Category Archives: vampires

Review: The Casquette Girls by Alys Arden

The Casquette Girls by Alys Arden Skyscape Books, 2015 ISBN-13: 978-1503946545 Available: Hardcover, paperback, Kindle edition, Audible New Orleans, with its rich history and varied people, reeks of life, death, and mystery, intriguing both writers and readers. Anne Rice, Heather Graham, and  Poppy … Continue reading

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Review: Angel: Old Friends

It’s not terribly clear whether Old Friends is an alternate to After the Fall or not. In the latter we see L.A. materialized in hell and some major changes to our cast. In Old Friends it’s clear the Wolfram & … Continue reading

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Review: Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Ring of Fire

Set during the “Angel is Evil” saga in the series (mid-late second season) Ring of Fire explains the commented on, but never really explained plot point in Undays of our Lives where Dru leaves Spike! I had always wondered on … Continue reading

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Review: Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Remaining Sunlight

by Andi Watson, Joe Bennett and Rick Ketcham The Remaining Sunlight is less a cohesive single story and more several comic Buffy shorts. In the first Xander takes martial arts lessons to try to keep up with Buffy and learns … Continue reading

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Review: Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Dust Waltz

by Dan Brereton, Hector Gomez and Sandu Florea The Dust Waltz is the first BtVS graphic novel, set very early in the series, in the early high school years. It sees Buffy and the gang, plus some, trying to save … Continue reading

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Review: Sunshine by Robin McKinley

Sunshine’s life is changed forever when, while out for a walk by the lake, she is kidnapped by vampires and left, chained to a wall, to be prey to an enemy they’ve captured and have been torturing. It’s a game, … Continue reading

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Review: Blood of My World by A.P. Fuchs

I’m not the biggest fan of paranormal romance, especially with the release of books such as The Vampire Diaries and the Twilight series (which I do not consider horror).  However I was intrigued by a YA novella trilogy by A.P. Fuchs who is perhaps best known … Continue reading

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Review: Vamplayers by Rusty Fischer

Lily is a vampire sister, a special kind of vampire who ferrets out Vamplayers–that is the egomaniac monsters who turn whole high schools and leave towns with piles of corpses. And she hates it, because why would she stay a … Continue reading

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Review: Vampire Knight volume 1 by Matsuri Hino, and illustrated by Matsuri Hino

ISBN: 1421508222 Available: New     This manga is set in an elite boarding school that is home to the “dayclass” (humans) and the “nightclass” (vampires). Yuki and Zero, both survivors of vampire attacks, now protect the Dayclass from the Nightclass … Continue reading

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Review: Spike: Shadow Puppets

Buffy and Angel fans know they can depend on their series to be hilarious, yet innovative and poignant. One of the episodes proving this point is “Smile Time” where Angel is turned into a puppet by a nest of demonic … Continue reading

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