I teach high school, so as you can imagine, I hear all the excuses. Here are some of the most common ones for why they didn't do the assigned reading: I forgot. It was boring so I gave up. I fell asleep. I had practice. I forgot my book at school/home/my dad's/in the car/on the... Continue Reading →
Posted by: Paige I devoured this book in two days. It arrived on release day: signed, sealed, delivered. Literally it was signed by the man himself. I was lucky enough to have pre-ordered a signed copy, which made my excitement that must more palpable as I began to read. John Green is a heavy hitter... Continue Reading →
In case you missed it, we recently reviewed My American Nightmare, a new horror release currently on Amazon's Short Story Collection Bestseller List. My cohort Jasmyn and I also recently had the pleasure of interviewing the creator and editor of the anthology, Azzura Nox. Please join us in welcoming her to the site. Q.... Continue Reading →
Length: 378 pages Original Publisher: Thomas & Mercer Publication Date: June 2012 Availability: ebook, paperback, audiobook Confession: I really had no idea what to expect when I chose SG Redling's Flowertown as the last book to read in our Six Weeks of Halloween series. The vague synopsis I read at the time didn't tell much... Continue Reading →
Do you know what's simultaneously both best and worst about books with a post-apocalyptic setting? It's that they seem so damn plausible. Vampires, werewolves, demons, or ghosts don't really scare me but angry, desperate people do.
Here's the good news... We're in the Halloween home stretch! And here's the bad... Our celebration of all things scary and morbid is drawing to an end. As you're probably already aware, this is the last week of our little cyber soiree, and we have only one more book left to read in our list... Continue Reading →
Length: 352 pages Original Publisher: Tor Books Original Publication Date: 1996 Availability: Digital Most people probably associate the name Greg Kihn more with eighties earworms and the early days of MTV than horror novels, but as I recently learned, he has spent rock-star retirement enjoying life as an accomplished author. When I found out his book Horror... Continue Reading →