Title Through the Woods By: Emily Carroll Website: http://www.emcarroll.com/ (amazing website BTW) Good Reads Synopsis:‘It came from the woods. Most strange things do.’ Five mysterious, spine-tingling stories follow journeys into (and out of?) the eerie abyss. These chilling tales spring from the macabre imagination of acclaimed and award-winning comic creator Emily Carroll. Come take a […]

It’s the New Year, a time to start fresh and new, and everything is wonderful and glorious. That’s the feeling I get every December 31st-January 1st anyway. Usually the magic has worn off by the 5th of January, but that doesn’t stop me from buying a gym membership and cleaning out the junk drawers! I […]

    Title: Lord of the Flies By: William Golding Website:  http://www.william-golding.co.uk/ Good Reads Synopsis: William Golding’s compelling story about a group of very ordinary small boys marooned on a coral island has become a modern classic. At first it seems as though it is all going to be great fun; but the fun before long becomes […]

Title: A Discovery of Witches By: Deborah Harkness Author’s Goodreads page: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/3849415.Deborah_Harkness Website:  http://deborahharkness.com Good Reads Synopsis: A richly inventive novel about a centuries-old vampire, a spellbound witch, and the mysterious manuscript that draws them together. Deep in the stacks of Oxford’s Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript […]

Title:  The Ocean at the End of the Lane By: Neil Gaimen Author’s Goodreads page:  https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/1221698.Neil_Gaiman Website:  http://journal.neilgaiman.com/2014/02/why-you-should-see-winters-tale-and.html Good Reads Synopsis: Sussex, England. A middle-aged man returns to his childhood home to attend a funeral. Although the house he lived in is long gone, he is drawn to the farm at the end of the […]

Title: The Coldest Girl in Coldtown By: Holly Black Author’s Goodreads page:  https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/25422.Holly_Black Website: http://www.blackholly.com/ Good Reads Synopsis: Tana lives in a world where walled cities called Coldtowns exist. In them, quarantined monsters and humans mingle in a decadently bloody mix of predator and prey. The only problem is, once you pass through Coldtown’s gates, […]

Title: Home of the Brave   Author:  Katherine Applegate   Author’s GoodReads Page:  https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/1036736.Katherine_Applegate   Website:  http://us.macmillan.com/homeofthebrave-1/KatherineApplegate       Good Reads Synopsis:   Kek comes from Africa. In America he sees snow for the first time, and feels its sting. He’s never walked on ice, and he falls. He wonders if the people in […]