Book review: Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Malibu Rising is the latest, highly anticipated release from Taylor Jenkins Reid — fans of Evelyn Hugo and Daisy Jones. While this book has crossover with the other two — they take place in the same 'universe' — Malibu Rising is a very different story. It depicts the dark side of fame and the ones it can leave behind.

Book Review: Carmilla by Sheridan le Fanu

Carmilla by Sheridan le Fanu Publisher: Puskin Press Publication date: 24 October 2021 (1872) Genre: Gothic horror Page count: 160 pages Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars Carmilla is the original vampire story, steeped in the sexual tension between two young women and gothic romance.In an isolated castle deep in the Austrian forest, teenaged Laura … Continue reading Book Review: Carmilla by Sheridan le Fanu

Book Review: The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix

The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix Publisher: Titan Books Publication date: 13 July 2021 Genre: Horror Page count: 400 pages Rating: 2 out of 5 stars I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This review is spoiler-free. In horror movies, the final girl is the one who's … Continue reading Book Review: The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix

Book Review: Pandora’s Jar: Women in the Greek Myths by Natalie Haynes

Pandora's Jar by Natalie Haynes Publisher: Picador Publication date: 13 May 2021 Genre: Non fiction Page count: 320 pages Rating: 4 out of 5 stars The Greek myths are among the world's most important cultural building blocks and they have been retold many times, but rarely do they focus on the remarkable women at the … Continue reading Book Review: Pandora’s Jar: Women in the Greek Myths by Natalie Haynes

Book Review: Nothing but Blackened Teeth by Cassandra Khaw

Nothing but Blackened Teeth by Cassandra Khaw Publisher: Tor Dot Com Publication date: 19 October 2021 Genre: Horror Page count: 128 pages Rating: 4 out of 5 stars I received a digital copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This review is spoiler-free. Cassandra Khaw's Nothing But Blackened Teeth … Continue reading Book Review: Nothing but Blackened Teeth by Cassandra Khaw

Book Review: The Honjin Murders and The Inugami Curse by Seishi Yokomizo

The Honjin Murders and The Inugami Curse by Seishi Yokomizo Publisher: Pushkin Vertigo Genre: Translated crime fiction Rating: 4 out of 5 stars In the winter of 1937, the village of Okamura is abuzz with excitement over the forthcoming wedding of a son of the grand Ichiyanagi family. But amid the gossip over the approaching … Continue reading Book Review: The Honjin Murders and The Inugami Curse by Seishi Yokomizo