Review: Hypothermia

Hypothermia by Arnaldur IndriĆ°ason My rating: 3 of 5 stars While I enjoyed this book, I found the pacing inferior to the other novel I have read by Indridason, “Silence of the Grave.” I love the character of Erlendur and the joyless, miserable sod he often is and I rather liked some of the supposedly supernatural overtones of this particular novel....

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Review: The Woman in Black

The Woman in Black by Susan Hill My rating: 4 of 5 stars If you enjoy a good, old-fashioned ghost story, with just the right amount of creepiness, then Susan Hill’s “The Woman in Black” is the book for you. It is a relatively short novel but it packs a wallop because it has it all. Set on the English coast in a bygone day when horse and buggy...

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Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs My rating: 5 of 5 stars There are so many out there who are already singing the praises of this first novel by Ransom Riggs, what could I possibly have to add? I’m not sure but allow me to join in the chorus.“Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” is quite simply one...

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Review: Anna Dressed in Blood

Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake My rating: 3 of 5 stars I enjoyed Kendare Blake’s first installment in this series, which follows a seventeen-year-old ghost killer to Thunder Bay where he encounters the most dangerous paranormal force he’s tangled with to date. Classified – appropriately, I think – as a Young Adult book, it is...

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