Tag: 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

Creepy Reads: I Am Not Your Final Girl by Claire C. Holland

Creepy Reads: I Am Not Your Final Girl by Claire C. Holland

Synopsis "There is nothing else in this world / like realizing / you’re going to live / and not being sure / you can." From Claire C. Holland, a timely collection of poetry that follows the final girl of slasher cinema — the girl who survives until the end — on a journey of retribution … Continue reading Creepy Reads: I Am Not Your Final Girl by Claire C. Holland

Creepy Reads: Exorsisters Volume 1 by Ian Boothby and Gisèle Lagacé

Creepy Reads: Exorsisters Volume 1 by Ian Boothby and Gisèle Lagacé

Synopsis Did you sign a deal with the devil? Has a loved one been dragged to Hell? Then Kate and Cate Harrow should be the first ones you call for timely soul removal at a reasonable rate. This collection is perfect for fans of case-solving procedurals like Veronica Mars, Netflix’s Jessica Jones, and the CW’s … Continue reading Creepy Reads: Exorsisters Volume 1 by Ian Boothby and Gisèle Lagacé

Creepy Reads: Black Wings by Megan Hart

Creepy Reads: Black Wings by Megan Hart

Synopsis Briella Blake has always been wicked smart. When she's invited to attend a special school for gifted students, she finally has the chance to focus on a project that begins to consume her — the ability to recreate and save copies of a person's entire set of memories. Her friendship with a raven that's … Continue reading Creepy Reads: Black Wings by Megan Hart

Creepy Reads: The Rust Maidens by Gwendolyn Kiste

Creepy Reads: The Rust Maidens by Gwendolyn Kiste

I'm back from the dead, fiends! And my timing is as impeccable as ever: I have a Women in Horror Month treat for you on this, the very last day of the month. This book is worth the wait, though. Let's get to it. Synopsis It’s the summer of 1980 in Cleveland, Ohio, and Phoebe … Continue reading Creepy Reads: The Rust Maidens by Gwendolyn Kiste

Happy Birthday, Donald Pleasence: Ranking the Films of the Halloween Franchise

Happy Birthday, Donald Pleasence: Ranking the Films of the Halloween Franchise

In honor of Donald Pleasence's birthday, I present to you last year's ranking of the films of the Halloween franchise. With the new movie coming out two weeks from today, I'm cautiously optimistic that I'll have a new #3 or even #2 for this list. Until then, let us enjoy the slashing and pay tribute … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Donald Pleasence: Ranking the Films of the Halloween Franchise

31 Days of Halloween: Ghostwatch Redux

31 Days of Halloween: Ghostwatch Redux

Greetings and salutations! Ghostwatch is still streaming on Shudder, and that means two things, fiends: (1) I'm re-posting this article from last year because I love it, and (2) you need to go watch Ghostwatch right now. Well, after you read this lovely article, of course. I often wonder what it was like to hear … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween: Ghostwatch Redux