Furyborn by Claire Legrand

The prophecy reads: Two queens will rise, one of blood and one of light. The Sun Queen will possess the power to save the world and the Blood Queen will Read more...

Posted by on August 6, 2020

Ghoulia by Barbara Cantini

Ghoulia longs for a real friend. Not that her trusted greyhound Tragedy isn’t doing a good enough job at it, but she wishes she could find friends she can just Read more...

Posted by on April 10, 2020

Sawkill Girls by Claire Legrand

“Beware of the woods and the dark, dank deep. He’ll follow you home and won’t let you sleep.” is the legend that haunts the island of Sawkill Rock. The Collector, Read more...

Posted by on March 26, 2020

Your Favorite Band Cannot Save You by Scotto Moore

A completely unknown band releases a track on Bandcamp. Our hipster music blogger narrator hears it and is compelled to listen again and again, stopping only to finally take a Read more...

Posted by on February 18, 2020

City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab

Cassidy is a 12 year old girl who, after a near death experience, is able to walk the thin line between the living and the dead. Her best friend and Read more...

Posted by on November 27, 2019

The Institute by Stephen King

Readers familiar with Stephen King’s work will not be disappointed by the delightfully plodding, character driven narrative given to us in his newest book.

Posted by on October 22, 2019

How to Survive a Horror Movie: All the Skills to Dodge the Kills by Seth Grahame-Smith

Written in a serious but over-the-top tone, readers will visit classic horror film tropes and get more than a few laughs along the way.

Posted by on September 9, 2019

Bird Box by Josh Malerman

Malorie is overwhelmed. Having recently discovered she is pregnant, and with the father of her child disappearing from her life, she only has her sister, Shannon, to rely on. Malorie Read more...

Posted by on September 3, 2019

The Devil’s Equinox by John Everson

Austin is relatable and his initial relationship with Regina seems genuine and warm. That fuzzy feeling will not last long, though, as Everson draws the unsuspecting reader in and turns Read more...

Posted by on August 25, 2019

Into the Drowning Deep by Mira Grant

Seven years ago the Atargatis was lost at sea with all hands. Their original mission was to film a mockumentary on mermaids for Imagine Entertainment. The shaky footage that was Read more...

Posted by on March 27, 2019

Midwinterblood by Marcus Sedgwick

Containing elements of mystery, horror, romance, history, and the paranormal, Midwinterblood is difficult to describe without giving too much away or just listing more descriptors like “sweeping” and “mystical.”

Posted by on March 26, 2019

The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls by Claire Legrand

Victoria Wright's best friend Lawrence has disappeared and no one is talking about it. Victoria must decide to keep up with her perfect routine or start investigating. With more children Read more...

Posted by on November 7, 2018

Jughead: The Hunger, Vol. 1 by Frank Tieri

 What should truly be celebrated here are the blood soaked, gore spattered pages of what have always been slice of apple pie, Americana comic books about teenagers and their problems. Read more...

Posted by on October 15, 2018

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

Amidst the rising tensions of the Civil War, President Lincoln is dealing with more than the state of the country; his son Willie caught something akin to typhoid fever and Read more...

Posted by on August 25, 2018

The Thickety: A Path Begins by J.A. White

Kara Westfall is known as the witch girl. As she uncovers the underlying truth of her island home, her mother, and her own powers, Kara realizes not everything is as Read more...

Posted by on July 26, 2018

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