book review, horror, women in horror

The Rust Maidens by Gwendolyn Kiste

A novel that starts shiny and bright, but, much like its title, begins to rust in its middle, and crumbles away to nothing by the end. Phoebe returns home after twenty eight years, as her mother is selling the family home to move into a condo, and Phoebe still has belongings to collect. It’s a… Continue reading The Rust Maidens by Gwendolyn Kiste

buddy read, horror, women in horror

Buddy Read with Ruth Anne Garcia

I first heard about buddy reads when Chaz (from The Life of Chaz) and Jenna (from Bookmark Your Thoughts) posted their buddy read of Kings of the Wyld by Nicholas Eames. I thought it was such a fun idea, and something I really wanted to do. When I started planning out my posts for Women… Continue reading Buddy Read with Ruth Anne Garcia

book review, horror, women in horror

Perfect Little Murder by Yawatta Hosby

A psychological exploration into what makes a child a killer that is as much a tragedy as it is horror. 13 year old Loren isn’t coping with the tragic death of her older brother, Franco, and is convinced that her younger sister, Kina, killed him. Determined to avenge her best friend, and ensure justice is… Continue reading Perfect Little Murder by Yawatta Hosby

book review, horror, poetry, women in horror

Wet Water by WB Welch

35 poems of lust, love and all things relationship, in this collection by horror author, WB Welch. Dark, intense and full of adult language, these poems outline the progression of a romantic relationship - from first lust, intense physical attraction, to comfortable intimacy, then heart ache and irritation, before finally something more akin to love.… Continue reading Wet Water by WB Welch

book review, horror, short story, women in horror

Collision by J. S. Breukelaar

A collection of 12 short stories that definitely bring the weird, even if the horror is of the more mundane variety. The first story is Union Falls, in which an armless piano player revitalizes a flagging bar and it’s equally tired owner. Raining Street deals with losing your way in life amid hardship, often literally,… Continue reading Collision by J. S. Breukelaar