TBR: 3 Books I Can’t Wait to Dive Into

1. Wicked Fox by Kat Cho If you know me, you know that I am a big fan of mythology/folklore and Korean drama series. According to the author, this book is inspired by both. Gu Miyoung is a gumiho—a nine-tailed fox who survives by feeding off the energy of men. One day, Miyoung encounters aContinue reading “TBR: 3 Books I Can’t Wait to Dive Into”

A Good Old-Fashioned Scare

Calling all horror addicts and history lovers alike!   Though October may have come and gone, as far as I’m concerned, it’s always the season to be spooky. No matter the time of year I love to indulge in scary movies, pumpkin-spice-everything, and some good old-fashioned ghost stories. And what better way to enjoy the latter thanContinue reading “A Good Old-Fashioned Scare”

Memento Mori: A Tour of the Convento dei Cappuccini

Most travel to Rome for the warm, sunny days, vibrant city life, beautiful architecture, and delicious cuisine.  But when I headed to Rome for a ten-day getaway, I hit the underground. If you missed part one of this post where I discussed my tour of the Roman catacombs, check it out here: https://dramaticdelights.com/2021/01/28/voyage-underground-a-tour-of-the-roman-catacombs/  Via Veneto:Continue reading “Memento Mori: A Tour of the Convento dei Cappuccini”

Chili Cauldron Curse by Lynn Cahoon [Book Review]

Chili Cauldron Curse by Lynn Cahoon Published: August 25, 2020 Pages: 100 Chili Cauldron Curse is a paranormal cozy mystery. For anyone who is unfamiliar with the genre, a cozy mystery typically features an amateur sleuth–usually just an ordinary member of society, like a teacher, a bookshop owner or, in this case, a kind kitchen witch. This ordinaryContinue reading “Chili Cauldron Curse by Lynn Cahoon [Book Review]”

Voyage Underground: A Tour of the Roman Catacombs

I recently watched Italian action film The Beast (La Belva) on Netflix. The gritty action flick centres around Leonida Riva, an ex-military Captain suffering from post-traumatic stress and growing more and more estranged from his family every day. When his daughter, Teresa, is kidnapped one evening, Riva will stop at nothing to get her backContinue reading “Voyage Underground: A Tour of the Roman Catacombs”

Sightless [Film Review]

Release Date: September 2020 (Dances with Films Festival)|Director: Cooper Karl |Genre: Psychological Thriller|Where Can I watch: Netflix (as of January 2021) Madelaine Petsch plays Ellen Ashland, a former violinist who is suddenly left blind after a vicious attack. Alienated from her brother, her ex-husband, and her close friend, she struggles to adjust to her new reality.Continue reading “Sightless [Film Review]”

10 Books I Couldn’t Put Down (Part 2)

5. The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris 4. Karen Marie Moning’s Fever Series (the whole thing…I can’t pick just one) 3. Henry V by William Shakespeare 2. Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco Check out my review of Stalking Jack the Ripper here: stalking-jack-the-ripper-by-kerri-maniscalco-book-review Unholy Ghosts by Stacia Kane What are some ofContinue reading “10 Books I Couldn’t Put Down (Part 2)”

10 Books I Couldn’t Put Down (Part 1)

Though this is hardly an exhaustive list, here—in no particular order— are 10 of my all-time favourite books: 10. Halfway to the Grave by Jeaniene Frost 9. The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo 8. The Iliad by Homer 7. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde 6. Dracula by Bram Stoker

Immortal Ever After by Lynsay Sands [Book Review]

Immortal Ever After by Lynsay Sands Published: February 26, 2013 Pages: 358 Immortal Ever After is the eighteenth installment in Lynsay Sand’s Argeneau series.  As the title hints at, Immortal Ever After is a book about vampires…but maybe not the ones you were expecting.  The vamps (or, should I say, “immortals”) of the Argeneau series are not of the soulless, undead,Continue reading “Immortal Ever After by Lynsay Sands [Book Review]”