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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Review: Please Love Me At My Worst

Please Love Me At My Worst by Michaela Angemeer

Why is it the books you absolutely love are always the hardest ones to write reviews for? I was so excited to see Michaela Angemeer had a new book coming out, and screamed when I got a digital ARC. Her You’ll Come Back To Yourself Journal has helped me so much over the past few months, and I knew whatever she wrote next would also be incredible.

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Review: Nightbitch

Nightbitch by Rachel Yoder

Friends, I don’t even know where to start with this one. When I originally saw the cover and read the synopsis for Nightbitch by Rachel Yoder, I was so excited. It sounded so fucked up and weird I just had to have it! Well, it took me over a week to get through, and that’s even with skimming the last 20 or so pages.

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