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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Anna Dressed in Blood

August 21, 2012

Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake Audio edition Horror Supernatural Suspense Thriller * * * * Stars (Great!) Cas is a professional teenage ghost hunter. He uses his father’s athame (specially blessed – or possibly cursed – knife) to send harmful, destructive, dangerous spirits to their eternal rest. His father was killed several years ago, and while Cas is following in his footsteps, he’s also amassing the knowledge, experience,…

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Ashes

February 9, 2012

Ashes by Ilsa Bick Audio edition Horror Suspense Thriller * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Alex, a teenage girl with cancer, decides to hike out into the woods to scatter her parents’ ashes and make some decisions about her own life. While she’s out in the wilderness, something catastrophic happens – perhaps an EMP (electro-magnetic pulse) – and the whole world changes. Some people die outright, some people change…

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Night of the Living Dummy II

Night of the Living Dummy II Goosebumps series #31 by R.L. Stine Horror Review # 1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) In this book there is a girl named Amy Kramer. Every Thursday night her family has a family sharing night. One Thursday night, Amy’s sister was telling her family about her new painting she had done. She couldn’t take the painting out of her room because it…

August 15, 2009
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