AWRW Book Review 👶 Black Water Tales: The Unwanted 👶 by Jean Nicole Rivers @JeanNicole19

In the remote, eastern European town of Borslav there is St. Sebastian orphanage, a place where people discard their unwanted children. For the American, Blaire Baker, it’s the perfect place to volunteer her services. Paired with a cheerful volunteer nurse, Blaire is enthusiastic about the possibilities, but is quickly discouraged when she encounters the nefarious nature […]

AWRW Book Review ⚰ After Death, Cemetery Tours #3 ⚰ by Author Jacqueline E Smith @JackieSmith114 #ParanormalRomance #Horror #Ghosts

Welcome to the Circus of the Dead. When Michael Sinclair receives an invitation to the grand opening of Cirque Somniatis, he figures it will be a good opportunity to get away from ghosts, potential in-laws, and the seemingly endless stream of rejected job applications… And a chance to spend a romantic weekend at the circus […]

AWRW Book Review 👻 Ellie Jordan, Ghost Trapper # 1 👻 by Author J.L. Bryan @JLBryanBooks #BookReview #Paranormal

Ellie Jordan’s job is to catch and remove unwanted ghosts. Part detective, part paranormal exterminator, Ellie operates out of Savannah, Georgia, one of the oldest and most haunted cities in North America. When a family contacts her to deal with a disturbing presence in the old mansion they’ve recently purchased, Ellie first believes it to […]

Cover Reveal! ☠ 👠 💅🎉 #CheerleadingCanBeMurder ☠ 👠 💅🎉 by @CarissaAnnLynch, @LimitlessBooks

From the talented Author who brought us the Flocksdale Files Book Series, comes the new, Horror High Series, beginning with CHEERLEADING CAN BE MURDER: Who will make the team and who will… die? ════ COVER REVEAL ════ CHEERLEADING CAN BE MURDER Horror High Series #1 by Carissa Ann Lynch Coming April 5th from Limitless Publishing! COVER DESIGNER: […]

AWRW Book Review ★ Braineater Jones ★ by Author Stephen Kozeniewski @OutFortune @RAPublishing

Brains, Babes, and Booze…  Braineater Jones wakes up face down in a swimming pool with no memory of his former life, how he died, or why he’s now a zombie. With a smart-aleck severed head as a partner, Jones descends into the undead ghetto to solve his own murder. But Jones’s investigation is complicated by […]

AWRW Book Review 🎠 Carnival of Dead Girls 🎠 by Author Carissa Ann Lynch @CarissaAnnLynch @LimitlessBooks

Nothing interesting happens in the podunk town of Lamison Point—until a freak show rolls through… When a traveling carnival stops in the sleepy countryside, sixteen-year-old Josie Crowley is psyched to go with her new friend, Freya. But what started out as a fun-filled night of games, candied apples, and ferris wheel rides quickly spirals into […]

AWRW Book Review: Everlasting Da Eb’Bulastin, by Author Rasheedah Prioleau #BlogTour

After another incident of sleepwalking, Aiyana Gamelle wakes up lying under the stars on the Beach of Sa’Fyre Island, an island off the coast of South Carolina with a rich Gullah and Native American history. Knowing these incidents of sleepwalking have something to do with her long awaited transition into queen of the island, Aiyana […]

AWRW Book Review: House Of The Lost Girls, (Flocksdale Files Book 2), by Author Carissa Ann Lynch @CarissaAnnLynch @LimitlessBooks

Is evil ever truly defeated—or is it just waiting for another chance? Seventeen year old Marianna Bertagnoli is miserable… Not only did her father abandon her five years ago, now she’s being uprooted and forced to move with her mother and new stepdad to a creepy Victorian house they inherited in the even creepier town […]

AWRW Book Review: The Night Sister by Author Jennifer McMahon @JenniferMcMahon @DoubledayPub @PenguinRandom

The latest novel from New York Times best-selling author Jennifer McMahon is an atmospheric, gripping, and suspenseful tale that probes the bond between sisters and the peril of keeping secrets. Once the thriving attraction of rural Vermont, the Tower Motel now stands in disrepair, alive only in the memories of Amy, Piper, and Piper’s kid […]

AWRW Way Back Wednesday Book Review: Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark

Way Back Wednesday is a Book Meme created by A Well Read Woman with the aim to write mini book reviews on books read in the past, that left a lasting impression. You know what kind of books I am talking about… The ones that you have read multiple times, and they still bring you […]

Cover Reveal! The Hunt, by Tim J. Lebbon @TimLebbon @TheChargeIsOn @CMWoods1993

Welcome all! I’m certain you must be curious as to what was called “the best British thriller of 2015”! Wait no more, I present you with The Hunt, one of the latest thrillers by horror and fantasy Author, Tim J. Lebbon! She will hunt down the men who took her family. She will have blood. Rose […]

AWRW Way Back Wednesday Book Review: Rigor Amortis, A Dark Erotic Anthology #ZombieErotica

Way Back Wednesday is a Book Meme created by A Well Read Woman with the aim to write mini book reviews on books read in the past, that left a lasting impression. You know what kind of books I am talking about… The ones that you have read multiple times, and they still bring you […]

AWRW December Reading Roundup: Reading Is Snow Much Fun

December was a flurry of books, reviews, blogger awards and even an author interview here at AWRW blog. And what a better way to enjoy the winter, than stay inside with a good book! Because after all, reading is snow much fun! 😉 Here is my monthly recap of December happenings at AWRW Blog: December […]

Crimes Inspired By Fiction: Do Horror and Mystery Writers have a Moral Obligation to their Readers?

  Is it possible that someone who was already intent on committing a crime could learn tips and tricks from a novel to aide them in said crime? If so, do horror and mystery writers have a moral responsibility to their readers, to NOT provide an accurate textbook, if you will, on how to kill […]

GIVEAWAY!!! The Journal of Vincent du Maurier, by K.P. Ambroziak

Welcome everyone! Author K.P. Ambroziak has generously offered to give away a digital copy of her book The Journal of Vincent du Maurier, to one lucky winner! The contest will run from 6/23- 6-30, and you can enter every day if you wish! Up on the Esja, just north of the capital city that used […]

Blogging from A to Z Challenge: From A is for Adult Fiction, to Z is for Zombie Fiction!

I may be a day, (or 24 days), late and a dollar short for the April A to Z Blogging Challenge, created by Tossing It Out, but I wanted to participate anyways. My challenge will include discussing book related things, for each letter of the alphabet. ALL AT ONCE! A is for Adult Fiction! Adult […]

Happy Easter! The Chocolate Book Tag

Happy Easter everyone! In keeping with the Easter spirit, I found a chocolate book meme created by Well Done Books that I of course MUST participate in! The idea is to compare your favorite books with different types of chocolate. Check it out! 1.) Dark Chocolate: A Book with a Dark theme/content. This book, Such a […]

Fantasy Friday! Book Review: A Perpetual Mimicry, by K.P. Ambroziak

  “What would you give, my friend, to regain your star?”  I wish I could see inside the mind of K.P. Ambroziak. I love the stories and characters she creates. She is an AMAZING author. A Perpetual Mimicry rendered me speechless. The story is dark and twisted, and oh so interesting. An absolutely unique tale! Banished […]

Book Review: The Harvest of Vincent du Maurier (The Fifth Empire #2), by K.P. Ambroziak

The second book in the The Fifth Empire Trilogy by K.P Ambroziak continues to detail Vincent du Maurier’s struggle to save humanity, in a journal format. It picks up where the first story left off, and pulls you right into it… There is not a dull moment in The Harvest of Vincent du Maurier. The […]

Book Review: Celeste by V.C. Andrews

When I saw Celeste by V.C. Andrews on my local libraries book shelf, nostalgia flooded my heart. I haven’t read her books since I was a pre-teen. Most people don’t know, but Andrews died in 1986… A ghost writer, who Andrews selected prior to her death, has written 40+ novels under her name since, all […]

My Interview with Author K.P. Ambroziak

Welcome all! Today I am very lucky to be interviewing the very talented Author of A Perpetual Mimicry, and The Fifth Empire Trilogy, (currently 2 books) K.P. Ambroziak! We discuss her very impressive background and her current and future projects.    Hello Paige, thank you for agreeing to this interview. Tell us a little bit […]

Book Review: The Journal of Vincent du Maurier (The Fifth Empire #1) by K.P Ambroziak

The Journal of Vincent du Maurier by K.P Ambroziak is a chronicalization of Vincent’s struggle to save the human and vampire races. It is 2052, and the human and vampire races face extinction due to the recent rising of the undead. The world has been overcome by hoards of the undead, which isn’t good for […]

An Interview with Fantasy Author Jennifer Allis Provost

Welcome everyone! Today I’m very lucky to be interviewing my good friend Fantasy and Horror Author Jennifer Allis Provost! She is the Author of Heir to the Sun, Rise of the Deva’shi, and Copper Girl. Her work is also featured in Holiday Magick: 20 Holiday Stories with a Twist, Anthology: Year 1 (Vol. 1), UnCONventional: […]

Book Review: Behind The Wheel and Other Stories, By Erin Thorne

** spoiler alert ** Behind The Wheel: And Other Stories, by Erin Thorne is a dark fantasy book filled with short stories that will keep you up all night. I bought this book at an Author Event/Reading at the Palmer Public Library. When Author Erin Thorne read this book at the event I knew I […]

Book Review: The Coldest Girl in Coldtown

The Coldest Girl In Coldtown is a love letter to all of Holly Black’s favorite vampire books. I purchased it at her book release party at the Odyssey Bookshop in South Hadley, MA. Not only did I have a great time at her fun event, I enjoyed this book thoroughly! This isn’t your “average” vampire […]

Book Review: Dust and Decay, by Jonathan Maberry

Dust and Decay is the second book by Jonathan Maberry in the Benny Imura adventure series. However, it does work as a stand alone, as I did not read the story before this one and was able to jump right into it. First of all, wow, what a book! I absolutely loved it! Even though […]

Book Review: Black Heart, by Holly Black

Black Heart by Holly Black is the last book in the Curse Workers series. If you have read White Cat, and Red Glove, you know what to expect with Black Heart: curse workers, the mob, a catastrophic love, and an ending you won’t see coming. Cassel Sharpe has the ability to transform objects and people […]

Book Review: Red Glove, by Holly Black

Red Glove is the follow up book to Holly Black’s “White Cat”. Like the first book, it is based on curses, cons, magic, and a catastrophic love. “White Cat” ended with Cassel’s mother ‘gifting’ him with tricking his crush Lila into loving him. This gift comes at a cost, because Cassel’s conscience eats him alive […]

Book Review: White Cat, by Holly Black

Cassel comes from a family of Curse Workers; people who have the amazing power to change your feelings with the the touch of their bare hands. They can change your memories, your luck, and your state of mind, and because of this they are very powerful and feared by regular citizens. This practice is also […]

Book Review: Call of the Jersey Devil, by Aurelio Voltaire

** spoiler alert ** I absolutely loved Call of the Jersey Devil, by Aurelio Voltaire. It actually made me miss being a teenager. I identified so much with the character Prudence. It was a wonderful read… Five goth kids head over to a poorly promoted festival/concert featuring a washed up goth singer, Villy Bats. When […]