The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle

Publication Date: February 16, 2016



Charles Thomas Tester lives in New York. To support himself and his ailing father, he delivers items and asks no questions. He is aware of the unpredictability of magic and the danger in what he does. When he delivers a book to a sorceress in Queens, he opens the door to something unpredictable and dangerous.




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Broken Banners by Mark Gelineau and Joe King

Publication Date: February 15, 2016



Elinor is a lieutenant in the Kings Army when she finds her fellow soldiers slaughtered outside of the city gates. She embarks on a quest of justice.


[easyazon_link identifier=”B01AKTACDK” locale=”US” tag=”rabidreaders-20″]Broken Banners[/easyazon_link] is the second book in the Reaper of Stone; An Echo of the Ascended series.


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Elf (2003)

Movie Released: November 7, 2003 | DVD Releasd: October 24, 2006


DVD_ElfA child slipped into Santa’s sack one Christmas Eve and was taken to the North Pole where he was adopted by an older elf (Bob Newhart). When he finds out that he is human, the elf decides to go on a quest to New York City to find his biological father, a hard-hearted Children’s publisher. Will everything work out as Buddy expects?







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Doctor Who 2014 Christmas Special: The Last Christmas

DVD Release Date: February 17, 2015


DVD_Doctor_Who_Last_Christmas The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and Clara (Jenny Coleman) must help scientists plagued by crab-like creatures at a North Pole Scientific Station with the help of Santa (Nick Frost) and his elves.

Readers of this blog will know that I am a big fan of Doctor Who as well as the comedic characters normally played by Nick Frost. In [easyazon_link identifier=”B00QHND1BO” locale=”US” tag=”rabidreaders-20″]Doctor Who: Last Christmas[/easyazon_link] the actor takes a darker interpretation of an iconic character.



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Seeing Evil by Jason Parent

Publication Date: August 4, 2015


Seeing Evil by Jason ParentIn Seeing Evil by Jason Parent, major crimes detective, Samantha Reilly, was key on the scene of the murder of little Michael Turcotte’s parents. Eleven years later she’s still close with the young victim when a vicious attack at school triggers visions. Seeing what happens still leaves a lot to be deciphered. Will Michael be able to decipher his strange visions in time to protect himself from the evil to come?



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The Black Witch by Micheal Rivers

Release Date: May 18, 2011



[easyazon_link identifier=”B0051PYOIS” locale=”US” tag=”rabidreaders-20″]The Black Witch[/easyazon_link] had the reputation of a cursed ship. With the captain sidelined and facing a fierce storm, the first mate is charged with bringing the crew to safety. Where the natural elements are difficult enough, throw in a demon and the chances of getting out alive just took a nosedive.


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A Hint of Magic: A Paranormal Comedy Series by Claire Chilton

Publication Date: January 8, 2014



Dora Carradine is sick of life as a good girl and decides to rebel against her religious upbringing by joining a witch’s coven. When Dora discovers that the dark side is even darker than she could have imagined, she has some difficult choices to make.




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Two Thousand Maniacs!

Movie Released: 1964 | DVD Release Date: February 22, 2000



Six people from the northern United States are lured to the small southern town of Pleasant Valley as guests of honor to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the destruction of the town at the hands of northern troops.






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