Book Review – The Hereafter Bytes by Vincent Scott

“Normality is subjective.” Anyone who has been following my blog for awhile knows that while I lean heavily into the horror genre, there are sprinklings here and there of others that I love as well, with science fiction being a huge one that I grew up enjoying. Give me a well-told story set in theContinue reading “Book Review – The Hereafter Bytes by Vincent Scott”

Novella Review – Rolling in the Deep by Mira Grant

“Leave the dark places in the sea for fools and explorers.” This is a short story that counts as 0.5 in the “Rolling in the Deep” series. The author also writes books under another name – Seanan McGuire – although when I picked this up, I hadn’t read anything else by her. (I have sinceContinue reading “Novella Review – Rolling in the Deep by Mira Grant”

Book Review – The Halloween Tree by Ray Bradbury

“When you reach the stars, boy, yes, and live there forever, all the fears will go, and Death himself will die.” I love this story so much – it’s one that I try to pick up every October if I can, ’cause the seasonal magic within the pages puts me in the Halloween mood everyContinue reading “Book Review – The Halloween Tree by Ray Bradbury”

Book Review – Dead Leaves: 9 Tales from the Witching Season by Kealan Patrick Burke

“Sometimes there’s enough darkness in the world without adding to it under the guise of something pretty.”   Kealan Patrick Burke is one of the very first authors I discovered through the amazing bookstagram community, and he was very quickly added to my “auto-buy authors” list – a list that consists of authors that couldContinue reading “Book Review – Dead Leaves: 9 Tales from the Witching Season by Kealan Patrick Burke”

Book Review – Sole Survivor by Zachary Ashford

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Unnerving has absolutely knocked it out of the park with their ‘Rewind or Die’ series! The series focuses on quick, impactful, gory stories that wouldn’t be out of place in those old 70s/80s/90s VHS horror films a lot of us genre-fans loved so much growing up.Continue reading “Book Review – Sole Survivor by Zachary Ashford”

Book Review – Burials by Jessica Drake-Thomas

“And something is important / about the idea of / a nice girl” pg. 23, A Kind of Dying This dark little poetry collection is going on my list of favorites, and I knew that within a few pages of starting it. I’d never read anything else by Jessica Drake-Thomas before, but I’ve been a bigContinue reading “Book Review – Burials by Jessica Drake-Thomas”

Book Review – The Malan Witch by Catherine Cavendish

Title: The Malan Witch Author: Catherine Cavendish Edition: Paperback Page Count: 130 pages Goodreads I love atmospheric little seaside cottage locations in stories, and Catherine Cavendish is amazing at giving these salty, windy places the justice they deserve. The Malan Cottage gave me the creeps even before the spookiness really picked up the pace, andContinue reading “Book Review – The Malan Witch by Catherine Cavendish”

Book Review – Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young

Title: Sky in the Deep Author: Adrienne Young Edition: Hardcover Page Count: 340 pages Goodreads Marketed as being part Wonder Woman, part ‘Vikings’, Sky in the Deep is about seventeen-year-old Eelyn, a fierce warrior and member of the Aska tribe. She has a deep sense of honor and pride, and most of her actions and thoughts areContinue reading “Book Review – Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young”

Book Review – Crossroads by Laurel Hightower

Title: Crossroads Author: Laurel Hightower Edition: Paperback Page Count: 110 pages Rating:  5 / 5 ✨✨✨✨✨ Goodreads One of my absolute favorite things about the horror genre is how wide the range is in potential subject matter, both in terms of overall theme as well as the emotional impact that the creator is trying toContinue reading “Book Review – Crossroads by Laurel Hightower”

Book Review – Cirque Berserk by Jessica Guess

Title: Cirque Berserk Author: Jessica Guess Edition: Digital Page Count: 111 pages Rating:  5 / 5 ✨✨✨✨✨ Goodreads I need to start this by telling you to immediately go check out Unnerving’s REWIND OR DIE series – it’s incredible so far, and I’ve been having so much fun with every single book in it I’ve read!Continue reading “Book Review – Cirque Berserk by Jessica Guess”