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5 Horror Books To Read This Christmas

5 Horror Books To Read This Christmas

“‘Tis the season to be jolly!” – That’s all well and good but what about if you fancy some festive horror for the long, cold and dark winter evenings? If you want some ideas for books to read around this time of year here’s a quick list of five to get you started. Look the door, turn down the lights and pour your favourite seasonal tipple – you could be reading the perfect Christmas horror story very soon. 1) Hogfather…

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5 Scary Villains In Horror Literature

5 Scary Villains In Horror Literature

Horror books usually need a strong protagonist and for the brightness of even the brightest hero there must be a villain who is dark enough to dull that heroic light. Here’s a list of five  notable villains in horror reading. Mr Hyde – Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Robert Lewis Stevenson)Being the distillation of man’s evil side means that Mr Hyde has the unique quality that he has free run to be a perfect villain with no…

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Top 10 Scary British Urban Legends

Top 10 Scary British Urban Legends

Britain has a long and rich history and when it comes to urban legends we have more than our fair share of those too. The following entertaining video lists 10 British urban legends and comes from the ‘MostAmazingTop10’ YouTube channel. Please visit their channel and subscribe to them for more great content. I have just one small criticism, the YouTube thumbnail for the video features ‘Old Jack’ who doesn’t actually make an appearance in the video. Top 10 Scary British Urban…

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10 to Zen

10 to Zen

We’re all looking for the path to peace and happiness. Here’s 10 steps that will help you find the right path. 1) Let go of complaining. 2) Let go of competing. 3) Let go of judgements. 4) Let go of anger. 5) Let go of  regrets. 6) Let go of worrying. 7) Let go of blame. 8) Let go of guilt. 9) Let go of fear. 10) Have a proper belly laugh at least once every day (especially if it’s…

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50 Inspirational Book Related Quotes

50 Inspirational Book Related Quotes

I simply love books! There I said it. Even since I was  a child I loved everything about books, I adored things only a bibliophile will understand. I loved the smell of books whether the inky paper smell of new books or the earthy dusty smell of old books. I even loved the sounds books make. The pleasing sound when you first crack the spine of a new book or the soft ‘clunk’ sound when you close a book, I…

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Uncle Sam – Cheesy Horror Movie For 4th July

Uncle Sam – Cheesy Horror Movie For 4th July

Looking for a cheesy movie to watch this Independence Day? Look no further than the cheesy ‘patriotic’ horror; Uncle Sam. This is not a great horror movie but I have to say there are a lot worse out there and it is worth watching for the cheese factor alone but probably just worth watching it once. A horror movie to watch on 4th of July? It has to be this one. *A Desert Storm vet who was killed in combat…

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As Much Reading As You Can Handle – FREE!

As Much Reading As You Can Handle – FREE!

If you love books, whether they are fiction or non-fiction, it can become a rather expensive hobby for avid readers such as myself. You can of course visit your local library (if the library near you hasn’t been closed down) but if you want to read books and keep those you really enjoy that’s when it becomes costly. Fear not dear reader for I have discovered a huge free source of ebooks for your enjoyment. Visit Free-eBooks.net (https://www.free-ebooks.net/) and discover…

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Free Online eBook Resource – Project Gutenberg

Free Online eBook Resource – Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg offers over 56,000 free eBooks: Choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online. You will find the world’s great literature here, especially older works for which copyright has expired. Project Gutenberg digitises and diligently proofreads them with the help of thousands of volunteers. No fee or registration is required. If you find Project Gutenberg useful, please consider a small donation, to help Project Gutenberg digitise more books, maintain our online presence, and improve…

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5 Dark Books For The Brightest Summer Holidays

5 Dark Books For The Brightest Summer Holidays

Even while on summer holiday, during the brightest summer day some of us require some dark literature to get through the day until dusk returns once more to herarld the darkness of the night. Here we offer a selection of reading for the darkest of souls during the brightest of days. Summer of NightBy Dan Simmons This masterfully crafted horror classic, featuring a brand-new introduction by Dan Simmons, will bring you to the edge of your seat, hair standing on…

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25 Books That Will Scare You To Death

25 Books That Will Scare You To Death

A good scary story may be a very personal thing so what one person finds creepy may not be the same as anyone else. I like the featured list due to the fact it appears to be someone’s personal and not simply ripped from one of the many lists available on the internet which appear to be strikingly similar to one-another. What do you think of the list? Do you agree or disagree with any of the stories appearing in…

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