- Cozy Mystery Week: Witch Way To Murder by Shirley Damsgaard
- Cozy Mystery Week:How to Murder a Millionaire: A Blackbird Sisters Mystery by Nancy Martin
- Cozy Mystery Week Day 2: Rosemary and Crime by Gail Oust
- Kicking Off Cozy Mystery Week: Family Skeleton Series by Leigh Perry
- 2013 Thankfully Reading Weekend: The Wrap-Up
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Category Archives: Non-Fiction
Print Length: 240 pages Publisher: Quirk Books (October 1, 2013) Source: Publisher (via Edelweiss) In this collection of horrifying true stories, Stall proves that living in the suburbs isn’t as quiet or calm as one would tend to believe. In stories ranging from hauntings to brutal killings and supernatural creatures, Stall terrifies readers with tales […]
Hardcover: 176 pages Publisher: Peachtree Publishers (February 1, 2012) ISBN-10: 1561456276 Source: Publisher Many of us have basic details about the Birmingham Children’s March in 1963 in which 4,000 students boycotted school in a march to protest segregation. Yet never before have we stepped inside the shoes of those students who stepped up to fight […]
Hardcover: 288 pages Publisher: Free Press; 1 edition (November 13, 2012) ISBN-10: 145162137X Source: Publisher Twenty-four year old Susannah Cahalan was a writer for the New York Post. She was a very outgoing young woman, leading an active social life. It’s early 2009 when she wakes to find to small bite marks on her arm. […]
Paperback: 352 pages Publisher: Harper Perennial; Reprint edition (April 10, 2012) ISBN-10: 0061958336 Source: Publisher In the late 1960s, Melissa Coleman’s parents, Eliot and Sue, gave up their life in regular society to move to a rural rugged coastland in Maine. They purchased 60 acres of land, planning to exist solely on the crops they grew. […]
Review: The Woman Who Wasn’t There:The True Story of an Incredible Deception by Robin Gaby Fisher and Angelo J. Guglielmo, Jr.
Hardcover: 304 pages Publisher: Touchstone (April 3, 2012) ISBN-10: 1451652089 Source: Publisher After the tragic events of 9/11, those who survived the terrorist attack sought out others in attempts to seek solace and understanding for the feelings they were experiencing. One of the women who played an active role in the creation and direction of the World Trade […]
Paperback: 320 pages Publisher: Broadway; Reprint edition (October 4, 2011) ISBN-10: 0767931351 Source: Publisher Michael was a preschooler when the pleas for a dog began. He went as far as creating a PowerPoint presentation covering the reasons why he needed a dog. Despite his incessant begging, his parents Rich & Janet stood strong. They simply couldn’t juggle what […]
Frightful Friday is a weekly meme in which I feature a particularly scary or chilling book that I’ve read that week. Feel free to grab the button & join in! This week’s featured book is Monsters in the Movies: 100 Years of Cinematic Nightmares by John Landis. Hardcover: 320 pages Publisher: DK ADULT (September 19, 2011) ISBN-10: 075668370X Source: […]
Hardcover:290 pages Publisher:Baylor University Press (October 15, 2011) ISBN-10: 1602583145 Source: Publisher Monsters have been a staple of American culture for decades, from the Salem witch trials to alien invasions and the walking dead. They didn’t just appear randomly; in Monsters in America Poole provides both historical and cultural studies that detail how and why these […]
Today I’m excited to welcome Kim from Sophisticated Dorkiness with a guest post. When I was soliciting guest posts for Murder, Monsters & Mayhem, Kim asked if posts about non-fiction books was permitted. Of course, I said yes. Truth is oftentimes scarier than fiction. That is the exact topic Kim writes about today; non-fiction that […]
Frightful Friday is a weekly meme in which I feature a particularly scary or chilling book that I’ve read that week. Feel free to grab the button & join in! The featured book this week is:Shock Value: How a Few Eccentric Outsiders Gave Us Nightmares, Conquered Hollywood, and Invented Modern Horror Hardcover:272 pages Publisher:Penguin Press […]