Tag: Gothic Horror

Creepy Reads: When I Arrived at the Castle by Emily Carroll

Creepy Reads: When I Arrived at the Castle by Emily Carroll

Synopsis A castle, a killer, and prey all bound and blurred by lust and blood. Like many before her that have never come back, she’s made it to the Countess’s castle determined to snuff out the horror, but she could never be prepared for what hides within its turrets; what unfurls under its fluttering flags. … Continue reading Creepy Reads: When I Arrived at the Castle by Emily Carroll

31 Days of Halloween: Haunted House Horrorthon

31 Days of Halloween: Haunted House Horrorthon

Happy All Hallows’ Eve Eve, kiddies! Nothing scares me more than a good haunted house story, and I have three lined up today that I hope will have me cowering under my blanket and sleeping with the lights on. I’m sticking to my rules, so we’re starting with a movie I’ve never seen before: The … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween: Haunted House Horrorthon

Coming Attractions: The House with a Clock in Its Walls

Coming Attractions: The House with a Clock in Its Walls

According to Deadline, Eli Roth is set to direct and Jack Black is set to star in a film adaptation of the John Bellairs novel The House with a Clock in Its Walls, based on a script by Supernatural creator Eric Kripke. And I wouldn't be a fangirl if I didn't have strong opinions about a movie that hasn't … Continue reading Coming Attractions: The House with a Clock in Its Walls

Random Recommendations: Kids’ Books to Keep You Up at Night

Random Recommendations: Kids’ Books to Keep You Up at Night

I spend most of my time here talking about horror movies, but I love horror literature as well. Growing up, I was a voracious reader, and my reading habits unsurprisingly tended toward the macabre. I have a short list of books I want to recommend to you, most of which were childhood favorites of mine. … Continue reading Random Recommendations: Kids’ Books to Keep You Up at Night