Grumpy Book Grrrl

a reader and writer

This is a book for people who aren’t afraid of vampires being vampires. Ariane is a graduate student in animal biology who is in her mid-20s, has frizzy dark-red curls, and is a PoC. John is her older boyfriend and a professor. A freak encounter in her lab changes her life forever, and the story progresses through Ariane’s …

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Release day: April 9, 2019. Publisher: 47North. Rating: ★★★★★ Craig Schaefer once again proves he is genius-level in the paranormal noir genre. This is my 15th? book and it may be my favorite yet. The writing, the plotting, the characterization, the pacing, the world-building … just gets better and better. Have you read Craig Schaefer …

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The wonderfully awesome Abby recently posted a blog called Top 10 Tuesday: Halloween Movies for the Faint of Heart. So I decided I just had to post my own version, but cult classic style. These movies are at times gross, cheesy, maybe a little scary still, and 100% classics! They are not literally Halloween movies, …

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So, if you’ve read any of my reviews over at Goodreads, you might be aware that I love me some vampurrs. I have been fascinated with them ever since reading Dracula in high school, followed by Anne Rice’s The Vampire Chronicles (there were only three when I first started reading them – yes I’m old). …

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