Book review: Near the Bone by Christina Henry

Near the Bone by Christina Henry Publisher: Titan Books Publication date: 13 April 2021 Genre: Horror Page count: 368 pages Rating: 5 out of 5 stars I received a digital copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. A woman trapped on a mountain attempts to survive more than one … Continue reading Book review: Near the Bone by Christina Henry

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: 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: Harrow Lake by Kat Ellis

Harrow Lake first burst onto my radar when the publishers were sending out the coolest looking proofs (seriously, check it out!) in the winter. I was immediately interested in the book as soon as I read the summary -- I’ve never been much of a horror reader but have been trying to dip my toe into the genre lately. Harrow Lake turned out to be a great stepping stone into horror for me with its creepy, atmospheric setting and things that go bump in the night.

The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix

I’m not much of a horror reader, however lately I have been dipping my toe into the genre and am loving what I’ve been read so far. Having recently finished My Best Friend’s Exorcism, I was so excited to pick up Hendrix’s new book, The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires. His trademark wit and humor balanced the truly horrifying elements of the book, making it a thrilling, hilarious, and fast-paced read that kept me up long past my bedtime.

Book Review: Into the Drowning Deep by Mira Grant

My interest in Into the Drowning Deep can be summarised in two words: killer mermaids. Add on the fact that Mira Grant is a pen name for Seanan McGuire, the author of the Wayward Children series, and I knew this was a book I had to read. Ultimately, I was left a little disappointed -- while Into the Drowning Deep had fantastic bits, the overall book just didn’t quite work for me.

Book Review: Pine by Francine Toon

If you’ve been around here for long, you may realise that Pine is not the kind of book I typically pick up -- I tend to lean toward science fiction and fantasy rather than contemporary-set books. However, I was drawn in by its stunning cover and mysterious description. I took a chance and bought a copy and I’m so thrilled I did! Pine is a gorgeous, literary ghost story that will make the hair on the back of your neck rise.