The Mountains of Instead

Championing fiction as an escape from pandemics, politics and bad TV.

YAck Attack: And All The Stars

So, we YAcked And All The Stars by Andrea K. Host.  Which was terrible.  But only really according to me and I tried REALLY hard to like it.

You can find out why and also what everyone nicer than me thought RIGHT HERE.

The House That Horror Built (Review: Amity by Mical Ostow)

Micol Ostow
Egmont USA 2014

Amity? As in Amityville Horror? Seriously?! Holy son of a nutcraker am I pumped for this.  What's not to love right?  This ol' house is a cornerstone of modern horror, it is the quintessential haunted house tale, everyone in the English speaking world knows th…

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten YA Classics

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. This week, the theme is classics and I've chosen to go with my top ten YA classics. Actually, some of these are established classics, some are titles which I have no doubt will go on to be viewed as classics in the future. Any of these hta…