Showing posts with label Review Team. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Review Team. Show all posts

Monday, July 24, 2017

Review: Secrets of the Slain

Secrets of the Slain by Lindsey Goddard
Published June 14, 2017 by Burning Willow Press
5 Bloodcurling Screams!

Synopsis:

A collection of poetry and short stories created to tantalize your senses and wreak havoc on your mind, each tale further challenging your perception of what reality is and what it is not. Be prepared to see inside of the soul of Lindsey Goddard and share in her “Secrets of the Slain” (Goodreads)







Review:

So many things to like about this book, it is hard to know where to begin. The author hooks me in from the introduction. Perhaps it's because I can relate when she mentions how busy her life is and she has to fit in writing when she can. I love her attitude. She writes short stories and poems because this is easier to feed her muse. Her short stories are strong and vivid, but her poetry is even more so. The emotions she uses to drive her stories are ones all readers can relate to. Two of the stories, "The Running" and "Old Man Stump" appear in this book for the first time anywhere. "The Running" is my favorite of the short stories. It presents a crazy other worldly situation, but the author presents in a great believable way. I felt what her characters felt when I read this story. If I had to pick another story I liked, it would be "Red Mask". It's an emotional heart-wrenching story with a dash of freaky sprinkled in for good measure.  I think "Freak" has the makings of a good series. I finished this in a little over an hour not just because it was shorter than most of the books I read, but because I HAD to keep reading to see how all the other stories ended.

Review by Terri

Saturday, July 15, 2017

A Few Good Review(er)s

A Few Good Review(er)s
I didn’t start off in the book world writing, I started off reviewing. I didn’t think I had it in me to write and complete an entire novel, now I’m almost finished writing my second full novel, and starting on my third novella. But, writing takes time, and takes time away from my pride and joy that brought into contact with a lot of fangtastic authors.
I don’t want to keep letting the Gothic Mom's blog go downhill, but, I can’t keep doing it on my own either. I need more reviewers! If you have a passion for books with a dark touch I’d love to have you join my team, and feel free to bring a friend or two with you. There is no age requirement or restriction, there’s also no pay. But, you will have access to some great books! I only ask that whatever books requested from the list you leave a review within three weeks of receiving it. And feel free to leave a review on a book you’re already reading.
You do NOT have to write a perfect review, just one that shows how you truly feel about what you’ve read. Oh! There will be quarterly prizes for the most active reviewers. And any contest(s) posted on the blog everyone is free to enter.

And introducing my first new accomplice, Crystal Blood! Mrs. Blood is also one of my Demented Diva's!

I hope to be adding more names soon...

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