Novels · Reviews Pre 2020

Novel Review: My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix

My Best Friend's Exorcism by Grady Hendrix Horror ∴ Supernatural > Possession, demons ∴ TW: eating disorders, gore, emotional manipulation, body horror Published July 11th 2017 by Quirk Books (first published May 17th 2016) Paperback ∴ 336 pages Barnes & Noble ∴ B.A.M. ∴ Book Depository ∴ Goodreads Summary The year is 1988. High school sophomores Abby and… Continue reading Novel Review: My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix

Novels · Reviews Pre 2020

Novella Review: Tribesmen by Adam Cesare

Tribesmen by Adam Cesare Horror ∴ Supernatural ∴ TW: gore, drug abuse, sexual harassment, slut shaming, cannibalism, murder, mutilation, weird and random blackface? Published February 1st 2012 by Ravenous Shadows Ebook ∴ 174 pages Barnes & Noble ∴ B.A.M. ∴ The Book Depository ∴ Goodreads In the early 80’s — at the height of the ultra-violent “Italian cannibal” grindhouse film… Continue reading Novella Review: Tribesmen by Adam Cesare

Non-Horror · Novels · Reviews Pre 2020

Novel Review: The Cheerleaders by Kara Thomas

The Cheerleaders by Kara Thomas Teen ∴ Contemporary ∴ Mystery/Suspense ∴ TW: muder, rape, abortion, gore, domestic violence, alcohol abuse, drug abuse, pedophilia, suicide Published July 31st 2018 by Delacorte Press Hardback ∴ 384 pages Barnes & Noble ∴ B.A.M. ∴ Book Depository ∴ Goodreads There are no more cheerleaders in the town of Sunnybrook.First there was the car accident—two… Continue reading Novel Review: The Cheerleaders by Kara Thomas

Non-Horror · Novels · Reviews Pre 2020

Novel Review: Sadie by Courtney Summers

Sadie by Courtney Summers YA/New Adult ∴ Mystery ∴ Contemporary ∴ Trigger Warnings: pedophilia, sexual abuse, child abuse, child neglect, drug and alcohol abuse Published September 4th 2018 by Wednesday Books Hardback ∴ 308 pages Barnes & Noble ∴ B.A.M. ∴ Book Depository ∴ Goodreads A missing girl on a journey of revenge. A Serial―like podcast following the clues she's left… Continue reading Novel Review: Sadie by Courtney Summers

Non-Horror · Novels · Reviews Pre 2020

Novel Review: On the Come Up by Angie Thomas

On the Come Up by Angie Thomas YA ∴ Contemporary ∴ Music >Rap/Hip Hop ∴ Black Lives Matter ∴ Trigger Warning: gun violence, fighting, drug abuse, death, Published February 5th 2019 by Balzer + Bray Hardback ∴ 447 pages Barnes & Noble ∴ B.A.M. ∴ Book Depository ∴ Goodreads Sixteen-year-old Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of… Continue reading Novel Review: On the Come Up by Angie Thomas

Reasons to Read · Reviews Pre 2020

Reasons to Read: Mermaids of Eriana Kwai

Series: Mermaids of Eriana Kwai trilogy Titles: Ice Massacre ∴ Ice Crypt ∴ Ice Kingdom Author: Tiana Warner Genre: YA, Fantasy, wlw, Mythology > mermaids What it's about: As most of you know, I LOVE this series with all of my being. This will have some baby spoilers, but nothing more than what the blurb says, really. I promise… Continue reading Reasons to Read: Mermaids of Eriana Kwai

Novels · Reviews Pre 2020

ARC Review: Nightingale by Amy Lukavics

Nightingale by Amy Lukavics YA ∴ Horror ∴ SciFi > Aliens ∴ Historical Fiction ∴ LGBTQIA+ > wlw ∴ TW > body horror, domestic abuse, shaming (in multiple forms) Expected publication: September 25th 2018 by Harlequin Teen eGalley ∴ 384 pages Barnes & Noble [pre-order] ∴ B.A.M. [pre-order] ∴ Goodreads At seventeen, June Hardie is everything a young woman in 1951… Continue reading ARC Review: Nightingale by Amy Lukavics