If you are a fan of Dracula, then I beg you to read this book. Sit in a comfy seat next to an open window while it's raining with a cup of hot tea beside you and read this damn book.
I feel like in most cases I need a chapter or two (or three) to get into the groove of a new book, get used to the writing style, and get to know the characters. But With the Fire on High is one that I started to like right away.
Being a newbie blogger can be incredibly daunting. As a fairly new blogger myself, there are a number of things I've learned that would be helpful for anyone looking to start a book blog.
Earlier this year I came across The Wives. I was drawn to the description, and was kept on my toes the whole time.
Golden Poppies is an historical fiction based in the late 1800s during the times of segregation and women's suffrage. The story switches from the point of view of Sadie, a white middle-class woman living in Oakland, CA, and Jordan, a black teacher in a much less progressive Chicago.
I'm all about improving myself and getting back to doing what I love... reading. And while it's not January, I'm jumping into a book challenge to not only give me a goal but to expand my literary palate.
Check out these three upcoming releases and why you should be thrilled about them.
Station Eleven begins at the start of The Georgia Flu as it makes its way around the world with a 99% mortality rate. The incubation period is mere hours. Once you've contracted it, there's no hope of surviving. Yet some people manage to avoid it altogether and are left to deal with what remains of the world. Without electricity, transportation, hospitals, the internet. No civilization whatsoever.
'Haunted' is the word used to start the book, and I would certainly say this story was hauntingly beautiful. I gasped, I laughed, I felt inspired.