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Cruel Works of Nature (super unique and creepy stories!) — Gemma Amor

TITLE: Cruel Works of Nature: 11 Illustrated Horror Novellas AUTHOR: Gemma Amor GENRE: Horror AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: Reality and the fantastic are blended seamlessly in these immersive tales, with plenty of mystery to lead the reader on a thrilling journey. Some stories are dark and macabre…

April 22, 2019

Dead of Winter — Kealan Patrick Burke

TITLE: Dead of Winter AUTHOR: Kealan Patrick Burke RELEASED: December 11th, 2018 GENRE: Horror AGE RANGE: Adult Winter it’s coming… it’s already here, and with it comes a horror no door can keep out. It’s there in the yard, in the faces of the snowmen a young…

January 21, 2019

In An Absent Dream (Wayward Children, #4) — Seanan McGuire

TITLE: In An Absent Dream AUTHOR: Seanan McGuire SERIES: Wayward Children, #4 RELEASES: January 8th, 2019; TorDotCom GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: Adult When a very serious little girl finds a magical door in the woods, she decides to leave behind a life of loneliness to go off in search…

December 21, 2018

Kingdom of Needle and Bone — Mira Grant

TITLE: Kingdom of Needle and Bone AUTHOR: Mira Grant RELEASES: December 31st, 2018; Subterranean Press GENRE: Horror/Sci-fi AGE RANGE: Adult It starts with one little girl, the reappearance of a disease that should have long since been eradicated by vaccines, slowly making its way back into the world as…

December 16, 2018

Hark! The Herald Angels Scream — edited by Christopher Golden

TITLE: Hark! The Herald Angels Scream EDITOR: Christopher Golden RELEASED: October 23rd, 2018; Anchor Books GENRE: Horror AGE RANGE: Adult If there is one horror theme I never get tired of, it’s holiday horror—especially when that holiday is Christmas! When you look at the roots of so many Christmas…

December 13, 2018

Witching Hour Theatre — Jonathan Janz

TITLE: Witching Hour Theatre AUTHOR: Jonathan Janz RELEASED: July 31st, 2005 GENRE: Horror AGE RANGE: Adult Another fantastic Janz read! This was his first novella ever put out into the world, and while he’s grown as a writer and mastered his craft over the last 13…

December 9, 2018

ANNOUNCEMENT: Short-a-thon!

It’s time to announce a brand new readathon that I’ll be co-hosting with one of my best friends, Kathy from Books & Munches… SHORT-A-THON! Short-a-thon is a readathon that is going to take place from 12:00AM December 21st to 11:59PM December 31st. (You can go…

November 9, 2018

A Thousand Beginnings and Endings (ARC/Anthology Review)

  TITLE: A Thousand Beginnings and Endings EDITORS: Ellen Oh & Elsie Chapman RELEASES: June 26th, 2018; Greenwillow Books GENRE: Fantasy/Sci-fi/Contemporary; Anthology AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Fifteen bestselling and acclaimed authors reimagine the folklore and mythology of East and South Asia in short stories that are by turns enchanting,…

May 28, 2018

Fresh Ink — Lamar Giles (ARC/Anthology Review)

  TITLE: Fresh Ink EDITOR: Lamar Giles RELEASES: August 14th, 2018; Crown Books for Young Readers GENRE: Contemporary, Sci-fi, Anthology AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Careful–you are holding fresh ink. And not hot-off-the-press, still-drying-in-your-hands ink. Instead, you are holding twelve stories with endings that are still being written–whose next chapters…

May 7, 2018

The Creepypasta Collection, Vol 2 (Anthology Review)

I grew up obsessed with the internet, and with that obsession came an absolute adoration for online short stories – particularly creepypasta. I used to spend hours and hours on r/nosleep and creepypasta forums, and I genuinely enjoyed the first Creepypasta Collection volume, so when I saw the…

December 9, 2017