Reviews

The Invisible Man | a review (spoiler free)

Horror | Mystery | SciFi | TW: abuse, abusive relationship, rape mention, self harm, suicide, gaslighting Directed by Leigh Whannell Starring: Elisabeth Moss, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Harriet Dyer, Aldis Hodge, Storm Reid, Michael Dorman IMDb | Rotten Tomatoes When Cecilia's abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was… Continue reading The Invisible Man | a review (spoiler free)

Film & TV · Misc Posts

A Fresh Look | Books and Tea Reading Challenge 2020

The Turning (2020) Horror | Drama | 90s | TW: sexual assault, frightening scenes, murder, Directed by Floria Sigismondi Starring Mackenzie Davis, Finn Wolfhard, Brooklyn Prince, Naill Greig Fulton, Deanna Thomsen, Barbara Marten January 24, 2020 A young woman is hired to be the nanny of two children after their parents' deaths. A modern take… Continue reading A Fresh Look | Books and Tea Reading Challenge 2020

Graphic Novel & Manga

Spooks and Tea 2019: 4 – Horror Graphic Novel Review

Beautiful Darkness by Fabien Vehlmann Horror | Fantasy > Fairy tale | Trigger warning > body horror, dead child, murder Published February 25th 2014 by Drawn and Quarterly Paperback | 94 pages Barnes & Noble | B.A.M. | The Book Depository | Goodreads Sum Kerascoët’s and Fabien Vehlmann’s unsettling and gorgeous anti-fairy tale is a searing condemnation of… Continue reading Spooks and Tea 2019: 4 – Horror Graphic Novel Review

Non-Horror · Reviews Pre 2020

ARC Review: Aries 181 by Tiana Warner

Aries 181 byTiana Warner Adult/New Adult ∴ SciFi > aerospace, STEM ∴ LGBTQIA+ > bisexual, wlw ∴ Trigger warning: body horror, gore, emotional manipulation, partner abuse Published March 26th 2019 by Rogue Cannon Publishing eBook ∴ 421 pages Amazon ∴ Barnes & Noble ∴ B.A.M. ∴ The Book Depository ∴ Goodreads *I will update if any purchase links become… Continue reading ARC Review: Aries 181 by Tiana Warner

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