My Favourite (non-trashy) True Crime/Horror Books

Today is Friday 13th, so I thought I’d do a little throw-back to Spooktober and do a spooky-themed post for today! During October last year, I attempted Blogtober (although ultimately failed) and I put most of my effort into my posts for the week leading up to Halloween, including buying a bumper pack of spooky…

#BowieBookClub

As you may or may not know, I’m a fairly big fan of David Bowie (I have a tattoo of the ‘Bowie’ lightning bolt on my forearm) and I work in a book shop, so when I came across the hashtag #BowieBookClub on Twitter at the start of this week, I was automatically intrigued. It…

Book Wishlist!

We all know I have a book problem. I went to Manchester for the weekend, read one book and bought one more. I went to Cheltenham for a week, took one book with me (which I didn’t read) and brought 6 books back with me (also none of which I have read yet). I buy…

#14 – SPOOKTOBER Scary Book Review – Hex by Thomas Olde Heuvelt

So I should probably start this by saying that I am not good at scary films or scary Buzzfeed articles or scary anything, in all honesty. I am what you might call a big fat wuss. But, I have always been oddly fascinated with these scary things, perhaps like a fear-fascination catch-22. You can often…

What I Read In April

It should be no surprise to any of you that know me, know my job or follow my instagram (@poppyraptor) that I LOVE books. I wake up, read, go sell books all day and then come home and read until I fall asleep. And repeat. I read anything and everything, no genres omitted. I have…

WHAT’S IN MY MARCH BOOK-BOX?!

Since I started my job in a bookshop back in November, I buy books ALL the time. I’m talking like 2 a week – it’s an unaffordable lifestyle, especially as I don’t have the time to read them all! So, to combat this, and help me to read more diversely, I’ve put a shoe-box next…