Book Review: In My Dreams I Hold a Knife

In My Dreams I Hold A Knife by Ashley Winstead

CW: murder, physical violence, sexual assault, suicide, homophobia, drug use and overdosing

I originally saw @cammreads on Instagram review In My Dreams I Hold A Knife by Ashley Winstead, and it sounded really good so I put it on hold at my public library. I was finally able to read it this past week and loved it! I’m usually very picky with my thrillers but ended up giving this one ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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Book Review: Ghost Girl

A copy of Ghost Girl by Ally Malinenko

I once again fooled myself into thinking that a cute, spooky, middle grade novel wouldn’t be as scary as reading adult horror😱 While the thrills and chills in this book aren’t totally the same as YA or adult horror, it’s still frightening, especially considering its intended audience is for kids ages 8–12.

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Book Review: When Things Get Dark: Stories Inspired by Shirley Jackson

When Things Get Dark

Do you like reading short stories? I have ever since high school when I first read “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson. I remember doing my homework reading it and thinking “this story is so boring” and then BAM! The ending totally throws you for a loop and you realize that it isn’t some boring small-town event, but a horrifying, unthinkable tradition.

Ever since then I’ve been a huge fan of Jackson’s work and have slowly been making my way through her novels and short story collections. When I saw When Things Get Dark: Stories Inspired by Shirley Jackson I knew I had to read it. I was itching to see how other authors would incorporate her unique brand of horror, and friends, it did not disappoint.

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