Book Review | Wilder Girls

This summer I went to a book event with Casey McQuiston and Taylor Jenkins Reid (yes, it was totally awesome). I love both of their books so much. So when TJR asked Casey what book she’d recently read and loved, I knew I needed to read that book. Her answer: Wilder Girls by Rory Power. […]

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Book Review | In the House in the Dark of the Woods

It’s October, which means time for scary books. I have plenty of scary books on my TBR to choose from, but I was immediately attracted to the cover of Laird Hunt’s In the House in the Dark of the Woods. It’s intriguing and creepy and weird. And my favorite kind of scary books are the ones […]

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Book Review | Unbury Carol

No, I haven’t read Bird Box. But Josh Malerman’s A House at the Bottom of a Lake was enough to make me a fan. And when I read the synopsis of his newest novel – Unbury Carol – I knew I had to read it. (All reviews are spoiler-free unless otherwise noted.) Synopsis (From Goodreads) Carol Evers is a […]

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Book Review | Horns

Every October, I try to read Halloween-appropriate books. I love getting into the mood for the holiday, and even though I usually don’t go out (parties are not really my thing), I love curling up with some dark and spooky reads. This year, I was determined to pick up a book by Joe Hill, because […]

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Book Review | The Case of Charles Dexter Ward

I finally read my first Lovecraft book! As soon as I saw that this fit into one of my reading challenges – a book set in Rhode Island for my Reading in New England Challenge – I decided it would be the perfect opportunity to read it. H. P. Lovecraft is one of those authors […]

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Book Review | Carrie

I read my first Stephen King book when I was thirteen. Since then, I’ve read a decent number of other books by King, including a couple books of short stories and his writing memoir. I’m not a huge fan of horror, so I tend to pick books like 11/22/63 over novels like The Shining. But I was […]

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The Scariest TBR

For this week’s Top Ten Tuesday, I shared some of my favorite Halloween reads – scary books that I already read and loved. But today, I’m going to share some of the scariest books on my TBR (to-be-read) list. Some of these are books I’ve wanted to read for years, others are new to me, but […]

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