Cat and Book

Scaredy Cat Bingo Update: Complete!

When I first tried Scaredy Cat Bingo last year, I had fun but didn’t get a bingo. (I’m a very scattered, mood-based reader.) That changes this year though. Check out this bingo board! I won, and I managed it before my goal of Halloween.🎃 Let’s talk about the books that helped me get there. Succulents and Spells by Andi C. Buchanan This book may have … Continue reading Scaredy Cat Bingo Update: Complete!

Cat and Book

Scaredy Cat Bingo Update: Werewolves, Wizards, and Butlers

I’m making some progress on my book bingo board. Check it out! My recent reads include: The Wizard’s Butler by Nathan Lowell I loved this one. I always enjoy stories that shine the spotlight on a character archetype that’s usually in the background: in this case, a butler. Not that the main character started out as a butler. He just needed a job and didn’t … Continue reading Scaredy Cat Bingo Update: Werewolves, Wizards, and Butlers

Cat and Book

Demons, Vampires, and Lawyers: A Scaredy Cat Bingo Update

Man, October is going by fast. Like I mentioned earlier this month, I’m participating in the Scaredy Cat Bingo reading challenge, and if I want to get a bingo by the 31st, I need to get moving. Here’s my current board: I’ve got two new additions since last week. The first is Biggs, Myer, and the Vampire by E.M. Lacey, which fits nicely on the … Continue reading Demons, Vampires, and Lawyers: A Scaredy Cat Bingo Update

Cat and Book

Who’s Doing Scaredy Cat Bingo This Year?

Scaredy Cat Bingo is my favorite reading challenge. It just has so many great categories for urban fantasy books. Created by Cats Luv Coffee Book Reviews, it runs all year, but I like to do it in October because it has such cute Halloween vibes. Since it does run all year, I don’t feel bad pre-adding a few books that I finished earlier this year … Continue reading Who’s Doing Scaredy Cat Bingo This Year?

Pile of Teeth

Remember the Creepy Tooth Fairies from Hellboy II?

August 22nd is National Tooth Fairy Day. Or possibly August 28th. Or February 28th. The internet is giving me conflicting information, but I’m going to celebrate it today and just hope that I’m right. This is supposed to be a day to look back nostalgically on the excitement of leaving a tooth under your pillow as a child–and to remind people to take good care … Continue reading Remember the Creepy Tooth Fairies from Hellboy II?

Letters to the Exorcist

Letters to the Exorcist: Ouija Board Woes

Letters to the Exorcist is a short story series set in The Shadow Journals universe. It features emails to Bea Romo Reyes, freelance exorcist and paranormal consultant, who was introduced in The Memory of Ghosts. To: romoexorcist@protonmail.com, November 16, 2016 From: [REDACTED] Dear Ms. Romo, Do you know anything about Ouija boards? I used one with some friends when I threw a Halloween party, and … Continue reading Letters to the Exorcist: Ouija Board Woes