Malice House

When I read the synopsis of Malice House, I immediately knew it was going to fit right in with spooky season. The mixture of horror and mystery sounded exactly like my cup of tea, so I was stoked to get an ARC. After the death of her father, Malice House has been left to Haven…

October 2022 Book of the Month

Happy Fall Y’all! Is it a coincidence that October books drop on the first day south Texas has a high in the 80s? I think not! I love summer, but Fall is the season I thrive in and I am ready for all the spooky vibes! This month there are 7 main books to choose…

Sign Here

This was such a fun and unique book! It’s a great blend of a murder mystery, family drama, and dark humor. Even before I started reading, the synopsis was giving me all the Grady Hendrix vibes. I mean I’m so here for the all of Hendrix’s unique and weird takes on things, so I was…

October 2022 | BOTM Predictions

It’s time for some October BOTM predictions! I’m so interested to see what comes out this month, as I (along with lots of other people) love witchy and horror reads in October. I mean October is officially Spooky month, and I want to read some spooky things! BOTM doesn’t have a great history of offering…

The Night Ship

I love Jess Kidd’s writing and absolutely loved Things in Jars which came out back in 2020. Kidd has a way of weaving supernatural stories with lyrical prose and creating something extremely unique and captivating. I was ecstatic to get an ARC of her newest book The Night Ship, but I struggled with this book….

A Cosmic Kind of Love

Hallie Goodman is a successful party planner and notorious people pleaser. When one of her bride’s accidentally sends her personal videos of her ex-boyfriend, Hallie doesn’t mean to but she can’t help but watch these videos. The bride’s ex just happens to be renowned astronaut Christopher Ortiz, and the videos are from his time on…

Station Eternity

Mallory has been involved with countless murders. Not because she’s actually murdered anyone but because somehow murders are drawn to her, very Miss Marplesque. While she does a great job of solving the murders she happens to stumble upon, it doesn’t exactly make her popular to be around. When Mallory gets the chance to take…

October 2022 Most Anticipated

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The Other Side of Night

The Other Side of Night is one of my most anticipated Fall 2022 read. It’s best to go into this one with a open mind and without to much context, which always makes for an interesting read. There are a few different ways this story is told. David Asha, a well known author is the…

September 2022 Book of the Month

My favorite month of the year is here! September is my absolute favorite month, especially for Book of the Month. Why might you ask? It’s my birthday month of course, and since I’m a BFF member, that mean I get a free birthday add-on this month! With that said, I’m really surprised by the number…