Author: Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Book Review : The Daughter of Doctor Moreau

Book Review : The Daughter of Doctor Moreau

The Daughter of Doctor Moreau is the third book I’ve read by author Silvia Moreno-Garcia, the other two being Mexican Gothic and Certain Dark Things, and I honestly have to say that this is my new favorite of her works. A new take on H.G. Wells’s The Island of Doctor Moreau, the novel follows the eponymous daughter of Doctor Moreau, Carlota, as she grows up on an isolated island, where […]

Posted May 20, 2022 in Book Reviews, Science Fiction
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Book Review : Certain Dark Things

Book Review : Certain Dark Things

If you told me I would willingly read a book about vampires in 2021, I wouldn’t have believed you. But I couldn’t help being intrigued by the premise of Certain Dark Things, which was written by the author of Mexican Gothic, which seemed to completely revolutionize the popular collective of how we look at vampires. It didn’t hurt that the main vampire was a female named Atl, descendant of Aztecs, […]

Posted October 19, 2021 in Book Reviews, Fantasy
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Book Review : Mexican Gothic

Book Review : Mexican Gothic

I snapped up Mexican Gothic for my Kindle during a sale and boy, am I glad I did. Mexican Gothic was the perfect, haunting read for right before Halloween. Author Silvia Moreno-Garcia creates the perfect eerie tale, with lush description,  a strong heroine, and careful, but thrilling pacing.   “There’re heavy places. Places where the air itself is heavy because an evil weighs it down. Sometimes it’s a death, could be […]

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