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Frighteningly Good Reads: The Crucible by Arthur Miller

A required reading from my high school that I resisted as part of my Salem Witch Trials readings. This book means so much more to me now than when I read it at 15. SYNOPSIS "I believe that the reader will discover here the essential nature of one of the strangest and most awful chapters… Continue reading Frighteningly Good Reads: The Crucible by Arthur Miller

FrighteninglyGoodRead · Middle Grade

Frighteningly Good Read: Castle Hangnail by Ursula Vernon

This middle grade book features a 12 year old witch perfectly designed for me - her name is even Molly! I loved this story that gave me a smart and strong female lead and a core group of friends coming together to fight evil - it was good to the last page! SYNOPSIS When Molly… Continue reading Frighteningly Good Read: Castle Hangnail by Ursula Vernon

Audio Book · FrighteninglyGoodRead · nonfiction · Over 18

NonFiction Friday: Me by Elton John

Elton John has been a major star my entire life. I remember him singing at Princess Diana's funeral and I have always been impressed by the work his AIDS foundation does for the world. I love all of his popular songs and I was aware of his struggle with addiction. But I wouldn't have considered… Continue reading NonFiction Friday: Me by Elton John

FrighteninglyGoodRead · not a review

Frighteningly Good Reads 2019 Wrap Up

Whew! As usual, my lofty plans for this month went....sideways. I pictured myself blogging nearly everyday and interacting with other bloggers and, and, and.... it didn't happen. I do not know how people sustain the energy for hosting these huge thematic readathons but, bless them! What Did I Read This Month? I started out by… Continue reading Frighteningly Good Reads 2019 Wrap Up

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Frighteningly Good Reads #5: The Ghost Knight by Cornelia Funke

This book is perfect for readers out there who want to enjoy the spooks and specters of the haunting season without the scare. Cornelia Funke, writer of the wonderful Inkheart series, has written a number of other books I have enjoyed but Ghost Knight has the perfect feel for Frighteningly Good Reads. Eleven-year-old Jon Whitcroft never expected… Continue reading Frighteningly Good Reads #5: The Ghost Knight by Cornelia Funke

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Frighteningly Good Reads: Social Sunday

The whole purpose of Frighteningly Good Reads is to extend and enjoy the gorgeous month that is October. It is my favorite month culminating in my favorite holiday of all: Halloween! I am thrilled that other bloggers are joining me this year and so on Sunday this year I want to highlight all their amazing… Continue reading Frighteningly Good Reads: Social Sunday

FrighteninglyGoodRead · Middle Grade

Frighteningly Good Reads #4: The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier

This middle grade book is the kind of thrillingly creepy tale that will bring a shiver to your spine even as the last heat of the summer sun continues to burn your skin. The Night Gardener follows two abandoned Irish siblings who travel to work as servants at a creepy, crumbling English manor house. But… Continue reading Frighteningly Good Reads #4: The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier

FrighteninglyGoodRead · Middle Grade · Uncategorized

Frighteningly Good Reads #3: The Witches by Roald Dahl

"My darling...you won't last long in this world if you don't know how to spot a witch when you see one." This is not a fairy-tale. This is about real witches. Real witches don't ride around on broomsticks. They don't even wear black cloaks and hats. They are vile, cunning, detestable creatures who disguise themselves… Continue reading Frighteningly Good Reads #3: The Witches by Roald Dahl

FrighteninglyGoodRead · YA

FGR #1: The Price Guide to the Occult by Leslie Walton

Before I begin: this book is brimming with self harm. It is on nearly every page. If this is something that you struggle with then skip this book and consider heading here instead. I'm not even sure where I acquired this book. Quite possibly, it was for FrighteningGoodReads2018 since the book was published in October, 2018.… Continue reading FGR #1: The Price Guide to the Occult by Leslie Walton