Review: The Hatch by Joe Fletcher

⭐⭐ Synopsis: Drawing upon Edmund Burke’s definition of the sublime—the odd beauty associated with fear and self-preservation; our astonished delight in what destroys, what overpowers and compels us toward darkness—these strange poems mine the sinister fault lines between weird fiction, expressionism, gothic horror, and notions of the absurd, cracking the mundane shell of our given … Continue reading Review: The Hatch by Joe Fletcher

Review: Beneath the Mountain / The Mountain by Luca D’Andrea

⭐⭐ Synopsis: Jeremiah Salinger blames himself. The crash was his fault. He was the only survivor. Now the depression and the nightmares are closing in. Only his daughter Clara can put a smile on his face. But when he takes Clara to the Bletterbach - a canyon in the Dolomites rich in fossil remains - he … Continue reading Review: Beneath the Mountain / The Mountain by Luca D’Andrea

Review: The Dying Game by Åsa Avdic

⭐⭐ Synopsis: On the remote island of Isola, seven people have been selected to compete in a 48-hour test for a top-secret intelligence position. One of them is Anna Francis, a workaholic with a nine-year-old daughter she rarely sees, and a secret that haunts her. Her assignment is to stage her own death and then … Continue reading Review: The Dying Game by Åsa Avdic

Review: Did You See Melody? by Sophie Hannah

Synopsis: Pushed to breaking point, Cara Burrows abandons her home and family and escapes to a five-star spa resort she can't afford. Late at night, exhausted and desperate, she lets herself into her hotel room and is shocked to find it already occupied - by a man and a teenage girl. A simple mistake on … Continue reading Review: Did You See Melody? by Sophie Hannah

Review: The House by Simon Lelic

Synopsis:  What if your perfect home turned out to be the scene of the perfect crime? Londoners Jack and Syd moved into the house a year ago. It seemed like their dream home: tons of space, the perfect location, and a friendly owner who wanted a young couple to have it. So when they made … Continue reading Review: The House by Simon Lelic

Mini-review: June Gloom by Greta Boris

Synopsis: Laguna Beach, California, is drowning in June Gloom. The fog is so thick, tourists fade in and out of a brick courtyard of shops like ghostly apparitions. Regina, proprietor of She’s Got Baggage—Italian luggage, briefcases, and purses, is worried. Paula, the owner of the shop next door, shows up with a black eye one … Continue reading Mini-review: June Gloom by Greta Boris

Guest post! Review: Between You and Me by Lisa Hall

Hello, good morning everyone! Today I'm bringing you my first ever buddy read! This was a book me and Janel @ Keeper of Pages read together. We've both reviewed the book, but on each others blogs, so below is Janel's review! You can find my review over on her blog, here. We both had pretty … Continue reading Guest post! Review: Between You and Me by Lisa Hall