She Is a Haunting by Trang Thanh Tran Horror Supernatural Suspense Thriller * * * Stars (Pretty good) Jade is coerced into staying with her father in Vietnam for 5 weeks to receive money for her college tuition from him. Her sister, brother and mother will also be traveling to Vietnam but since her parents are separated her mother and brother, who has chosen not to spend time with his father, will be staying with … Read more
Frankenstein (or a Modern Prometheus) by Mary Shelley Classic Horror Suspense Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Frankenstein. The name echoes throughout all of literature, and has taken over the cinematic world as well, ever since an 18 year-old girl named Mary Shelley decided to write a book. She and her friends proposed a writing contest, but only two of them (Mary included) finished the challenge. Mary’s book was by far … Read more
City of Nightmares By Rebecca Schaeffer Horror * * * * Stars (Great!) When 19-year-old Ness’ sister transformed into a giant spider and laid waste to their home – killing their father and then rampaging on through their neighborhood – Ness was traumatized and developed a very reasonable fear of spiders. Orphaned and in need of help, she sought out the Friends of the Restful Soul – an agency (cult) that took her in and … Read more
I Am Not a Serial Killer John Cleaver #1 by Dan Wells Horror Mystery Supernatural Suspense Thriller * * * Stars (Pretty good) 15 year old John Wayne Cleaver is a sociopath and he is obsessed with serial killers. While he finds them fascinating, he’s also concerned that he might become one, so he comes up with rules he has to follow in order to keep that part of himself locked away. When a series … Read more
That’s Not What Happened by Kody Keplinger Horror Mystery Suspense Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) In this story there are many twists, turns, and lies. We learn that there could be many perspectives of the story and that they can be changed as they get passed around. In this story Lee’s friend, Sarah died in a school shooting along with 7 others, and there were 6 survivors. Only 5/6 survivors … Read more
#murdertrending #murdertrending #1 by Gretchen McNeil Horror Mystery Suspense Thriller * * * Stars (Pretty good) When Dee Guerrera wakes up, she’s about to be murdered by a celebrity serial killer in his deadly maze on the prison island Alcatraz 2.0. But somehow she survives and the killer doesn’t. That’s when she meets some of the other inmates – all convicted for grisly crimes and sentenced to live out the rest of their days on … Read more
Dust by Joan Frances Turner Adventure Horror Mystery Science Fiction Thriller Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) Jessie died at age 15. She clawed her way out of her grave. She joined up with a gang. Then her friend is behaving unusually. She has to learn to live like a zombie and leave her human ways. I didn’t really like this book because it dealt with zombies – not my favorite genre.
Death Note by Tsugumi Oba Horror Manga Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) A notebook called the “Death Note” falls from the sky. This deadly notebook lands in the hands of Light. He thinks he’s using the book for good, but all I can see is a mass murder. I loved this book because it kept you at the edge of your seat the whole time.
The 5th Wave 5th Wave #1 by Rick Yancey Horror Science Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) I gave “The 5th Wave” five stars as it is truly amazing. Set in the present day, Cassie Sullivan must protect her little brother from an alien invasion. Yancey’s writing style is humorous and filled with suspense. The main character, Cassie, has a funny sense of sarcasm. The only thing I didn’t like was … Read more
The Girl with All the Gifts by M.R. Carey Horror Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) I personally thought the book was pretty good. It is basically an infection that creates zombies. It has action and thrills that make it a great horror book.