Category: scary

#NextYA Craze Book Review: Revenge of the Witch (The Last Apprentice)

I recently saw a movie trailer for Seventh Son, an action / fantasy film. It caught my interest. Knowing that many, many movies are based on books, I did a little digging. Turns out, the movie is actually based on the first two books in The Last Apprentice (The Wardstone Chronicles, as it was originally […]

#NextYACraze Book Review: Tommy Black

My first #NextYACraze read for 2015, was Tommy Black and the Staff of Light, by Jake Kerr. Kerr, a music industry journalist, is also a Nebula Award nominated writer and was shortlisted for the Theodore Sturgeon and StorySouth Million Writers awards.  The book is a dense 400 pages. Don’t let that scare reluctant readers. The font […]

Book Review: The Blood of Brothers

The Blood of Brothers, by Domino Finn, is the second installment in the Sycamore Moon series. You can read my review of The Seventh Sons here. The back cover of The Blood of Brothers gives a synopsis of the novel, and reads: In the bucolic town of Sanctuary, a body is strung up to a tree […]

Book Review: Braineater Jones

There are very few books I read where I just love them from start to finish. Braineater Jones is one of those books. Forget that the cover alone is amazing, (because, yes, I am shallow and judge a book by its cover), the content is amazing. This is the second book I have read by […]

I Am One of the Infected

When I started writing, the goal was to write YA. The reason behind it stemmed from my reading of, The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton. That was the first book I ever read. I was fourteen at the time. I wanted to write about teen angst and stuff Hinton covered in her novels. After that, I […]