Pearl

Pearl is a pig. A very special telepathic pig. The author, Josh Malerman, also wrote Bird Box. Enough said. If you want a totally original take on horror, pick up Pearl. You won’t be sorry. It’s perfect for a cold autumn evening. 4 stars! Thanks to Del Rey and NetGalleyContinue Reading

Nottingham

“England is sick. We are the cure. We steal from the rich. We give to the poor.” So say the Merry Men of Nottingham in this new graphic novel. By graphic, I refer not just to the art, which is beautiful, but also the incredibly bloody depictions of many murdersContinue Reading

Weird Women Vol 2

With sixteen paranormal tales, Weird Women Vol 2 is sure to contain something that will enthrall you. Famous female writers, like Harriet Beecher Stowe, George Eliot, Edith Wharton, and Zora Neale Hurston are included among the forgotten female authors. The tales vary in length from eight to forty-four pages. TheContinue Reading

Van Helsing vs the League of Monsters

Van Helsing, Liesel Van Helsing. Daughter of that Van Helsing. It’s Liesel Van Helsing vs the League of Monsters. The monsters include her stepfather, her half-sister, a mummy, Frankenstein’s monster, Miss Hyde, werewolves and various vampires. On Liesel’s side are Igor, Dr. Jekyll (when she is not Miss Hyde), andContinue Reading

A Touch of Jen

Get used to the idea of spending a few hours questioning why you decided to read about these boring petty people. For more than half the book, millennials Remy and Alicia obsess over Jen, a beautiful girl with an uber-rich and pretentious boyfriend named Horus. They visit Horus’ house inContinue Reading

Home Sick Pilots

The Home Sick Pilots, a punk band in 1994, makes a fatal mistake by planning on hosting a gig at the local haunted house. The female guitarist, Ami, goes in first by herself and doesn’t come back out. Her bandmates, Rip and Buzz, try to find her. But the houseContinue Reading

The Lost Village

Atmosphere, atmosphere, atmosphere (in a whiny Jan Brady voice)… The Lost Village has mega atmosphere but little else happens in the first half of the book. Then, suddenly, the ghosts turn malevolent! What’s happening? I couldn’t wait to find out. Then, the final twist…is laughably absurd! I mean it’s amazinglyContinue Reading

The Burning Girls

The Burning Girls is a spooky claustrophobic thriller by the author of The Chalk Man. Are you ready for some gothic horror? A female Church of England reverend is forced into becoming the interim vicar in the rural and superstitious town called Chapel Croft. The town’s history includes eight ProtestantContinue Reading