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The Fireside Chats

“What better occupation, really, than to spend the evening at the fireside with a book, with the wind beating on the windows and the lamp burning bright.” – Gustave Flaubert

Past Reads

Here, you can go through all the stuff I’ve read in the past. I won’t add anything from the current year until that year comes to an end. If you have any questions about what I’ve read, all you have to do is ask. You can comment on this page or you can just use the contact form.

From 2022…

  • The Secret of White Stone Gate by Julia Nobel (paperback)
  • The Last House on Needless Street by Catriona Ward (hardcover)
  • To Make Monsters Out of Girls by Amanda Lovelace (hardcover)
  • To Drink Coffee with a Ghost by Amanda Lovelace (hardcover)
  • Soft Thorns by Bridgett Devoue (paperback)
  • The Woman in Black by Susan Hill (paperback)
  • Soft Thorns Vol. II by Bridgett Devoue (paperback)
  • Court by Tracy Wolff (hardcover)
  • Brother Wulf by Joseph Delaney (e-book)
  • Don’t Turn Out the Lights by Jonathan Maberry (hardcover)
  • The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie (paperback)
  • Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi (hardcover)
  • Nothing but Blackened Teeth by Cassandra Khaw (hardcover)
  • Through the Woods by Emily Carroll (paperback)
  • The Collector by K. R. Alexander (paperback)
  • The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley (paperback)
  • Horror Anthology by Ann Gaiman (paperback)
  • The Gift of Everything by Lang Leav (hardcover)
  • 20th Century Ghosts by Joe Hill (paperback)
  • Prom House by Chealsea Mueller (paperback)
  • Tiny Nightmares: Very Short Tales of Horror by Lincoln Michel & Nadxieli Nieto (paperback)
  • Scare Me by K. R. Alexander (paperback)
  • Haunted Homicide by Lucy Ness (paperback)
  • Girl on Fire by Alicia Keys (co-written by Andrew Wiener & illustrated by Brittney Williams) (hardcover)
  • Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie (paperback)
  • Out to Get You: 13 Tales of Weirdness and Woe by Josh Allen (illustrated by Sarah J. Coleman) (paperback)
  • Scary Stories to Tell Young Foxes by Christian McKay Heidicker (paperback)
  • Out to Get You: 13 Tales of Darkness and Doom by Josh Allen (illustrated by Sarah J. Coleman) (hardcover)
  • Lucky Girl: How I Became a Horror Writer: A Krampus Story by M. Rickert (paperback)
  • A House of a Hundred Whispers by Graham Masterton (paperback)
  • Shiver by Allie Reynolds (paperback)
  • The Mayfair Bookshop by Eliza Knight (paperback)
  • Charm by Tracy Wolff (hardcover)

From 2021…

  • Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur (paperback)
  • The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur (paperback)
  • Home Body by Rupi Kaur (paperback)
  • Small Spaces by Katherine Arden (hardcover)
  • Pillow Thoughts I by Courtney Peppernell (paperback)
  • Pillow Thoughts II: Healing the Heart by Courtney Peppernell (paperback)
  • Pillow Thoughts III: Mending the Mind by Courtney Peppernell (paperback)
  • Pillow Thoughts IV: Stitching the Soul by Courtney Peppernell (paperback)
  • Mirror Image by Michael Scott and Melanie Ruth Rose (e-book)
  • The Agony House by Cherie Priest (illustrated by Tara O’Connor) (paperback)
  • Covet by Tracy Wolff (hardcover)
  • This Lie Will Kill You by Chelsea Pitcher (hardcover)
  • Some Kind of Animal by Maria Romasco-Moore (hardcover)
  • The Last Bookshop in Longdon by Madeline Martin (paperback)
  • A Stranger in the House by Shari Lapena (paperback)
  • Invisible Ghosts by Robyn Schneider (paperback)
  • Strange Weather by Joe Hill (hardcover)
  • How to Stop Time by Matt Haig (paperback)
  • A Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger (paperback)
  • Craven Manor by Darcy Coates (e-book)
  • The Haunting at Rookward by Darcy Coates (e-book)
  • The Vanishing Game by Kate Kae Myers (paperback)
  • The Sanatorium by Sarah Pearse (e-book)
  • High Crime Area by Joyce Carol Oates (paperback)
  • The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett (paperback)
  • Midwinter Murder by Agatha Christie (paperback)
  • The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes (hardcover)
  • Mrs. Claus and the Santaland Slayings by Liz Ireland (paperback)

From 2020…

  • The Haunted by Bentley Little (paperback)
  • The Monster of Elendhaven by Jennifer Giesbrecht (hardcover)
  • Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz (paperback)
  • More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz (paperback)
  • Scary Stories 3: More Tales to Chill Your Bones by Alvin Schwartz (paperback)
  • The Haunted by Danielle Vega (hardcover)
  • All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders (paperback)
  • Off to War by Wayne Hancock (paperback)
  • If You Go To The Woods by Seth C. Adams (paperback)
  • Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson (paperback)
  • The Wood by Chelsea Bobulski (paperback)
  • Warlight by Michael Ondaatje (paperback)
  • Ghost and Bone by Andrew Prentice (hardcover)
  • Creep by Eireann Corrigan (hardcover)
  • The Castle in the Attic by Elizabeth Winthrop (e-book)
  • The Battle for the Castle by Elizabeth Winthrop (e-book)
  • A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay (paperback)
  • The Mile End Murder by Sinclair McKay (hardcover)
  • Remember Me by Chelsea Bobulski (hardcover)
  • The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena (hardcover)
  • The Creeping by Alexandra Sirowy (hardcover)
  • The Saturday Night Ghost Club by Craig Davidson (paperback)
  • The Dead Girls of Hysteria Hall by Katie Alender (paperback)
  • Crave by Tracy Wolff (hardcover)
  • The House on Foster Hill by Jaime Jo Wright (e-book)
  • The Third Twin by C. J. Omololu (paperback)
  • The Haunting of Gillespie House by Darcy Coates (e-book)
  • Campfire by Shawn Sarles (hardcover)
  • Lucy Crisp and the Vanishing House by Janet Hill (hardcover)
  • Class: The Stone House by A. K. Benedict (hardcover)
  • The Complete Horowitz Horror by Anthony Horowitz (paperback)
  • The Escape Room by Maren Stoffels (paperback)
  • One by One by Ruth Ware (e-book)
  • Dead Lake by Darcy Coates (paperback)
  • The Ghost of Old Coal House by Amy Cross (e-book)
  • Misery by Stephen King (paperback)
  • The Orion Project by Curt Caufield (paperback)
  • Crush by Tracy Wolff (hardcover)
  • The Mystery of Black Hollow Lane by Julia Nobel (paperback)
  • The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon (paperback)

From 2019…

  • And The Trees Crept In by Dawn Kurtagich (paperback)
  • Poison by Sarah Pinborough (paperback)
  • The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle by Janet Fox (hardcover)
  • A Haunting by L. I. Albemont (e-book)
  • The Stranger Game by Cylin Busby (paperback)
  • Hallowe’en Party by Agatha Christie (paperback)
  • The Night Sister by Jennifer McMahon (hardcover)
  • The Hotel for the Lost by Suzanne Young (paperback)
  • The Shape of Water by Guillermo Del Toro & Daniel Kraus (hardcover)
  • The Chalk Man by C. J. Tudor (paperback)
  • Fort Whiskey by David Banks (paperback)
  • Ghostlight by Sonia Gensler (hardcover)
  • Watching You by Lisa Jewell (hardcover)
  • Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins (paperback)
  • The Bone Keeper by Luca Veste (paperback)
  • The Truth Lies Here by Lindsey Klingele (hardcover)
  • Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie (paperback)
  • The Mansion by Ezekiel Boone (hardcover)
  • Ten by Gretchen McNeil (paperback)
  • Hollow City by Ransom Riggs (hardcover)
  • What the Night Sings by Vesper Stamper (hardcover)
  • Tomb of Ancients by Madeleine Roux (hardcover)
  • The Princess Bride by William Goldman (paperback) (S. Morgenstern’s Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure)
  • Pet Sematary by Stephen King (e-book)
  • Ghost Story by Peter Straub (paperback)
  • The Invited by Jennifer McMahon (hardcover)
  • Blood of Wonderland by Colleen Oakes (papterback)
  • Enter the Dark House by Laurie Faria Stolarz (paperback)

From 2018…

  • Queen of Hearts by Colleen Oakes (paperback)
  • The Cellar by Natasha Preston (paperback)
  • And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie (paperback)
  • The House of Dies Drear by Virginia Hamilton (e-book)
  • You Will Be Mine by Natasha Preston (paperback)
  • The Mystery of Drear House by Virginia Hamilton (e-book)
  • Hell House by Richard Matheson (e-book)
  • Murder has a Motive by Francis Duncan (e-book)
  • The Wizard of Oz by Frank L. Baum (paperback)
  • The House with the Clock in Its Walls by John Bellairs (e-book)
  • Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury (paperback)
  • The House Next Door by Darcy Coates (e-book)
  • The Dead House by Dawn Kurtagich (paperback)
  • An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena (hardcover)
  • The Women In The Walls by Amy Lukavics (hardcover)
  • Court of Shadows by Madeliene Roux (hardcover)
  • The Haunting of Ashburn House by Darcy Coates (e-book)
  • We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson (paperback)
  • Ten Dead Comedians by Fred Van Lente (paperback)
  • The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn (hardcover)
  • The Apartment by S. L. Grey (paperback)
  • Murder for Christmas by Francis Duncan (e-book)

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