Hello awesome readers and welcome to another Short Reads Saturday. Those special Saturdays when we knock short books off our TBR list. I am obsessed with time travel so I am excited to share today's book which includes 2 short stories featuring strange anomalies in time... enjoy!
Just in time for those Halloween treat bags, an illustrated children's book about candy, and that you shouldn't eat too much of it! Ronnie loves candy and just wants to eat it all day and never play or exercise, despite his friends urging him to stop eating candy and play with them. One night before bed his wishes his last gummy bear will grow huge so that he will have a ton to eat. He then dreams about his gummy bear going on a eating rampage, destroying the whole town! In order to save the town he talks the bear into playing and exercising away all his jelly belly. The next day he wakes up with a new attitude and goes out to play with his friends...
Vreni is fifteen and cursed. The curse was placed on her grandmother centuries ago and has been passed down through the women in her family, so Vreni has slept and woken at the whim of the curse since her birth over a century ago. She is kept isolated from the world by her reclusive family, and yearns for a normal life- shopping, boys, even just being allowed to go to school. Her family grants her wish to spend a day in the city and her sheltered, predictable life unravels.
An Empire fallen. A kingdom beset. A family divided. When King Lortar discovers a savage cult performing heathen rites, he's forced to battle a foe he never imagined: his own son. Surrounded by enemies, Lortar is trapped in a world of treachery and betrayal, where mercy is vice and malice is glory.
Since 1985, over 500 overweight teenagers have come to Camp Wašíču, looking to lose weight, gain self-confidence, and turn their lives around. Phillip McCracken arrives, weighing in at almost 400 pounds; but the baggage he carries from the past affects him much more deeply than the numbers of the scale. When a homicidal maniac hell-bent on revenge attacks, Phillip will be forced to either find the courage to save the people around him or fall victim to his own self-doubt…
This anthology features a big pile of super quick reads that I would recommend to anyone who likes short stories that are on the darker side. This book spans a huge variety of genres and feels and you will see everything from love to hate, and darkness to the light of hope. Overall I think this was a very creative collection that was quite entertaining, and I would recommend it and I would read more by the author.
Welcome to Teaser Tuesday, a Meme, created by The Purple Booker, that wants you to add books to your TBR, or just share what you are currently reading. It is very easy to play along: – Grab your current read – Open to a random page – Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that… Continue reading Teaser Tuesday ~ Aug. 14, 2018 ~ Monsters in the Clouds by Russell James @RRJames14
Super excited to share this must read horror novel with you guys! Description: Peter and his wife Hannah move back to his hometown to be near his parent’s as their health declines. They think they are moving into his childhood home but due to a mix up they find themselves moving into an old farmhouse that possesses dark secrets. The past and the present collide in deadly ways, how can they survive the nightmare room?
This is an anthology of 13 short stories with various plots from different genres. It has everything from revenge thrillers, to spooky paranormal tales, psychopaths and monsters. The ones who just die are the lucky ones.
It's all fun and games until someone dies. It's the Crystal Palace Hotel's 5th annual murder mystery game extravaganza. A weeklong event of clues, costumes, red herrings, suspense, chills and murders spread across the hotel's expansive mountaintop acres. Kyle and Grace have secured two tickets to the most coveted game the Crystal Palace has to offer. Two days at Murder Manor, a Victorian mansion secluded far away from the hotel and nestled within an elaborate hedge maze. Two days of safe murderous fun or so they thought...
Body of Christ Author: Mark Matthews Category: Christian Horror Suitable for: Adults My Rating: 3 Stars Format Read for Review: Kindle copy provided for judgement in the Indie Horror Book Awards Pages: 95 Description: This is the story of 2 disturbed children who live across the street from each other. Each of them witness a parent’s… Continue reading (REVIEW) Body of Christ by Mark Matthews
Hello awesome readers. Today I am sharing some news with you that I got, you can download crime novel Manual for a Murder by Gonçalo JN Dias for free, in the format of your choice, from the author's official blog, July 26-28. Here is the link: http://gjnd-books.blogspot.com/. You can also find it on Amazon here.… Continue reading #FreeBook Manual for a Murder by Gonçalo JN Dias @GoncaloJNDias – Free for a limited time!
Hey awesome readers. You guys ready for some feels and inspiration? Check out this book by our very awesome guest reviewer, and author Andrea Lechner-Becker. Sixty Days Left: A Novel "Don’t wait until you know when your life will end to begin living it. Do it now.” Blurb: Almost 40% of Americans will receive a… Continue reading *Spotlight* Recently Released – Sixty Days Left: A Novel by Andrea Lechner-Becker @AndreaElbee
From Afar by Frank Scozzari My rating: 3 of 5 stars I want desperately to set Morgan (the MC) up with my best friend. This poor, love-sick fool needs the affection of a good woman and decides to go all the way to Russia to find it. Reflecting on this read, two things make me… Continue reading (REVIEW) From Afar by Frank Scozzari @ScozzariFrank – Guest Review by author Andrea Lechner-Becker @AndreaElbee
Say What? - On Character Dialogue Thanks O.D. Book Reviews for giving me some time on your blog! I want to talk about character dialogue. It is such an important part of writing. What characters say and how they say it reveals a great deal about who they are, and can make or break a… Continue reading *Guest Post* by Chauncey Rogers @ChaunceyRogers ‘Say What? – On Character Dialogue’ Blog Tour for New Release: Happily