October 2022 TBR

Happy October! Autumn is my favorite season! All the changing leaves, the cooler weather, and of course pumpkin everything! Also, it is the perfect time to read a spooky book! There are so many books I want to read but I’m going to be realistic and plan to read a tbr that I can actually read.

Long Live the Pumpkin Queen by Shea Ernshaw

in a dark, dark wood by Ruth Ware
Hocus Pocus & The All New Sequel
Daughter of the moon goddess
Witchlings by Claribel A. Ortega
The Vanquishers by Kalynn Bayron
If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio
The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco
City Of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab

Those are the books I am planning on reading ! What are you planning on reading this month? Please let me know in the comments if you feel like sharing!

Fan club by Erin Mayer Blog Tour

Fan Club : A Novel 

Erin Mayer

On Sale Date: October 26, 2021


Trade Paperback

$16.99 USD

320 pages


In this raucous psychological thriller, a disillusioned millennial joins a cliquey fan club, only to discover that the group is bound together by something darker than devotion.

Day after day our narrator searches for meaning beyond her vacuous job at a women’s lifestyle website – entering text into a computer system while she watches their beauty editor unwrap box after box of perfectly packaged bits of happiness. Then, one night at a dive bar, she hears a message in the newest single by international pop-star Adriana Argento, and she is struck. Soon she loses herself to the online fandom, a community whose members feverishly track Adriana’s every move.

When a colleague notices her obsession, she’s invited to join an enigmatic group of adult Adriana superfans who call themselves the Ivies and worship her music in witchy, candlelit listening parties. As the narrator becomes more entrenched in the group, she gets closer to uncovering the sinister secrets that bind them together – while simultaneously losing her grip on reality.

With caustic wit and hypnotic writing, this unsparingly critical thrill ride through millennial life examines all that is wrong in our celebrity-obsessed internet age and how easy it is to lose yourself in it.

My Review

When I first read the synopsis of this book I was intrigued. This was a unique and interesting read! The book explores celebrity obsession and what happens when people take it too far. I enjoyed the writing and the dark feel of this thriller! I really enjoyed this book!


Erin Mayer is a freelance writer and editor based in Maine. Her work has appeared in Business Insider, Man Repeller, Literary Hub, and others. She was previously an associate fashion and beauty editor at Bustle.com.


Bookshop.org: https://bookshop.org/books/fan-club/9780778311591 

Indie Bound: https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780778311591 

Books-A-Million: https://www.booksamillion.com/p/9780778311591?AID=10747236&PID=7310909&cjevent=65e1269f327311ec8113ab580a82b832 

B&N: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/fan-club-erin-mayer/1138476507;jsessionid=447EED4856C3B3C9AFCBCB912D1233C6.prodny_store01-atgap13?ean=9780778311591&st=AFF&2sid=HarperCollins%20Publishers%20LLC_7310909_NA&sourceId=AFFHarperCollins%20Publishers%20LLC 

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/0778311597?tag=harpercollinsus-20

Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/fan-club-4 

Apple Books:https://books.apple.com/us/book/fan-club/id1545139327 

Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/books/details/Fan_Club_A_Novel?id=pXAPEAAAQBAJ&hl=en_US&gl=US 


Author website: http://erinmayer.com/

Twitter: @mayer_erin

Instagram: @erinkmayer

Looking Forward October 2021

Hello, everyone! Happy October! I hope all of you are doing well. I’m doing good! I’m enjoying the fall season as much as I can. I’ve been looking forward to the cooler weather, fall TV premieres and of course everything pumpkin!I have so many things that I am looking forward to this month! It is a month full of treats instead of tricks, hopefully. Anyway, let’s get started!

Video Games

I have been obsessed with a cute cozy game called Cozy Grove. You are a spirit scout that gets stuck on a deserted island and you have to bring color and light back to the island and help the ghost bears. It is a perfect fall game. They have an update that is coming out on October 8th that I am so excited about!


There's Someone Inside Your House (film) - Wikipedia

There’s someone Inside Your House Movie Netflix October 6th

I think that this is such an underrated show and you need to watch it if you haven’t!

Pretty Smart Streaming on Netflix October 8th

Babysitter’s Club Season 2 Netflix October 11th

Maya and the Three Netflix October 22

Discovery Plus has Ghostober going on all October


Hocus Pocus Readathon

Monsters University Readathon


Kingdom of the Cursed (Kingdom of the Wicked, #2)


The Violent Season


I'm with the Banned (Afterlife, #2)




Vial of Tears


The Last Beautiful Girl




The Color of Dragons


Out of the Fire


Lies My Memory Told Me


That Dark Infinity


Bad Girls Never Say Die


Where Echoes Lie

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What are you looking forward to in October! I would love to know!

Pahua and the Soul Stealer by Lori M. Lee Blog tour

I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the PAHUA AND THE SOUL STEALER by Lori M. Lee Blog Tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours. Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway!

About The Book:


Author: Lori M. Lee

Pub. Date: September 7, 2021

Publisher: Rick Riordan Presents

Formats: Hardcover, eBook, Audiobook

Pages: 320

Find it:  GoodreadsAmazon, Kindle, Audible, B&N, iBooks, Kobo, TBDBookshop.org

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents Lori M. Lee’s middle grade debut about a lonely Hmong girl who discovers she’s a powerful shaman warrior in this fantasy inspired by Southeast Asian mythology.

Pahua Moua has a bit of a reputation for being a weirdo. A lonely eleven-year-old Hmong girl with the unique ability to see spirits, she spends her summer days babysitting her little brother and playing with her best friend, a cat spirit no one else can see.
One day Pahua accidentally untethers an angry spirit from the haunted bridge in her neighborhood–whoops. When her brother suddenly falls sick and can’t be awoken, Pahua fears that the bridge spirit has stolen his soul. She returns to the scene of the crime with her aunt’s old shaman tools, hoping to confront the spirit and demand her brother’s return. Instead, she summons a demon.

Thankfully, a warrior shaman with a bit of an attitude problem shows up at the last minute and saves her butt. With the help of this guide, Pahua will have to find her way through the spirit worlds and rescue her brother’s soul before it’s too late. Little does she know she’ll have her own discoveries to make along the way. . . .

With its unforgettable characters, unique nature-based magic system, breathtaking twists and reveals, and climactic boss battle, this story based on Hmong oral tradition offers everything a fantasy lover could want.

My review

If you are a fan of mythology than this is the perfect book for you! The magic system was so neat! I loved the characters, especially Miv the cat spirit. There is also plenty of suspense and twists to the story that keep you glued to the pages of this book! I really enjoyed this amazing fantasy and I can’t wait to read more!

About Lori:

Lori M. Lee is the author of speculative novels and short stories. Her books include PAHUA AND THE SOUL STEALER (Disney/Rick Riordan Presents), FOREST OF SOULS and the sequel BROKEN WEB (Page Street), and more. She’s also a contributor to the anthologies A THOUSAND BEGINNINGS AND ENDINGS and COLOR OUTSIDE THE LINES. She considers herself a unicorn fan, enjoys marathoning TV shows, and loves to write about magic, manipulation, and family.

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Giveaway Details:

3 winners will win a finished copy of PAHUA AND THE SOUL STEALER, US Only.

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Tour Schedule:

Week One:

9/1/2021Kait Plus BooksExcerpt
9/2/2021YA Books CentralExcerpt

Week Two:

9/5/2021Rajiv’s ReviewsReview
9/7/2021The Bookwyrm’s DenReview
9/9/2021Sometimes Leelynn ReadsReview
9/10/2021Log Cabin LibraryReview
9/11/2021Books a Plenty Book ReviewsReview

Week Three:

9/12/2021Lifestyle of MeReview
9/13/2021Emelie’s BooksReview
9/14/2021#BRVL Book Review Virginia Lee BlogReview
9/15/2021Locks, Hooks and BooksReview
9/16/2021More Books Please blogReview
9/17/2021Discover ElysianReview
9/18/2021Don’t Judge, ReadReview

Week Four:

9/20/2021TLC Book NookReview
9/21/2021Fyrekatz BlogReview
9/22/2021The Momma SpotReview
9/25/2021BookHounds YAExcerpt

Week Five:

9/26/2021A Court of Coffee and BooksReview
9/27/2021YA Book NerdExcerpt
9/28/2021PopTheButterfly ReadsReview
9/30/2021Two Points of InterestReview