Blogoween, Book Reviews, Graphic Novel, Received for Review

Graphic Novel Review: Slothilda by Dante Fabiero

Slothilda: Living the Sloth Life by Dante Fabiero
Genre: Humour | Graphic Novel
Length: 128 pages
Published on 18th October 2018 by Skyhorse Publishing
Purchase: Amazon | TBD
Dante Fabiero: Website | Twitter | Goodreads
Review copy received from the publishers thanks to NetGalley

Synopsis: A charming collection of comics about an ambitious little sloth who’d rather just take it easy.

Are you a fan of carbs, the internet, and naps? Slothilda is your spirit animal!

From former Simpsons animator Dante Fabiero comes this all-too-real comic series about an adorable little sloth who’s driven by her desire for self-improvement. Slothilda explores an inner conflict we can all relate to―the desire to succeed and grow, while paradoxically dealing with the ever present temptation to sloth.

With themes related to work, fitness, food, shopping, and pets―this book shows that you’re not the only sloth at heart.

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#SpooksandTea: Grimoire Notes

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For anyone who isn’t aware I run a book club and for October we’re doing a horror genre read-a-thon and as this is not only my final day hosting Blogoween but also my final day blogging before my vacation I figured now was a perfect time for myself and others to share what they’ve read so far this month in hopes of being able to recommend some good reads to others. Continue reading “#SpooksandTea: Grimoire Notes”

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#SpooksandTea: Spell List

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Towards the end of last month I mentioned how my book club were hosting #SpooksandTea again!

For part of the read-a-thon we also provided the challenge for members to share their spells!

We’re all familiar with Book Spine Poetry by now. No? Stack up your books in an order that allow the titles to create a poem. For this prompt we’re using horror or Halloween themed books only to line up and create Book Spine Spells!

As this is a spooky idea that I’d love to see more people attempt I chose to also have this as my first Blogoween prompt that I’d host! Yes thats right, today is the start of me hosting BLOGOWEEN *spooky ooooooo*
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#SpooksandTea: Ritual Tasks

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Towards the end of last month I mentioned how my book club were hosting #SpooksandTea again!

For part of the read-a-thon we also provide some Ritual Tasks which are spooky prompts to help you pick out what books to read .
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Books and Tea Book Club | #SpooksandTea announcement

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Books and Tea Book Club | October Events
Hi guys, I’m checking in again to let y’all know the variety of things we have happening throughout October. If you want a full run down on what my Book Club has to offer please visit this post.

This is a special post as I’ll go into lots of detail about our Horror Read-a-thon “SpooksandTea” – this will be our third year running it!
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Blogoween | Full Prompt List

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If you want to find out more about Blogoween and be able to sign up be sure to check out the first post or stop by Clo at Bookish Dragons 24/7 blog.

Keep reading if you’d like to see what Prompts the #NewBloggers bunch have come up with to help you feel inspired. Remember you don’t have to use any or all of these prompts, they’re just here for inspiration to help you get through which ever level of Blogoween you signed up for.
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Blogoween | Announcement and Sign Up

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Its not October yet, how dare I start talking about Halloween related things! But I am and you can’t stop me.

Keep reading if you’d like to find out what Blogoween is and how to take part with the lovely #NewBloggers bunch! Clo at Bookish Dragons 24/7 is the main host of this bookish blogoween but it was a group conversation that set this in motion – this is the type of stuff you’re missing out on if you’re not a member. Working ideas off one and other is so much fun.
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Book Reviews, Books and Tea Book Club, Spooks and Tea

Review: The Dead House by Dawn Kurtagich

The Dead House by Dawn Kurtagich
Series: The Dead House #1
Genre: Horror | Young Adult
Length: 448 pages
Published on 10th March 2016 by Orion Children’s Books
Purchase: Amazon | B&N | TBD | Waterstones | WHSmith
Dawn Kurtagich: Website | Twitter | Goodreads
Purchased for myself from WHSmith with a gift card

Synopsis:
Twenty-five years ago, Elmbridge High School burned down. The blaze killed three and injured twenty, and one pupil, Carly Johnson, disappeared. For two decades, little was revealed about what became known as the Johnson Incident. Until now. A diary has been found in the ruins of the school. In this diary, Kaitlyn Johnson, Carly’s twin, tells of the strange and disturbing sequence of events leading to the incident. But Kaitlyn doesn’t exist. She never has. Chilling, creepy and compelling, THE DEAD HOUSE is one of those very special books that finds all the dark places in your imagination, and haunts you long after you’ve finished reading.

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#SpooksandTea: Ritual Tasks

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Spooks and Tea: Ritual Tasks
For anyone who isn’t aware I run a book club and for October we did a horror genre read-a-thon!

One of the chats we have is called Ritual Tasks which Coven leader Emmie created so members can choose to complete the rituals if they please.
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