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Freaky Reads for Halloween

Freaky Reads for Halloween

Happy Halloween! How are you celebrating? If you’ve not got a party planned, why not cosy up with a spooky book tonight? Here are some of my favourite spine-tingling classics and modern paranormal reads.  If you like vampires… If you like werewolves… If you like zombies… If you like demons… If you like ghosts… If you like monsters… If you like witches… What’s your favourite horror or paranormal book?


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Posted 31st October 2015 in: BOOKS, Events. Tagged: , , ,

Cover Characteristic (16) Fruit

Cover Characteristic (16) Fruit

Today I’m joining in with the Cover Characteristic meme hosted by Sugar and Snark. Every week the author chooses a theme and you have to pick five of your favourite book covers featuring that object. Today’s cover characteristic is Fruit. These are the ones that most appeal to me: My favourite is the cover of The Mango Season– I love the warm orange colours. What do you think? Which is your favourite cover and why?If you want to have a go just pop on over to the blog and sign up with the linky.


W is for Werewolves #atozchallenge

W is for Werewolves #atozchallenge

[A Mexican grey wolf by HOTN Stock] Today I’m continuing with the Blogging from A-Z Challenge hosted by Arlee Bird and his team of awesome bloggers. My theme is: Elements and features of speculative fiction and entertainment. So throughout April I will be blogging about characters, objects and themes that appear in sci-fi, fantasy and dystopian series. Today’s post is all about Werewolves. Werewolves are legendary humans that are cursed to transform into wolf-like creatures, usually on the three nights of the full moon. Transformation A person becomes a werewolf when they are bitten by another werewolf, but only if they live to tell the tale. […]


V is for Vampires #atozchallenge

V is for Vampires #atozchallenge

Today I’m continuing with the Blogging from A-Z Challenge hosted by Arlee Bird and his team of awesome bloggers. My theme is: Elements and features of speculative fiction and entertainment. So throughout April I will be blogging about characters, objects and themes that appear in sci-fi, fantasy and dystopian series. Today’s post is all about Vampires. Vampires are legendary ‘undead’ creatures who drain the life or energy of humans, usually by drinking their blood. The term vampire was popularised in the early 18th century when Eastern Europeaners brought their superstition and folklore into Western Europe. John Polidori’s 1891 novella The Vampyre, first depicted vampires as charismatic […]


S is for Superpowers #atozchallenge

S is for Superpowers #atozchallenge

[modelled by sunshine114 on DA,photography by Mike Conner] Today I’m continuing with the Blogging from A-Z Challenge hosted by Arlee Bird and his team of awesome bloggers. My theme is: Elements and features of speculative fiction and entertainment. So throughout April I will be blogging about characters, objects and themes that appear in sci-fi, fantasy and dystopian series. Today’s post is all about Superpowers. Superpowers are abilities that go beyond normal human limits. Many originated from Marvel and DC comics before entering more mainstream sci-fi TV shows and films. Those who possess superpowers can be heroes or villains, using their powers for good or evil. They […]


I is for Immortality #atozchallenge

I is for Immortality #atozchallenge

[‘Stock-Immortal‘, modelled by Mahafsoun,photographed by Mirza Fatick] Today I’m continuing with the Blogging from A-Z Challenge hosted by Arlee Bird and his team of awesome bloggers. My theme is: Elements and features of speculative fiction and entertainment. So throughout April I will be blogging about characters, objects and themes that appear in sci-fi, fantasy and dystopian series. Today’s post is all about Immortality. Immortality means endless life or endurance. It has always been a common theme in literature as it explores humanity’s deep-seated fears and comprehension of its own mortality. It frequently occurs in fantasy and sci-fi fiction, as it is often the aim of the […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Most Frustrating Characters Ever

Top Ten Tuesday: Most Frustrating Characters Ever

Today is Top Ten Tuesday, a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish! Every week they post a new top ten list and everyone can join in and share their own picks. If you’d like to take part, hop on over to the blog and sign up with the linky. If you don’t have a blog, feel free to post your answers in the comments. This week’s topic is: Most Frustrating Characters Ever. Here are my top ten: 1) Bella from Twilight. Of course. How could she not be top of the list? Now, I’m not saying I didn’t […]


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Posted 29th January 2013 in: Memes & Tags. Tagged: , ,