Category Archives: horror

Comic Book Review: Afterlife with Archie, vol. 1: Escape from Riverdale by Roberto Auirre-Sacasa and Francesco Francovilla

Afterlife with Archie volume 1: Escape from Riverdale by Roberto Auirre-Sacasa and Francesco Francovilla Archie Comics, 2014 ISBN: 9781619889088 Available: New, used & digital Oh, Riverdale. The iconic small town USA, perpetually stuck in the 1950s, where a boy struggles with such … Continue reading

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Book Review: Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia Thomas Dunne Books, 2016 ISBN-13: 978-1250099082 Available: Hardcover, Kindle edition, Audible Certain Dark Things is an excellent example of what a vampire novel can be. The characters are strong, the writing is fast-paced, and it paints … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tell The Story To Its End by Simon P. Clark

Tell The Story To Its End by Simon P. Clark St. Martin’s Griffin, 2015 ISBN-13: 978-1250066756 Available: Hardcover, paperback, Kindle edition   Oli’s mum has suddenly, and without explanation, decided the two of them should go to the country and visit … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Fifth Doll by Charlie N. Holmberg

The Fifth Doll by Charlie N. Holmberg 47North, 2017 ISBN-13:978-1477806104 Available: Paperback, Kindle edition, Audible, MP3 CD   The Fifth Doll is an excellent fantasy novel for pre-teens and young adults.  Charlie N. Holmberg has written several novels about young heroines who … Continue reading

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Book Review: Demon Freaks by J.R.R.R. Hardison

Demon Freaks by J.R.R.R. (Jim) Hardison Fiery Seas Publishing, 2017 ISBN-13: 978-1-946143-16-7 Available: Paperback, Kindle edition   Jim Hardison’s Demon Freaks pits high schoolers on the eve of their SAT exams against wicked would-be wizards and monsters, with the fate of the world at … Continue reading

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My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix

My Best Friend’s Exorcism is set in the 80s, a time of big hair, awesome music, and the Satanic Panic. Abby Rivers and Gretchen Lang have been best friends since they were thrown together at Abby’s tenth birthday party. Now … Continue reading

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Review: Sleepless by Thomas Fahy

After a trip to New Orleans, the students of Saint Opportuna High begin to have nightmares: horrible nightmares about killing people. The only problem is that they aren’t just nightmares. After several nights, the students wake up to realize that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Water Vamps by G.L. Giles

From ML’s Circulation Desk BlackWyrm Publishing, June 2013 (Second Printing) ISBN-13: 978-1-61318-147-8 Available: Paperback, Kindle Psychic vampire Setiana and her partner, a shape-shifter, stop at an inn for a good day’s sleep. While there, Setiana enters a dream state, and … Continue reading

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Review: The Greatest Zombie Movie Ever by Jeff Strand

Strand is known for his humorous horror books. My favorites are A Bad Day for Voodoo and Wolf Hunt (the last is very much not YA). His loyal readers might come into this one expecting a teenage zombie movie getting … Continue reading

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Book Review: Some Girls Are by Courtney Summers

From ML’s Circulation Desk St. Martin’s Griffin, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0312573805 Available: Paperback, Audible, Audio CD, Kindle edition Anyone feeling nostalgic for the glory days of high school will drop that nostalgia right in the trash bin within pages of beginning … Continue reading

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