5 Favorite Story Settings in Horror Fiction + Recommended Reading for Each

As a horror fan, I’ve come to love certain things more than others when reading. It’s only natural for us readers to lean more toward certain tropes or plot devices the more we read, finding familiarity in the wide variety of things that the genre has to offer like a sort of solace. That isn’tContinue reading “5 Favorite Story Settings in Horror Fiction + Recommended Reading for Each”

Book Review – Seeing Things by Sonora Taylor

Title: Seeing Things Author: Sonora Taylor Edition: Paperback Page Count: 184 pages Rating:  5 / 5 ✨✨✨✨✨ Goodreads In SEEING THINGS, Abby is your average 13-year-old girl dealing with normal, everyday teenage life: overprotective parents, school woes, and “the joys of becoming a woman”. Her average life takes a sudden turn one day when sheContinue reading “Book Review – Seeing Things by Sonora Taylor”

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”

Book Review – Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire

Title: Every Heart a Doorway Author: Seanan McGuire Edition: Hardcover Page Count: 173 pages Rating: 5 / 5 ✨✨✨✨✨ Short Summary:  Children have always disappeared under the right conditions; slipping through the shadows under a bed or at the back of a wardrobe, tumbling down rabbit holes and into old wells, and emerging somewhere… else.Continue reading “Book Review – Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire”

Cover Reveal: Lyrics & Curses by Candace Robinson!

I’ve never done a cover reveal before, but I’m so excited about this upcoming book release by Candace Robinson that I’ve decided to give it a shot! The book is in the Cursed Hearts duology, and is being published by Filles Vertes Publishing – check them out here!  ARE YOU READY…!? Isn’t it awesome?! Love those jaggedContinue reading “Cover Reveal: Lyrics & Curses by Candace Robinson!”

4 Books That Made Me Cry Harder Than I’d Like to Admit

Are you an emotional media consumer? I seem to be weirdly fueled by things that hurt me, and I’ve noticed that even with my own writing, my aim as the writer seems to be to inflict emotional pain somehow. I’d think I was broken for it, if some of my favorite authors didn’t also doContinue reading “4 Books That Made Me Cry Harder Than I’d Like to Admit”

5 Horror Books I Need to See as TV Adaptations

Back in February, my wonderful friend Sadie (known as Mother Horror to us horror fiction junkies online!) posted to her blog with a list of books she wanted to see made into TV shows. I loved her list, and her idea, so I asked if I could borrow it to make my own!  Check herContinue reading “5 Horror Books I Need to See as TV Adaptations”

Book Review – The Devil’s City by Sara Tantlinger & Matt Corley

Title: The Devil’s City Author: Sara Tantlinger & Matt Corley Edition: Digital Page Count: 90 pages Rating:  5 / 5 ✨✨✨✨✨ Short Summary:  In the latter half of the 19th century Chicago grew from a town of a few thousand farmers to a sprawling metropolis of skyscrapers and a population of over 500,000. Those finalContinue reading “Book Review – The Devil’s City by Sara Tantlinger & Matt Corley”

Author Spotlight: David Sodergren

With the recent events being what they are right now, so many of us are struggling. People are out of work, companies and stores are closing up shop to promote social distancing & quarantining, and the future is looking uncertain for a lot of us. I believe that this is such an important time forContinue reading “Author Spotlight: David Sodergren”

Book Review – Stirring the Sheets by Chad Lutzke

Title: Stirring the Sheets Author: Chad Lutzke Edition: Paperback Page Count: 130 pages Rating:  5 / 5 ✨✨✨✨✨ Short Summary: An elderly funeral home worker, struggling with the loss of his wife, finds an unnatural attraction to a corpse at work resembling his late bride in her younger years. A story of desperation, loneliness andContinue reading “Book Review – Stirring the Sheets by Chad Lutzke”