Book Review, Horror, Life

The Girl with the Green Ribbon

So it’s almost Halloween, and I’d like to discuss a little known story I was read as a child that I still think about to this day. Seriously. It has stayed with me for over 20 years. It’s called The Girl with the Green Ribbon and it was included in the compilation book In a Dark, Dark Room and Other Scary Stories.…

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Book Review, Books Read in 2017, Historical Fiction

The Stars Are Fire by Anita Shreve: A Book Review

Title: The Stars Are Fire Author: Anita Shreve Published: May 2, 2017 Genre: Historical Fiction Obtained: Public Library Synopsis: It’s October 1947. After a summer-long drought, a fire breaks out along the coast of Maine, displacing hundreds of families and killing so many. Grace Holland is left to fend for herself and her two children while her husband volunteers to…

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Book VS Film

Dark Places: Book VS Film

Whenever a book is made into a movie, I’m always the first in line to see it. I TRY to make sure to read the book first if I haven’t, but that’s usually a non-issue. I love to read, so chances are I’ve already read the book before the movie even decides to come out. In this case, I read…

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The House on Foster Hill
Book Review, Books Read in 2017, Historical Fiction, Mystery

The House on Foster Hill by Jaime Jo Wright: A Book Review

Title: The House on Foster Hill Author: Jaime Jo Wright Publish Date: December 5, 2017 Genre: Christian, Mystery & Thrillers Obtained: Netgalley eARC Synopsis: Kaine Prescott has lived through the traumatic death of her husband, which she believes was a murder. She’s even been stalked by a man she believes is her husband’s killer. She decides to get away from…

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13 Creepiest Places in New Jersey
Life

13 Creepiest Places in New Jersey

You’ll soon discover one thing about me: I am a Jersey Girl through and through. Summers are meant to be spent at the Jersey Shore (South Seaside Park for me!), diners are a dime a dozen and should be experienced at 3AM, and the amount of history here is breathtaking. From the early days of the Revolutionary War, New Jersey…

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See What I Have Done
Book Review, Books Read in 2017, Historical Fiction

See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt: A Book Review

Title: See What I Have Done Author: Sarah Schmidt Published: August 1, 2017 Genre: Historical Fiction Obtained: Public Library Synopsis: ‘Lizzie Borden took an axe…’ Many people can finish this poem about the death of Andrew and Abby Borden. In See What I Have Done, you are given a front row seat into the viewpoints of four suspects in the…

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13 Scariest Movies
Horror, Movies

13 Scariest Movies I’ve Ever Seen

So, as you’ll soon learn, I LOVE a good scary movie! Since Halloween is fast approaching, I will be watching at least two scary movies a week. I know. It’s almost as ambitious as my October TBR, but I’m hopeful that I can make this work for me. Therefore, I’ve decided to create a list of the 13 scariest movies that…

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