Category Archives: horror

Review: Shade by Merrie Destefano

About the book: Frankenstein meets Dracula in this gothic retelling of Mary Shelley’s classic tale. A holiday in Switzerland is supposed to lift Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin’s spirits. She wants to forget the past and have fun. In fact, everyone in … Continue reading

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Review: The Scourge by A G Henley

About the book: Seventeen-year-old Groundling, Fennel, is Sightless. She’s never been able to see her lush forest home, but she knows its secrets. She knows how the shadows shift when she passes under a canopy of trees. She knows how … Continue reading

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Review: Ember Burning by Jennifer Alsever

About the book: Senior year was supposed to be great—that’s what Ember’s friend Maddie promised at the beginning of the year. Instead, Ember Trouvé spends the year drifting in and out of life like a ghost, haunted by her parents’ … Continue reading

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Review: Barely Alive by Bonnie R Paulson

About the book: In twelve weeks, seventeen-year-old Paul Ledger will be dead. At least he hopes so. Paul is trapped in the worst cult the United States has ever seen. Infected with a zombie virus, symptoms culminate in a dead … Continue reading

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Say Her Name by James Dawson

I’m not a big horror fan, though I’ve read my share of Stephen King, of course. It’s too easy to fall into cliché and too hard to ensure that each new turn of events is unpredictable. James Dawson’s funny, truly … Continue reading

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