• Book Review,  Reviews

    Anyone But You – Kim Askew & Amy Helmes

    “I took a deep breath and backed through the swinging stainless steel door, leaving the chaos of the kitchen and entering the hushed, dimly lit dining room. Our sound system piped in Dean Martin’s “You’re Nobody Til Some-body Loves You” for no less than the fifth time that night. What a horrible sentiment, I thought, surveying the all-too-familar scene.”  Gigi Caputo has been working in her family’s restaurant for as long as she can remember, and one day her father dreams it will all be hers. Cap’s has been passed down through the generations so its only right that Gigi takes it on as the sole child of the remaining…

  • Guest Post

    Not Your Typical Romeo and Juliet: Guest Post from Kim Askew & Amy Helmes

    Today its time for a quick guest post from Kim Askew and Amy Helmes, these awesome women have put their mark on Shakespeare with their Twisted Lit Series (reviews coming soon, sorry guys!) The latest of these is Anyone But You, a remake of Romeo & Juilet and the authors dropped by Readaraptor to tell you guys more about it…  Confession time: The prospect of putting our own stamp on Romeo & Juliet, filled us with equal parts excitement and dread. Having already used Macbeth and The Tempest as springboards for our first two releases in our Twisted Lit series (Exposure and Tempestuous, respectively), we realized it was time to…

  • Letterbox Love

    Letterbox Love (#62)

    Letterbox Love is a weekly feature that is hosted by Lynsey at Narratively Speaking and basically, the idea came out of a discussion with other UK book bloggers about the need to do a weekly meme with more of a British feel to it. Therefore, Letterbox Love was born and the logo was lovingly designed by Dark Readers. Letterbox Love is a way for us to share the books that come through our letterbox, galleys and e-books (through our electronic letterbox) and any other bookish goodies that we want to tell you about. Awesome two weeks for me, thanks to everyone who sent books!  For Review:  Tempestuous – Kim Askew & Amy…