book review, buddy read, horror

Stolen Tongues by Felix Blackwell

To celebrate their daughter’s engagement, Faye’s parents fly her and her fiancé out to Colorado from California, and promptly send them up the mountains to the family cabin for some alone time. Despite the cabin belonging to the family for decades, Faye has only been to it once before and doesn’t remember it. After finding… Continue reading Stolen Tongues by Felix Blackwell

book review, horror

Popsicle by Christa Wojciechowski

This is the story of Andre, a forty something New Yorker who has used drugs since childhood, who wakes up in a bad situation and tries to remember how he got there. This fast paced dark character study starts with a killer hook and an enticing promise of transhumanism themes. The story is well written… Continue reading Popsicle by Christa Wojciechowski

ARC review, book review, horror

ARC review: Motherthing by Ainslie Hogarth

Abby spirals after her ‘normal’, reliable husband becomes depressed following his mother’s suicide. First of all I want to mention how much I love the book cover. It’s so retro and delicious, and I love how it references key aspects of the book. I wouldn’t call this a horror book, in the traditional sense, even… Continue reading ARC review: Motherthing by Ainslie Hogarth

book review, horror, romance, science fiction, thriller

A Voice in the Silence by D.L. Finn

Recently widowed, Drea has the added suffering of losing her animal companions, leaving her alone and depressed. Her adult son is distanced from her due to a toxic marriage, adding more pain to Drea. At the start of the book, she’s in a dark place and contemplating ending her life. However, the arrival of a… Continue reading A Voice in the Silence by D.L. Finn

book review, Crystal Lake, horror

Quiet Places by Jasper Bark

When Sally and David move to David’s ancestral home in Dunballan, strange things occur that threaten the couple’s relationship. However, as Sally fights to keep them together, she discovers that it’s not just the fate of their union that hangs in the balance, but of the whole town. A compelling cosmic horror, where nothing is… Continue reading Quiet Places by Jasper Bark