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Review: The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier

Review: The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier

From Puffin Books: THE NIGHT GARDENER follows two abandoned Irish siblings who travel to work as servants at a creepy, crumbling English manor house. But the house and its inhabitants are not quite what they seem. Soon, the children are confronted by a mysterious stranger—and an ancient curse that threatens their very lives. The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier is an … Continue reading

Happy Hallow’Read is Back! + Giveaway

Happy Hallow’Read is Back! + Giveaway

It’s that time of year again when the leaves drop, the days shorten and copious amounts of candy is foisted upon us (not that we’re complaining, right?). Yep, Halloween is almost upon us, and that means…Happy Hallow’Read! For those of you familiar with Happy Hallow’Read, welcome back! And for those of you who are new, … Continue reading

Top Ten Tuesday: Creepy Book Covers

Top Ten Tuesday: Creepy Book Covers

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. In coming up with a list of book covers that send a shiver up my spine, it turns out that, understandably, this list of creepy book covers also offers some great creepy reads, perfect for Halloween. 1. Asylum by Madeleine Roux … Continue reading

Happy Hallow’Read! Giveaway #1

Happy Hallow’Read! Giveaway #1

It’s that time of year again when ghosts, goblins and zombie teddy bears come out to play. And once again I am celebrating with Happy Hallow’Read! To kick off the countdown to Halloween, how about a giveaway? One lucky reader will win a hardcover copy of Gretchen McNeil‘s fright-filled YA novel TEN! All you have … Continue reading

All Hallow’s Read: The What and How of It

In 2010, Neil Gaiman posted a proposal to scare the world one book at a time. The result? All Hallow’s Read, a Halloween tradition where people give away scary books. Why? Why not! Ok, if you really need more of a reason… To promote literacy, to scare—I mean share—a favourite spooky book, to spread the … Continue reading

Top Ten Tuesday: Books to Get You in the Halloween Mood

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. How perfect is this week’s topic?! In case you haven’t been following, throughout October Bookish Notions has been celebrating Halloween with Happy Hallow’Read, a month of spooky reads and ghoulish giveaways. I thought I would split this week’s Top Ten post … Continue reading