My 2020 Wrap-Up: Surviving &Thriving in a Hell Year

I can’t believe we’re officially out of 2020! I know that starting a new year doesn’t automatically fix everything that’s not going well in the world or in our lives right away, but taking a few moments to appreciate surviving a year that was viewed by the majority has one of the hardest we’ve seenContinue reading “My 2020 Wrap-Up: Surviving &Thriving in a Hell Year”

My Most Anticipated Book Releases of 2021

2020 has been a rough year for everyone, am I right? That said, I have to give credit where it’s due and be honest – the books have been amazing! So many great releases came out this year, and I’ve honestly not even been able to fully keep up – although I have managed to stay onContinue reading “My Most Anticipated Book Releases of 2021”

My Goals For 2021: Writing, Reading, Reviewing, and Art!

This year has had so many ups and downs! A lot of the things I had on my to-do list for 2020 goal-wise unfortunately didn’t work out, just because the pandemic sort of thwarted my ability to do things like save a lot of money, travel, etc. I did manage to accomplish A LOT thatContinue reading “My Goals For 2021: Writing, Reading, Reviewing, and Art!”

10 Movie Sequels I Liked More Than the Originals

The idea for this post came up ages ago, but I didn’t get around to writing it until now. I can’t remember who I was arguing with about sequels not all being terrible, but it prompted this list, so to them I am grateful! Thanks, mystery friend. Sorry my memory is awful! 🙂 I loveContinue reading “10 Movie Sequels I Liked More Than the Originals”

5 Spooky Books Featuring Terrifying Technology

What are your favorite tropes in horror? I love when technology either goes bad, or acts as a vessel for spooky stuff to happen. Haunted telephones, games only playable on the ‘dark web’, killer podcasts, and more – I love when modern technology especially plays a big part in a story! Futuristic stuff can beContinue reading “5 Spooky Books Featuring Terrifying Technology”

Top 10: Favorite Movies from the 90s

There’s a pretty huge list of things I ‘like’; I’d definitely say I was easy to please media wise (picky af eater though, let me tell you!), but I do have specific favorites. Of them all, the 90s as a whole is probably somewhere in the Top 5 of everything. I’m part of a huge numberContinue reading “Top 10: Favorite Movies from the 90s”

The Pressure of Keeping Up: A Post About Forgiving Yourself

A majority of my bright & colorful blog is dedicated to books about spooky things that go bump in the night and messy gore, but sometimes I branch out, and sometimes I write about other things because I need to get them off my mind & share them. This post is one of those times,Continue reading “The Pressure of Keeping Up: A Post About Forgiving Yourself”

Watch Parties in a Pandemic: Streaming Apps & How to Use Them

I’ve spent the last few months hosting weekly weekend watch parties with two of my best friends. We started the Rainbow Reel Revival Film Club after testing out the basic Netflix Party app, and our parties have done so well that we’ve even expanded to month-long movie lists, bonus movie premiere parties, and to usingContinue reading “Watch Parties in a Pandemic: Streaming Apps & How to Use Them”

5 Coming-of-Age Horror Recommendations for Fans of Stephen King’s IT

A couple years ago when searching for new books to read, I did a Google search for “coming of age horror”. I was a little disappointed to find that in most of the recommendation lists, the same few choices seemed to keep popping up – you probably know the ones! IT, Summer of Night, Boy’sContinue reading “5 Coming-of-Age Horror Recommendations for Fans of Stephen King’s IT”

30 Novella Recommendations for Readers Short on Time

I can’t believe we’re already over halfway through the year! With a global pandemic on our doorsteps, it’s no surprise that I’ve been reading more than average this year, is it? I’ve grown especially fond of stories told in novella format, as it provides a quick escape from the real world along with the satisfactionContinue reading “30 Novella Recommendations for Readers Short on Time”