Book Review: Uprooted

Fantasy with a female lead in the adult (not YA) section? Sign me up. Fantasy with a non-bookworm, impulsive, and emotional female lead? Sign me up even harder. Fantasy that isn’t the beginning of a series and is actually a self-contained story that won’t leave me incredibly frustrated and waiting for years for the cliffhanger…

Coraline: Book & Movie Comparison

Neil Gaiman’s Coraline is a twisted story, but how do the book and movie compare?

Nod: An Insomniac’s Nightmare

It’s Day 11 of the 13 Writes of Fright, which means only two more days until Halloween! If you’ve been craving a good book to curl up with while you greet trick or treaters (or just eat all the candy yourself), look no further than Nod by Adrian Barnes, a chilling sci-fi thriller that forces…

A Night in the Lonesome October Review

As I’ve dug back into the authors whose work has inspired my favorite authors, the name Roger Zelazny consistently appears. Zelazny was a poet and a writer of fantasy and science fiction, often blurring the lines between those two genres. His best known works are The Chronicles of Amber and The Lord of Light. If…

Wytches Vol. 1: A Captivating Horror Comic

It’s the most wonderful time of the year once again- Halloween! If you’re anything like me, Halloween isn’t one spooky night, but weeks of themed eating, drinking, watching, and reading to keep you in the spirit from the first signs of fall til the start of November. As a comic fan, finding perfect Halloween reading…

Review: The Impossible Fairy Tale

The Impossible Fairy Tale By Han Yujoo, translated from the Korean by Janet Hong Graywolf Press, 2017 I did not think that experimental realistic horror turned challenge-to-the-very-nature-of-storytelling was a genre I was missing from my life, but Han Yujoo proved me wrong. The Impossible Fairy Tale is a story in two parts. The first part…