Page Turner: Thirteen Storeys

Roommates can suck, but at least yours isn't a fowl phantom presence. Well, it might be. I don't know your circumstances. Thirteen Storeys by Jonathan Sims is a horror novel which takes the concept of a haunted house ghost story and elevates it to a new level.  The plot revolves around Banyan Court, London. A split... Continue Reading →

Page Turner: Ring Shout

I thought it was common knowledge that the Ku Klux Klan was monstrous, but this novel takes it to another level. Ring Shout by P. Djèlí Clark is a dark fantasy historical novella set in the 1920s. Ever since the release of The Birth of a Nation in 1915, monsters from an unknown realm started infecting our world.... Continue Reading →

Friday the 13th Read-A-Like

I am so excited about tomorrow! It's Friday the 13th! I know that tomorrow is considered an unlucky day, but I tend to have a lot of good luck. That, and as a diehard fan of the Friday the 13th horror franchise, it's a great excuse to binge-watch the films.  For this Read-A-Like, I focused on horror... Continue Reading →

Scream Read-A-Like

It has been 11 years since Ghostface's last appearance. But after sharping his knife collection and compiling more phone numbers, he is back. I am a sucker for slashers. I, for one, am hyped as hell for this film. While I will concede that I am more of a Friday the 13th kind of gal, Scream has been able... Continue Reading →

Page Turner: Spirits of the Season

Happy Boxing Day! I hope you had a truly special Christmas this year, my family and I sure did. It was lovely to see folk again after the chaos that has been 2021. Spirits of the Season: Christmas Hauntings is a compilation of several spooky ghost stories set during Christmas from the 1860s to the 1940s.... Continue Reading →

Reading Recap: October

Happy Halloween, everyone! Today is the best holiday as far as I am concerned, the spookiest day of the year. I'm planning on having a chill celebration this year, dressing up a bit with some snacks and watching horror movies.  I hope however you chose to celebrate tonight, you have a hauntingly good time! Is... Continue Reading →

Lovecraftian Book Recommendations

What is the spooky season, if not an excuse to binge read horror? I am a sucker for Lovecraftian horror. It is easily my favourite subgenre. They often discuss topics such as mental health, humanity and unspeakable evil. Not to mention how many authors these days use the subgenre to discuss real-world issues such as... Continue Reading →

Page Turner: Dark Harvest

I think I stumbled on a near-perfect Halloween read. Creepy monster? Check. Harvest time festivities with a body count? Check. Autumnal vibes with a hint of nostalgia? Check. Dark Harvest by Norman Partridge is a horror novel set in a backwater town with one hell of an annual tradition.  He goes by different names, October Boy,... Continue Reading →

Autumn Reading Traditions

I think I have made my adoration for autumn rather apparent lately. I can't help it since, at this time of year, I am in my element. I am more upbeat and content than usual. There is something in that autumn air, it adds a bit more pep to my step as the leaves crush... Continue Reading →

Autumn Reading List 2021

Finally! Spooky season is almost here! Oh, I adore autumn. In my humble opinion, it is the superior season. The lovely crisp air, the crunch of leaves underfoot and beautiful shades of brown, gold and orange everywhere. Plus, it gives me an excuse to binge read horror novels. Not that I need justification, but it... Continue Reading →

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