jenny, arrived home shell-shocked from the wild Conundrum House … More Mini Reviews: Wrecked by Maria Padian & Last Seen Leaving by Caleb Roehrig

I Just Have A Lot of (Mixed) Feelings // Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne

The Cursed Child is first and foremost a play. I could easily see which lines were written solely to get a reaction from the audience. You can’t go into this expecting to read a book similar to the previous seven. There’s no description or build up because it relies on our prior knowledge of the universe. Again, I can’t complain about this because it’s a script. I know some people might be feeling disappointed because one of my favourite things about the Harry Potter series was the vivid imagery that J.K. Rowling created. That’s another important thing to remember J.K. Rowling didn’t write this script. … More I Just Have A Lot of (Mixed) Feelings // Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne

Show Me A Dream Unrealised // Review: The Star-Touched Queen (The Star-Touched Queen #1) by Roshani Chokshi

Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Date Published: April 26th 2016 Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Pages: 342 Buy: Amazon // Book Depository // St. Martin’s Griffin Follow Roshani Choksi on Twitter Fate and fortune. Power and passion. What does it take to be the queen of a kingdom when you’re only seventeen? Maya is cursed. With a horoscope that promises a … More Show Me A Dream Unrealised // Review: The Star-Touched Queen (The Star-Touched Queen #1) by Roshani Chokshi