"Then no one would be able to take you away from me like they can't take away the moon from the sky." Enchanted Forests Enchanted Forests is a fabulous anthology of 10 short stories, all centred in the forest.
"She knew a smile like that would have been elicited by the veterinary nurse telling him he was a good boy..." I rarely pick up thrillers, especially any I consider to be domestic. So why did I pick this up, and how much did I love it?
"Speak. The trees are listening. They have always listened to us" Echoes in the Dark is a short story collection, featuring tales of suspense, horror, loss, and the macabre.
'Of course Mrs Darling said at once that she would have them' Peter Pan is a mischievous little boy who can fly, who appears to Wendy and her brothers one night, taking them on an adventure to Neverland.
"Some secrets died with her. Others are here, lingering in the air among us." Highschooler Dalia Parker is left to pick up the pieces after her best friend commits suicide. Dalia quickly finds herself starting out on a path she can't turn back from in this mystery/thriller.
It's not often that a self-published book gets so much praise that it ends up being bid on by seven traditional publishers, and has an adaptation in the works before the traditionally published book has even been released! However, The Atlas Six by Olivie Blake has certainly come full force since its initial release in 2020, with a huge thank you to the world of Booktok.