Originally posted 2015-10-16 08:02:07. Day 16 of the challenge from Books and Cupcakes! I read this twice, once in college and once I listened on Audible. Both times I was terrified! The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson. -Sarindre

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Originally posted 2015-10-15 08:00:22. Day 15 of the challenge from Books and Cupcakes! The Road by Cormac McCarthy. A sickened man fights tooth and nail to cross a barren landscape and find a better life for his son. McCarthy paints a post-apocalyptic landscape so desolate and bleak you can practically feel the cold through the pages. Once you finish the…

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Originally posted 2015-10-14 08:00:09. I can’t say it better than the back of the book. “An ingenious code hidden in the works of Leonardo da Vinci.  A desperate race through the cathedrals and castles of Europe.  An astonishing truth concealed for centuries… unveiled at last.” Check out the challenge at Books & Cupcakes Book Photo Challenge

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Originally posted 2015-10-13 08:00:40. Day 13 of the challenge from Books and Cupcakes! I submit Bret Easton Ellis’ American Psycho. I wanted this book to be great. I really did. I get and respect the takedown of capitalist materialism, but man… if you want to slog through pages and pages of descriptions of high-end designer brand items and…

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Originally posted 2015-10-12 08:00:45. Good Day, and welcome to day 12 of Books and Cupcakes October Book Photo Challenge ! We all have probably gotten tons of books as gifts. Sometimes even by ‘accident’ or that awkward moment when you’re not sure if your friend/relative is giving you a book, or lending it to you. In…

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Originally posted 2015-10-11 17:00:00. Welcome to Day 11 of the Books and Cupcakes October Book Photo Challenge ! Today’s theme is “Obsessed with this Book” and there is one in particular that deserved to be Showcased. Enchantment- Orsen Scott Card Card is probably best known for Ender’s Game and his sci-fi fiction (and possibly being a…

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Originally posted 2015-10-10 08:00:04. Day 10 of the challenge from Books and Cupcakes! By now, the movie has far surpassed the source material in terms of popularity, but this is Stephen King at the top of his game: Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption. This story actually represents the season Spring in a collection of four novellas published in the book Different Seasons,…

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Originally posted 2015-10-09 08:00:47. Day 9 of the challenge from Books and Cupcakes! Currently I am listening to Finders Keepers by Stephen King and am about half way through. This book is great and I am loving it. If you liked Mr. Mercedes,  I would suggest checking this out. Stephen King keeps the same tone throughout this sequel and it will…

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Originally posted 2015-10-08 08:03:58. Day 8 of the challenge from Books and Cupcakes! Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice is probably one of my favorite vampire books of all time! At first I only saw the movie, which I was probably too young to be watching (I was 8, yes 8). When I entered college, I…

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Originally posted 2015-10-07 08:00:39. Day 7 of the challenge from Books and Cupcakes! I chose The Stand by Stephen King as a comfy read.  At almost a thousand pages of intense post-apocalyptic story telling, you better make sure you are comfy because you won’t want to put it down! Definitely my favorite book of all time!…

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Originally posted 2015-10-06 08:00:11. Day 6 of the challenge from Books and Cupcakes! This is a really interesting twist on a familiar genre. Melanie is a child prodigy, but every morning when she wakes she’s taken to a classroom full of kids and strapped to a chair… for her protection or others’? Read The Girl With All the Gifts, by…

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Originally posted 2015-10-05 08:00:01. Welcome to Day 5 of the Books and Cupcakes October Book Photo Challenge ! The topic is Well Worn Read and there was only one book in my bookcase that captures that sentiment: The Onion Girl by Charles de Lint. He is my favorite author and a master storyteller. I have read,…

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Originally posted 2015-10-04 20:00:02. Welcome to day 4 of the Books and Cupcakes October Book Photo Challenge ! Although Fables is not a new series, it’s one I only recently discovered. I have a love of werewolves, so when the game “The Wolf Among Us” went on sale, I bought it and loved it, which then…

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