Artseblis Reads

Site Details
Current Rank: 48 (Books & Literature)
Site Description: Pushing 60 reads a year. Urban fantasy. Paranormal mystery. Historical thriller. Fantasy & Science Fiction. A few odds and ends. No frills, just very personal book reviews.
Date Joined: Sep 25, 2009

Tags: urban fantasy, paranormal mystery, historical mystery, fantasy, comics

Latest Blog Posts

the lost language by marianne villanueva
on Jan 30, 2011 in filipino book review filipino anthology filipino author Filipino literature filipino short stories marianne villanueva the lost language It’s like I was reading a diary. But it wasn’t truly voyeurism, because sometimes it felt like reading something from my own diary. I didn’t understand many of the mythological references, though. Isn’t our psyche already unfathomable that to...

maligayang pagdating sa sitio catacutan by tony perez
on Jan 29, 2011 in filipino scary filipino author horror fiction Filipino literature filipino ghost stories sitio catacutan filipino anthology tony perez ghost stories “Hanggat hindi nawawala ang pang-aapi sa mundo, hindi rin mawawala ang mga multo.” Six ghost stories set in Cubao, Metro Manila’s go-to place for the weird and uncommon. My kind of place. Not my completely my kind of book.

rare books and maps at the lumina pandit exhibit
on Nov 27, 2010 in filipino bookish activities Flips Flipping Pages Rare books Rare maps ancient documents book clucb activity Lumina Pandit Exhibit first edition of Nicholas Copernicus 400-year old Polyglot Bible The Lumina Pandit Exhibit at UST commemorates the survival of a 400-year-old institution, the UST Library. Showcased are the original academic records of Jose Rizal, documents with baybayin script, 100-year-old newspapers, and rare tomes. I wonder wh...

grave witch – an alex craft novel by kalayna price
on Nov 20, 2010 in fantastic alex craft novel book review grave witch kalayna price paranormal fantasy paranormal mystery paranormal thriller supernatural fantasy supernatural mystery supernatural thriller urban fantasy Grave witch Alex Craft can speak to the dead, but that doesn’t mean she likes what they say.

Stormbreaker the Graphic Novel by Anthony Horowitz, Antony Johnston, Kanako Damerum & Yuzuru Takasaki
on Nov 17, 2010 in graphic comics review young adult fiction book review Alex Rider Adventures Stormbreaker Alex Horowitz Graphic novel Antony Johnston Kanako Damerum Yuzuru Takasaki graphic novel review Alex Rider is what James Bond would be like as a teenager. He’s got all these martial skills from all the adventure trips with his uncle--who was a spy. Now, to rewrite the story...

Libreria is The Filipino Book Bloggers’ headquarters!
on Nov 15, 2010 in bookish activities filipino Book Bloggers activity Filipino Book Bloggers Filipino book blogs Libreria bookstore The Filipino Book Bloggers met again last Saturday for books, nice company and conversation, and lovely coffee! Libreria at Cubao Expo was the best venue for book geeks. The place had charm and coffee galore! The book selection was fabulous, and the...

harry potter and the sorcerer’s stone by jk rowlings
on Nov 14, 2010 in fantastic book review fantastic literature fantasy fiction harry potter and the sorcerer's stone jk rowlings YA fiction young adult fantasy A charming debut about a boy wizard. I’m glad it’s out of the way so I can move on the progressively darker sequels. And see more of sulky Snape and gay Hagrid :P.

queen of shadows by dianne sylvan
on Nov 10, 2010 in fantastic paranormal thriller supernatural thriller supernatural mystery supernatural romance book review paranormal mystery paranormal romance urban fantasy queen of shadows dianne sylvan fantastic fiction A musician with the power to manipulate her audience’s emotions, in a city secretly ruled by an army of vampires, where head vampire falls in love with a fragile human after he finds her brutalized by thugs, and an excess of clichés.

john constantine hellblazer: all his engines by mike carey & leonardo manco
on Nov 7, 2010 in graphic scary paranormal thriller supernatural thriller supernatural mystery comics review horror fiction book review paranormal mystery Graphic novel john constantine hellblazer all his engines mike carey leonardo manco supernatural horror graphic novel review When a mysterious worldwide plague starts putting millions of people into deadly comas, Earth's foremost expert on the bizarre, John Constantine, steps in with the "cure." But will the cure be worse than the disease?

private demon by lynn viehl
on Nov 3, 2010 in mushy weird paranormal thriller supernatural thriller supernatural mystery supernatural romance vampire romance book review romance fiction paranormal romance urban fantasy lynn viehl darkyn series Private Demon The investigation of a Darkyn vampire leads to the dying Jema. He enters her dreams to find out what she knows about the Brethren. Even if he saves her from cold-blooded killers, how can he save her from her mortality?

Unique Visitors Today: 0
Page Views Today: 0
Unique Visitors this Week: 0
Page Views this Week: 0
Unique Visitors this Month: 0
Page Views this Month: 0
Total Unique Visitors: 38,973
Total Page Views: 44,488
Total Hits Out: 317

Site Traffic