Tag: horror

Book Blogger Hop: Horror Vs. Urban Fantasy

Posted October 7, 2018 in Blog Fests & Hops
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Book Blogger Hop: Horror Vs. Urban Fantasy

Today I’m taking part in the Book Blogger Hop, a weekly hop hosted by Billy B at Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer (originally created by Jennifer at¬† Crazy-For-Books). You can see the hop schedule here. “Each week the hop will start on a Friday and end on Thursday. There will be a weekly prompt […]

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Which Literary Monster Are You?

Posted October 31, 2015 in BOOKS, Events
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Which Literary Monster Are You?

Happy Halloween! Today I’ve been thinking about literary monsters, from mythological creatures such as Medusa to classics like Dracula and more modern horrors like Pennywise from Stephen King’s It. As someone with¬†coulrophobia, the latter absolutely terrifies me. My favourite monster has to be Frankenstein’s monster-a poor, misunderstood creature who is the perfect example of the […]

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Freaky Reads for Halloween

Posted October 31, 2015 in BOOKS, Events
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Freaky Reads for Halloween

Happy Halloween! How are you celebrating? If you’ve not got a party planned, why not cosy up with a spooky book tonight? Here are some of my favourite spine-tingling classics and modern paranormal reads.  If you like vampires… If you like werewolves… If you like zombies… If you like demons… If you like ghosts… If […]

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Z is for Zombies #atozchallenge

Posted April 30, 2013 in A-Z Challenge
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Z is for Zombies #atozchallenge

[Image by Jeremy Keith, CC-BY-2.0] Today I’m continuing with the Blogging from A-Z Challenge hosted by Arlee Bird and his team of awesome bloggers. My theme is: Elements and features of speculative fiction and entertainment. So throughout April I will be blogging about characters, objects and themes that appear in sci-fi, fantasy and dystopian series. Today’s post is all about Zombies. […]

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W is for Werewolves #atozchallenge

Posted April 26, 2013 in A-Z Challenge
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W is for Werewolves #atozchallenge

[A Mexican grey wolf by HOTN Stock] Today I’m continuing with the Blogging from A-Z Challenge hosted by Arlee Bird and his team of awesome bloggers. My theme is: Elements and features of speculative fiction and entertainment. So throughout April I will be blogging about characters, objects and themes that appear in sci-fi, fantasy and dystopian series. Today’s post is […]

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V is for Vampires #atozchallenge

Posted April 25, 2013 in A-Z Challenge
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V is for Vampires #atozchallenge

Today I’m continuing with the¬†Blogging from A-Z Challenge¬†hosted by¬†Arlee Bird¬†and his team of awesome bloggers. My theme is: Elements and features of¬†speculative fiction and entertainment. So throughout April I will be blogging about characters, objects and themes that appear in sci-fi, fantasy and dystopian series. Today’s post is all about¬†Vampires. Vampires are legendary ‘undead’ creatures […]

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Happy Halloween! Spooky Book Quotes

Posted October 31, 2011 in BOOKS, Events
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Happy Halloween! Spooky Book Quotes

 As part of my series of Halloween themed blog posts I’ve compiled a selection of my favourite spooky passages from classic novels on my bookshelf. Enjoy! ‘I saw that the bride within the bridal dress had withered like the dress, and like the flowers, and had no brightness left but the brightness of her sunken […]

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