Tokyo Ghoul Vol. 1 by Sui Ishida

Goodreads rating: 4.44 stars My rating: 4 stars Ken Kaneki is a normal, teenage student living in an alternate universe Japan where ghouls – flesh eating monsters – exist and there is an entire section of the police dedicated to keeping them in check. The ghouls are persecuted heavily because they eat humans (I don’t …

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Crimson Peak: The Art of Darkness by Mark Salisbury

 Goodreads rating: 4.65 stars My Rating: 5 stars If you’re interested in getting an inside look into Crimson Peak directed by Guillermo del Toro, this is the book for you. A wealth of information printed on heavyweight, glossy pages with beautiful stills, sketches, background information, and maps from behind the scenes of Crimson Peak. Ordinarily, …

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The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

Goodreads Rating: 3.92 stars My Rating: 4.5 stars Not all monsters are terrible and not all humans are good, but to Hazel and her brother Ben, the faeries living in the forest on the edge of Fairfold have always been mysterious and dangerous – somewhere in between good and bad. The seemingly harmless magic attracts …

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Crimson Peak (the film directed by Guillermo del Toro and The Official Movie Novelization by Nancy Holder)

Rotten Tomatoes: 71% (3.5 stars) My Rating: 4.5 stars Goodreads Rating: 3.91 stars — My Rating: 4.5 stars “Beware of Crimson Peak.” Ominous, yes, but when you hear this from the horrifying ghost of your dead mother in the middle of the night as a child, this is infinitely more terrifying. For years, Edith hasn’t …

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (ill. ed.) by J.K. Rowling (Illustrated by Jim Kay)

Goodreads rating:  --- My rating: 5 stars ***** Oh. My. Stars. I thought I couldn’t enjoy Harry Potter any more than I already did. I think you all probably know of the boy who lived, but for those of you that need a refresher: The boy who lived: something young Harry Potter didn’t even know he was. …

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