My blood is my crime. If you look at it, it's still red. If you touch it, it's still wet. But if you listen to it, it speaks a single name in a pulsing chant. Romanov. Romanov. Romanov. I received a complimentary eARC of this book from Thomas Nelson through NetGalley. Opinions expressed in this … Continue reading Romanov

The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein

Kiersten White's The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frakenstein is a YA Horror retelling of the classic horror story, Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley. I'll admit, I've never read Frankenstein in its entirety due to my distaste for the epistolary style novel when I was younger, but since I've read Dracula,  I'd like to give Frankenstein another go now that I have a new appreciation for journal … Continue reading The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein


Bram Stoker's Dracula is one of those stories that has been taken and made-over by Hollywood so many times, it's hard to decipher what came from the original, and what came from a studio. In the movies, Dracula has luscious black locks, nice cheek bones—in the older films he wore a cape—and in the 21st century, … Continue reading Dracula