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Ghostopolis: Guest Review by Selah Janel

Ghostopolis: Guest Review by Selah Janel

**Note: This post contains affiliate links. There is no extra charge to purchase through these links but we may receive a small commission for the referral. All proceeds go to operation of our blogs. Ghostopolis by Doug TenNapel is a title that’s been around for […]

The Wolves of London by Mark Morris

The Wolves of London by Mark Morris

The Wolves of London, first in the Obsidian Heart series, is a masterful, mind-bending journey. Laced with horror and mystery elements, Wolves also touches on some steampunk themes. Morris delivers memorable characters, a barrage of vivid battle scenes, and an impossibly creepy underworld. Alex Locke, […]

Prepping For NaNo – National Novel Writing Month

Prepping For NaNo – National Novel Writing Month

National Novel Writing Month – a.k.a. NaNoWriMo or NaNo for those who have done it before – is a tradition for me. I’ve participated in NaNo since 2011 and “won” every year. Some years have been more productive than others but that happens. Now that […]

Princess Decomposia and Count Spatula: Guest Review

Princess Decomposia and Count Spatula: Guest Review

**Note: this post contains affiliate links. There is no extra charge for purchasing through these links but we may receive a small commission for the referral. All proceeds support operation of the blog. And now for something completely different. Not everyone likes horror or overtly […]

Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King and Owen King

Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King and Owen King

Sleeping Beauties is large enough to be useful in a zombie apocalypse. At 700 pages, it’s an intricate, character-driven tale that will haunt you for a little while. I’m not going to lie. I started reading this on September 30th but because of its enormity, […]

Still Alice by Lisa Genova

Still Alice by Lisa Genova

Still Alice (the book, not the movie even though the movie is based on the book) is a must read. Fair warning, for adults who have already experienced the loss of a loved one to do Alzheimer’s or a similar disease, it can be extra […]

Anya’s Ghost: Guest Review by Selah Janel

Anya’s Ghost: Guest Review by Selah Janel

**Note: this is post contains affiliate links. There is no extra charge to purchase through these links but we may receive a small commission for the referral. Since it’s October, I want to highlight some titles that deal with the paranormal, supernatural, or may be […]

A Tribute to Tom Petty

A Tribute to Tom Petty

I have so many memories tied to Tom Petty tunes that I find it difficult to wade through them to identify the most profound. I’m not sure that it is possible to separate one from the next as they are all tied to my love […]

Hunting Prince Dracula by Keri Maniscalco

Hunting Prince Dracula by Keri Maniscalco

Hunting Prince Dracula picks up shortly after Stalking Jack the Ripper left off. Audrey Rose and Thomas Cresswell are on their way to study at a school in Romania where locals still believe in the legend of Count Dracula. Obviously, Audrey Rose and Thomas are […]

October 2017 Anticipated New Releases

October 2017 Anticipated New Releases

I’m a few days early with my October picks but I figure it’s worth the head start. If you don’t like it, feel free to drop a comment or an email at booksbyviolet@gmail.com. Fair warning, I’m going to be reading as much as possible over […]

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