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Review: The Wicked Deep

Title: The Wicked Deep
Author: Shea Ernshaw
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release Date: March 6th 2018
Pages: 310
Genre(s): Fantasy, Young Adult
Purchase: The Book Depository

Where, two centuries ago, three sisters were sentenced to death for witchery. Stones were tied to their ankles and they were drowned in the deep waters surrounding the town.

Now, for a brief time each summer, the sisters return, stealing the bodies of three weak-hearted girls so that they may seek their revenge, luring boys into the harbor and pulling them under.

Like many locals, seventeen-year-old Penny Talbot has accepted the fate of the town. But this year, on the eve of the sisters’ return, a boy named Bo Carter arrives; unaware of the danger he has just stumbled into.

Mistrust and lies spread quickly through the salty, rain-soaked streets. The townspeople turn against one another. Penny and Bo suspect each other of hiding secrets. And death comes swiftly to those who cannot resist the call of the sisters.

But only Penny sees what others cannot. And she will be forced to choose: save Bo, or save herself.

I finally decided to pick up this book and picked it as a pre-Halloween read, which was a really good choice. It’s full of witches and curses and has a kind of spooky ambiance.Continue reading


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With the spooky season just round the corner, now is the perfect time to read a scary or spooky book. If you’re feeling that itch, look below for ten book recommendations that are perfect for Halloween, featuring witches, ghosts, haunted houses and more.Continue reading

Secret Santa

Dutch Secret Santa 2018

Hallo Nederlandse boekenliefhebbers! Vanwege het succes van vorig jaar heb ik besloten om dit jaar weer een Secret Santa te organiseren voor Nederlandse bookbloggers en bookstagrammers: de Dutch Secret Santa 2018. Dit is de kans om andere Nederlandse boekenliefhebbers (beter) te leren kennen en bovendien een cadeau op te sturen en te ontvangen rond de feestdagen!Continue reading