The Perfectly Fine House by Stephen Kozeniewski & Wile E. Young

Published by Grindhouse Press Synopsis:In an alternate reality where ghosts are as commonplace as the weather, the most terrifying thing imaginable is a house not being haunted.Donna Fitzpatrick runs a surrogacy agency, where ghosts can briefly possess volunteers in order to enjoy carnal pleasures. She’s also working herself into an early grave. But that’s no … Continue reading The Perfectly Fine House by Stephen Kozeniewski & Wile E. Young

The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie Rubenhold

Synopsis: Five devastating human stories and a dark and moving portrait of Victorian London - the untold lives of the women killed by Jack the Ripper.Polly, Annie, Elizabeth, Catherine and Mary-Jane are famous for the same thing, though they never met. They came from Fleet Street, Knightsbridge, Wolverhampton, Sweden and Wales. They wrote ballads, ran … Continue reading The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie Rubenhold

The Girl and the Stars by Mark Lawrence (Book of the Ice #1)

Published by HarperVoyager Synopsis: In the ice, east of the Black Rock, there is a hole into which broken children are thrown.On Abeth the vastness of the ice holds no room for individuals. Survival together is barely possible. No one survives alone.To resist the cold, to endure the months of night when even the air … Continue reading The Girl and the Stars by Mark Lawrence (Book of the Ice #1)

Pan’s Labyrinth by Guillermo Del Toro and Cornelia Funke

Published by Bloomsbury Publishin plc Synopsis: Oscar winning writer-director Guillermo del Toro and New York Times bestselling author Cornelia Funke have come together to transform del Toro’s hit movie Pan’s Labyrinth into an epic and dark fantasy novel for readers of all ages, complete with haunting illustrations and enchanting short stories that flesh out the … Continue reading Pan’s Labyrinth by Guillermo Del Toro and Cornelia Funke

Audiobook: The Sleepover by Carol Wyer, narrated by Diana Croft (Detective Natalie Ward #4)

Published by Bookouture Synopsis: Roxy had a secret. Now she’s gone. When fourteen-year-old Roxy says she’s going for a sleepover at her best friend Ellie’s house, Cathy sees no reason to check her daughter’s story. The two families are neighbours, and the girls are in and out of each other’s homes every day. It is … Continue reading Audiobook: The Sleepover by Carol Wyer, narrated by Diana Croft (Detective Natalie Ward #4)

Darkwood by Gabby Hutchinson Crouch (The Darkwood Series)

Published by Farrago Synopsis: You mustn't go into the Darkwood, children. Not even to get your ball. Leave it. That ball belongs to the Witches and the Beasties, now. Those wicked Witches. Stealing your ball. Magic is forbidden in Myrsina, along with various other abominations, such as girls doing maths. This is bad news for … Continue reading Darkwood by Gabby Hutchinson Crouch (The Darkwood Series)

Don’t Touch My Hair by Emma Dabiri

Published by Allen Lane Synopsis: Straightened. Stigmatised. 'Tamed'. Celebrated. Erased. Managed. Appropriated. Forever misunderstood. Black hair is never 'just hair'. This book is about why black hair matters. Emma Dabiri takes us from pre-colonial Africa, through the Harlem Renaissance, Black Power and on to today's Natural Hair Movement, the Cultural Appropriation Wars and beyond. We … Continue reading Don’t Touch My Hair by Emma Dabiri