Bring Me Their Hearts – book review

August 31, 2018

Bring Me Their Hearts by Sara Wolf Fairytale Fantasy Horror Romance Supernatural Suspense/Thriller * * * * Stars (Great!) When Zera’s family was murdered by bandits, she alone was saved – by a witch (Nightsinger) – who turned her “Heartless” by removing her physical heart and placing it in an ensorcelled jar.  Heartless have some wonderful abilities due to their ties to their witches (they can’t die, and their wounds…

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Dead Weight: Murder at Camp Bloom – book review

August 29, 2018

Dead Weight: Murder at Camp Bloom written by Terry Blas & Molly Muldoon illustrated by Matthew Seely Graphic Novel Horror Mystery Suspense Thriller * * * * Stars (Great!) Teens attending a summer camp for weight loss are witnesses to the grisly murder of one of their senior counselors.  When they learn that the camp director is either knowingly or unknowingly covering up the truth about what really happened, they…

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Dr. Maniac vs Robby Schwartz – Read It & Rate It

June 2, 2018

Dr. Maniac vs Robby Schwartz Goosebumps Horrorland #5 by R.L. Stine Horror <– it’s supposed to be, but not really scary at all. Review #1 * * Stars (Just ok.) The audiobook was ok.  The beginning pulled you in, but when it came to the climax there was nothing.  The villains were ok, but what they made the kids do and why was just plain dumb.  Not really impressed.

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Through the Woods

November 14, 2017

Through the Woods by Emily Carroll Graphic Novel Horror Short Stories Supernatural Suspense Thriller * * * * Stars (Great!) Emily Carroll shares 5 chilling tales in this short story, graphic novel collection.  Murders, ghosts, voices in the dark, supernatural creatures, inexplicable happenings.  Sharp reds bleed through black and grey pages, highlighting suspenseful and terrifying scenes.  Corpses and blood and disturbing teeth permeate these pages, but scenes are not overly…

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Goosebumps: Slappy’s Tales of Horror

June 12, 2017

Slappy’s Tales of Horror Goosebumps series by R. L. Stine Graphic Novel Horror Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) “Slappy’s Tales of Horror” was pretty good.  I didn’t like how they ended each story and left you hanging off a cliff.  I did like each story, though.  I like how it requires you to think about what is actually happening.

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Fear Street – It’s baaaaa-aaack!

If you're a thirty-teen like me, you might remember devouring R.L. Stine's Fear Street series when you were a teen/tween.  Well, fans, R.L. Stine announced in an interview with BookRiot's Sarah McCarry that he's going to be reviving and adding to the series.  "R.L. Stine: I wrote 80 Fear Street books back in the eighties and nineties and killed off a lot of teenagers. I thought, “Maybe I’ve killed off enough teenagers.” But…

November 20, 2014
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Maybe

Maybe by Brent Runyon Horror Mystery Romance Thriller * * * Stars (Pretty good) In the book, Maybe, a boy moves to a new town and he goes to a new school. He tries out for the school play, too. I didn’t really like this book as much as others I’ve read. The book doesn’t really have a story to it. I don’t know if it’s just me and I’m…

July 2, 2013
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Girl, Stolen

Girl, Stolen by April Henry Horror Mystery Thriller * * * * Stars (Great!) Girl, Stolen is a good book and I liked it because it was very interesting trying to see and predict what would happen next. Cheyenne gets kidnapped by mistake, but her kidnapper Griffin at first doesn’t know she was in the car he stole. To make matters worse, Cheyenne is blind and has pneumonia. She goes…

June 27, 2013
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Day by Day Armageddon: Beyond Exile

Day by Day Armageddon: Beyond Exile by JL Bourne Horror * * * Stars (Pretty good) Beyond Exile is a horror novel written in a series of letters from the un-named protagonist. Actually, some of the chapters are diary entries. The book is very interesting as there is almost no character building. You never learn the main character’s name or learn his backstory. The book is full of action and…

June 15, 2013
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Ashes

April 1, 2013

Ashes by Ilsa Bick Horror Supernatural Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) An electromagnetic pulse hits the Earth, killing millions and turning others into cannibals. Alex, the main character, meets up with many different people, trying to survive.  I liked how it all came together and clicked. I disliked how slow this was at the beginning – it didn’t hook me very well.

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