Crimson Peak by Nancy Holder based on Guillermo Del Toro’s movie

3.75 out of 5 gothic stars… I wanna give it 4 for prose My favorite genre of all time, the one I would immerse myself in 24/7 if it weren’t for all the other goddamned books I want to read, is gothic romance. I am obsessed with old houses and manors and halls. I love Victorian … More Crimson Peak by Nancy Holder based on Guillermo Del Toro’s movie

Review: Royal Assassin, the Farseer Trilogy bk II by Robin Hobb

2.5 out of 5 maniupulated stars This is the 2nd book – please don’t read this if you haven’t read the first, cuz spoilers for the first book. There are many mysteries and happenings in Buckkeep. The forged ones (those ruined by the Red Ship Raiders and left behind to hector the populace) are converging … More Review: Royal Assassin, the Farseer Trilogy bk II by Robin Hobb

Review: We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

4 out of 5 disturbing stars What a mind trip! Shirley Jackson was so ahead of her time. This is really short but it’s perfect. It’s about the Blackwoods, well, those that are left. It’s just Mary Katherine, called Merricat, and Constance, the young ladies, and disabled Uncle Julian. There used to be seven until … More Review: We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson