Book Review: Clown in a Cornfield 2: Frendo Lives

A picture of a hand holding up a Kobo in front of a plant, displaying the cover of Clown in a Cornfield 2: Frendo Lives by Adam Cesare

I was SO EXCITED when I saw this sequel was coming out because I fucking LOVED the first book (check out my review for it here). Who doesn’t want to read a slasher featuring teenagers, clowns, cornfields, and a small-town gone mad trying to get revenge? Clown in a Cornfield 2: Frendo Lives, just like the first, would make a perfect slasher flick, and I hope the series gets picked up for film.

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Book Review: What Moves the Dead

What Moves The Dead by T. Kingfisher

“The dead don’t walk. Except, sometimes, when they do.”

I think it’s safe to say that I will never look at mushrooms the same way again after reading What Moves The Dead by T. Kingfisher. Fungal horror has always been a favourite sub-genre of mine. It’s weird and creepy and somewhat believable, given how often people interact with and eat mushrooms. And what happens in this story is absolutely bone-chilling.

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Book Review: In Defense of Witches: The Legacy of the Witch Hunts and Why Women are Still on Trial

In Defense of Witches: The Legacy of the Witch Hunts and Why Women Are Still on Trial

As someone with a history degree, one of the most irritating questions I get asked is along the lines of “why do you care about history, it happened so long ago, what’s the point?” I could write an entire book answering this, but instead, I’ll throw a copy of In Defense of Witches: The Legacy of the Witch Hunts and Why Women Are Still on Trial by Mona Chollet at you and tell you to read it instead.

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Book Review: A Far Wilder Magic

A Far Wilder Magic by Allison Saft

I always have a hard time with fantasy books (the worldbuilding can be intimidating) so I was hesitant to start this one. A Far Wilder Magic by Allison Saft is a standalone novel that transported me to a magical version of the Pacific Northwest. I was completely absorbed by the atmosphere: the dull grey skies, the foggy coastline, and the thick, lush forest brimming with magic. It stole me away, and I never wanted it to end.

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Book Review: The Fear

The Fear by Natasha Preston

What’s your biggest fear?

When a meme starts to circulate in a small fishing town, local teenagers start to share what they think the worst way to die would be. Falling, drowning, being stabbed – all terrifying thoughts, yet fun and games when it’s an online trend to be discussed in the hallways between classes.

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