March 2018 reading round-up

# of books read: 15 audiobooks listened to: 2 ebooks read: 5 (6 if you count Wattpad!) total page count: 3,453 pages year total page count: 9,867 pages The highest monthly total yet this year! https://www.instagram.com/p/BepzArolPvq/ It's rare that I go out and buy a brand new hardcover unless I'm going to get it signed.  … Continue reading March 2018 reading round-up

January 2018 reading round-up

# of books read: 11 audiobooks listened to: 2 Leigh Bardugo books read: 3 total page count: 3,517 pages year total page count: 3,517 pages Last year I read a total of 174 books!  My goal was only 100, so I don't feel like I'm rushing to complete my Goodreads challenge.  This month was a … Continue reading January 2018 reading round-up

December reading round-up

# of books read: 13 audiobooks listened to: 2 graphic novels read: 3 total page count: 3,954 year total page count: 44,234 Lots more reading this month!  Especially since I hardly wrote anything!  Did some editing and wrote a couple of chapters, but otherwise I've been busy reading... https://www.instagram.com/p/BcIsmg5lFqE I'm not sure how my coworker … Continue reading December reading round-up

October reading round-up

# of books read: 11 audiobooks listened to: 2 horror novels read: 7 total page count: 3,149 year total page count: 38,498 https://www.instagram.com/p/BZbfuCrl616 The first book read this month was from the batch I got signed at the Boston Teen Author Festival.  Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe was just such a … Continue reading October reading round-up

the YA horror novel aesthetic

You could say that every genre has its own aesthetic, but lately the YA horror genre has been taking aesthetic to a new level - beyond cover design, or even typeface and chapter headings. The first YA novel that did this really effectively was Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children - a novel which some … Continue reading the YA horror novel aesthetic

31 Days of Halloween, Day 5 – The Exorcist (TV series)

I didn't have enough time to watch a full horror movie today, so I settled for the pilot episode of the new Exorcist television series. I wasn't entirely if this was going to be a prequel, or a continuation - but it seems there is no connection at all to the movie.  You've got the … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween, Day 5 – The Exorcist (TV series)