Page Turner: The Gingerbread Men

Ah Christmas, a time for peace on earth and goodwill for all men. Well, unless you are unfortune enough to find yourself trapped in a cursed hotel like the gingerbread men. The Gingerbread Men by Joanna Corrance is a horror novel set in a hotel all but hidden in the Scottish Highlands. A grand place, yet... Continue Reading →

Reading Recap: October

Halloween, the best night of the year, is finally upon us! I am so excited, my friends and I are going to play an extra spooky session of D&D to celebrate, plus I have plenty of pumpkin snacks at hand. Halloween isn't just a holiday, at least not for me. It's a state of mind.... Continue Reading →

Page Turner: The Hellbound Heart

With the release of the newest Hellraiser film, I figured it was finally time to read the novella that started it all, The Hellbound Heart by Clive Barker. Frank is bored. He has done everything in the name of chasing that elusive ultimate pleasure. But every drug and sexual escapade only sustained him for a short window of time... Continue Reading →

Reading Recap: September

Only a couple of days until October! I can't wait! My room may or may not be covered in pumpkins of various types and sizes, and my coffee may or may not be loaded with pumpkin spice syrup. I might have dug out all my favourite autumn sweaters from the back of my wardrobe and... Continue Reading →

Page Turner: The Case Against Satan

Before The Exorcist and Rosemary's Baby, we had The Case Against Satan.  In this horror classic by Ray Russell, a young woman is starting to have violent fits that worry those around her. To the point that the local bishop and another priest step in to help her. Things prove to be in dire straights as they work to... Continue Reading →

Stranger Things Read-A-Like

I am still recovering from Season 4 of Stranger Things. That ending, ouch.  I might be a bit late since it stopped airing a while ago but I needed time to heal. Yeah, still not 100% there, but the show must go on. My goto curse for a broken heart? Reading to fill the void.  So,... Continue Reading →

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 →

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