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About thewytchinghourblog

I'm a horror loving librarian with the need to share reviews of everything horror, gore and spooky related. I'm an avid reader of books, mainly horror, definitely supernatural. I'm a pagan and like to define myself as an eclectic witch. Halloween/Samhain is my favourite time of year from everything pumpkin spiced, the scent of decay and the veil between worlds thinning. So, here we are to share all things blood splattered, things that go bump in the night and crawl out of the darkness.

Book Review:The Nursery by Bill Thompson

“A house that sat empty for fifty years as its dead owner instructed. A locked room with no key. A single father with eight-year-old twin girls. A dusty, dank nursery from long ago that no child ever played in.” The … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Belated I know but Happy New Year! Hope everyone had a great Yule/Christmas/Winter celebration. I find the holidays quite a stressful time as a neuro-diverse household there are a number of challenges we face but I tend to go into … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Window by Glenn Rolfe (2018)

“What kind of demons await you tonight? For Richie, life’s constant cheap shots are adding up. When he finds something is watching him, he never dreamed that it would show him everything he ever wanted. When his son, James, comes … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Christmas Presence (2018)

I found A Christmas Presence on the Shudder channel. After 10 minutes in I thought what the hell am I watching?! It was visually OK but the characters/actors were awful from the outset. Group of friends meet up at a … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Haunting of Henderson Close by Catherine Cavendish

I really want to go to Edinburgh. It’s on my bucket list and this book made me want to go more. The Haunting of Henderson Close by Catherine Cavendish is a creepy tale based in Edinburgh, which is where that … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Mom and Dad (2017)

I approached Mom and Dad with some trepidation as I have a love/hate relationship with Nicholas Cage. I hated him on sight but then he did some good stuff like Raising Arizona so I started to warm to him until … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Better Watch Out (2016)

Looking for festive horror I came across this title on Sky Movies, “Better Watch Out”. Ashley is babysitting Luke while his parents go out for a Christmas party. His mum is Virginia Madsen of Candy Man fame and we identified … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Memory by Lucy Dawson

The Memory by Lucy Dawson tells a story of how the past damages the present, secrets and lies, all with a touch of the supernatural. I was caught up in this thriller and finished it within days. Eve and her … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hark the Herald Angels Scream (Edited: Christopher Golden)

I thought Hark the Herald Angels Scream was an apt review considering the fast approaching festive season. Edited by Christopher Golden, this collection of horrific festive tales (18 in fact) makes a welcome detour from the usual traditional Victorian ghost … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Sorrows by Jonathan Janz (2011)

Blood, gore and sex pretty much sum this brutal horror tale, The Sorrows by Jonathan Janz. Ben and Eddie are composers and currently are working on a score for a new horror movie except Ben has writers block. Eddie rents … Continue reading

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