Tag: paranormal

Ninth House Review: Revenge, the Occult and Secret Societies

Ninth House Review: Revenge, the Occult and Secret Societies

Please take note of the trigger warnings before delving into this book because the depictions are incredibly detailed and dark. Trigger warnings: child rape and sexual abuse, date rape, drug and substance use, overdose, self-harm, murder, blood, gore, PTSD and grief  Like most of the blogosphere, Ninth House is one of our most highly anticipated books […]

October 18, 2019 | 6 Comments
OZYAY Reviews & Podcast: The Diabolical Miss Hyde & Stars at Oktober Bend

OZYAY Reviews & Podcast: The Diabolical Miss Hyde & Stars at Oktober Bend

Steampunk isn’t my usual genre, but I thoroughly enjoyed The Diabolical Miss Hyde. While it isn’t particularly heavy on the steampunk elements, the gender swapped Jekyll/Hyde story in a fey-ridden Victorian London gave the story an interesting twist. I’ve read the original Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and I’m pleased to say that in this […]

Demon Road by Derek Landy Review: A Fun and Annoying Supernatural Road Trip

Demon Road by Derek Landy Review: A Fun and Annoying Supernatural Road Trip

I’m conflicted about Demon Road. On one hand, I really liked the supernatural creatures and the anti-hero main character, on the other, the characters really annoyed me which resulted in my struggling to finish the book. Therefore, this is going to be a tough review. What I liked Supernatural setting. When I first read the blurb, I thought it […]

September 9, 2015 | 27 Comments
Hexed by Michael Alen Nelson Review: My Kind of YA Urban Fantasy

Hexed by Michael Alen Nelson Review: My Kind of YA Urban Fantasy

I’m a big fan of the urban fantasy genre with it’s kick ass heroines, nonstop action and supernatural elements, and Hexed is a YA urban fantasy that did not disappoint! Hexed features a thief with a mission – to recover a missing girl kidnapped by supernatural forces. Not to be mistaken with the devil, Lucifer is a smart, resourceful […]

July 27, 2015 | 43 Comments
Splintered by A.G. Howard Review: Love Triangle Hell

Splintered by A.G. Howard Review: Love Triangle Hell

Here I go, black sheeping again…Splintered was a really interesting dark twist on Alice in Wonderland, but unfortunately the horrible love triangle and bland main character detracted from the rest for me. It starts out quite promising, with Alyssa’s mother stuck in a mental hospital. She hallucinates, talks to bugs and is convinced that she’s living in Wonderland. […]

July 22, 2015 | 53 Comments