10 years ago vampire books were the thing. After the success of the first Twilight movie, my local books stores had shelves coated plack from all the vampire books to read that had come out capitalizing on the glittering vampire series hysteria. Will vampire books and movies ever recover from Twilight or are they doomed… Continue reading Will Vampire Books ever recover from Twilight?
[GIFTED] Darren was kind enough to gift me a review copy of his new adult fiction book, Molls like it Hot, back in October. I’ve managed not to spill the beans but it was a challenge as one of my best friends is just as big a fan as me! The book is out and… Continue reading Book Review: Molls Like it Hot
I was delighted to get a review copy of Midsummer’s Bottom before it comes out. It’s certainly a departure from Darren Dash/Shan’s usual work such as Sunburn and and Procession of the Dead. What Mdsumemrs Bottom is about: Midsummer’s Bottom is a comedy about small town actors who stage Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream once a… Continue reading Book Review: Midsummer’s Bottom
The renowned children’s author Darren Shan writes books for adults under the name Darren Dash. Sunburn is akin to the horror tales we loved as children but can enjoy as adults. What is Sunburn about? Sunburn follows a trio of 20-somethings on a holiday to Bulgaria. Sick of spending holidays in pubs and partying, Martini… Continue reading Book Review: Sunburn
Renowned children’s author Darren Shan, offers books for grown-ups under the name Darren Dash. If you grew up with Shan, you’ll be happy to know that you can still read his books today. Procession of the Dead being on of his books aimed at older readers. I was beyond happy to stumble across a copy… Continue reading Book Review: Procession of the Dead
I don’t like making lists of my favourite books, albums, songs, movies etc because they always fluctuate. Something always comes along that makes me think “Wait, this is amazing!” or I simply outgrow what I once loved. For a long time, I didn’t have a favourite book, and felt like something was missing without one.… Continue reading The 6 books and stories tied as my favourite: My favourite books