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Bookshelf Roundup 06/13/20: Stacking the Shelves & Recent Reads

Bookshelf Roundup is a feature I do every weekend which fills the role of several blog memes, like Stacking the Shelves where I talk about the new books I’ve added to my library or received for review, as well as It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? where I summarize what I’ve finished reading in the last week and […]

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Top Ten Tuesday Halloween Freebie: Favorite Female-Authored Horror

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish, a weekly meme that now resides at That Artsy Reader Girl. The meme first came about because of a love of lists. Who doesn’t love lists? The original creators also wanted their lists to be shared with fellow book lovers and to ask that we in turn […]

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Friday Face-Off: Doll or Puppet

Welcome to The Friday Face-Off, a weekly meme created by Books by Proxy! Each Friday, we will pit cover against cover while also taking the opportunity to showcase gorgeous artwork and feature some of our favorite book covers. If you want to join the fun, simply choose a book each Friday that fits that week’s predetermined theme, […]

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Tough Traveling: Moms

The Thursday feature “Tough Traveling” is the brainchild of Nathan of Review Barn, who has come up with the excellent idea of making a new list each week based on the most common tropes in fantasy, as seen in (and inspired by) The Tough Guide to Fantasyland by Diana Wynn Jones. Nathan has invited anyone who is […]

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Book Review: Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes

Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes Genre: Horror, Thriller Series: Stand Alone Publisher: Mulholland (September 16, 2014) Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 4 of 5 stars It’s been a while since I read a good horror novel. Broken Monsters proved to be just the thing I needed, turning out to be a cross-genre piece […]

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Lootz: Mogsy’s Book Haul

Welcome to this biweekly feature where I showcase all the books I bought/won/received for review in the past fortnight. First, the physical pile: Fiend – Requested from Blogging for Books because I wanted to give their program a try, plus I found out recently that this is a zombie book! I love zombie books, but they […]

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Review Bites: DNF

I make a point of finishing every book I pick up. There have been some that I haven’t made it through in the past, but since founding a book club and working on this site, I’ve felt compelled to make sure I get through every book, even if it sometimes means skimming pages of the […]

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