Book Review – I Stop Somewhere by TE Carter

“Nobody ever wants to be inconvenienced by all the things that happen to girls.” Ellie Frias is a teenage girl with the same basic desires as any other young girl: to be pretty, to be liked, and to have friends. Instead, she goes through middle school being bullied and ostracized, and enters high school simplyContinue reading “Book Review – I Stop Somewhere by TE Carter”

Book Review – When the Reckoning Comes by LaTanya McQueen

‘“What are you?” the boy had asked and not, “What are you supposed to be?”‘ Horror has always been a genre where true grief and trauma can be explored through ghosts and other metaphors, and I think social commentary in the horror genre specifically is so important when it’s used with intention and care. ThisContinue reading “Book Review – When the Reckoning Comes by LaTanya McQueen”

Book Review – Watch Over Me by Nina LaCour

“It was difficult, when ghosts were everywhere, to figure out what was real and what was imagined” I read this book and waited two months to review it because I was so overwhelmed with how much I loved it; I already checked a few more of Nina LaCour’s books out from the library and amContinue reading “Book Review – Watch Over Me by Nina LaCour”

Book Review – Into the Forest and All the Way Through by Cynthia Pelayo

“Into the forest and all the way through, I ask you to follow my voice.” This is a hard book for me to write about, as probably made evident by the fact that it took me nearly 2 months to read, and then almost 4 more to write a review on it. I want toContinue reading “Book Review – Into the Forest and All the Way Through by Cynthia Pelayo”

10 Books Under 200 Pages You Should Read This Year Written by Women in Horror

Who else struggles with reading ’cause of the time it takes to get invested in & to complete a book? 🙋 Between work and life stuff, sometimes it can be difficult to dedicate the amount of time to reading that I feel the hobby truly deserves. This is where short fiction often comes in handyContinue reading “10 Books Under 200 Pages You Should Read This Year Written by Women in Horror”

Book Review – The Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling

Title: The Luminous Dead Author: Caitlin Starling Edition: Paperback Page Count: 432 pages Rating:  4.5 / 5 ✨✨✨✨✨ Short Summary:  When Gyre Price lied her way into this expedition, she thought she’d be mapping mineral deposits, and that her biggest problems would be cave collapses and gear malfunctions. She also thought that the fat paycheck—enoughContinue reading “Book Review – The Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling”

Book Review – The Festering Ones by S.H. Cooper

Title: The Festering Ones Author: S.H. Cooper Edition: Paperback Page Count: 133 pages Rating:  4 / 5 ✨✨✨✨✨ Short Summary:  A monster lurking in the mountain. A mysterious cult seeking a doorway. An otherworldly evil waiting to be unleashed. Faith York was a young girl when she saw her father dragged into the ground byContinue reading “Book Review – The Festering Ones by S.H. Cooper”

Thursday 10: MORE Ladies Writing Horror Fiction You Need to Read ASAP

Back for another Thursday, and this one is going to be a continuation of last week’s Thursday 10 post prompt – Ladies Writing Horror Fiction You Need to Read ASAP! Like I mentioned in that post, there are just too many for me to keep contained to a single list – and even now, withContinue reading “Thursday 10: MORE Ladies Writing Horror Fiction You Need to Read ASAP”

Book Review – Through the Woods by Emily Carroll

Title: Through the Woods Author: Emily Carroll Edition: Paperback Page Count: 208 pages Rating:  5 / 5 ✨✨✨✨✨ Short Summary:  Five mysterious, spine-tingling stories follow journeys into (and out of?) the eerie abyss. These chilling tales spring from the macabre imagination of acclaimed and award-winning comic creator Emily Carroll. Come take a walk in theContinue reading “Book Review – Through the Woods by Emily Carroll”

Ladies of Horror Fiction Readathon: My TBR For February!

February is here!!! As I mentioned here in this post about 10 Ladies Writing Horror Fiction, it’s officially WOMEN IN HORROR MONTH! The folks behind the Ladies of Horror Fiction blog have put together an annual readathon for the occasion, the #LOHFReadathon, and it’s one of my favorite parts of the reading year! I loveContinue reading “Ladies of Horror Fiction Readathon: My TBR For February!”