ARC Review: Mermaid Saga Collector’s Edition, Vol. 1 by Rumiko Takahashi

Mermaid Saga Collector’s Edition, Vol. 1 by Rumiko Takahashi My rating: 4 of 5 stars Manga legend Rumiko Takahashi's classic horror series about mermaid flesh and immortality! They say that if one consumes mermaid flesh, one can attain immortality. Unfortunately, the more likely results include becoming horribly deformed or turning into a vicious monster! Even … Continue reading ARC Review: Mermaid Saga Collector’s Edition, Vol. 1 by Rumiko Takahashi

Audiobook Review: In the Shadow of Spindrift House by Mira Grant & (narrated by) Jesse Vilinsky

In the Shadow of Spindrift House by Mira Grant My rating: 4 of 5 stars Nature abhors a straight line. The natural world is a place of curves and softened edges, of gentle mists and welcoming spirals. Nature remembers deviation; nature does not forgive. For Harlowe Upton-Jones, life has never been a straight line. Shipped … Continue reading Audiobook Review: In the Shadow of Spindrift House by Mira Grant & (narrated by) Jesse Vilinsky

ARC Review: Venus in the Blind Spot by Junji Ito

Venus in the Blind Spot by Junji Ito My rating: 4 of 5 stars A "best of" collection of creepy tales from Eisner award winner and legendary horror master Junji Ito. This ultimate collection presents the most remarkable short works of Junji Ito’s career, featuring an adaptation of Rampo Edogawa’s classic horror story "Human Chair" … Continue reading ARC Review: Venus in the Blind Spot by Junji Ito

ARC Review: I Come with Knives by S.A. Hunt

I Come with Knives by S.A. Hunt My rating: 4 of 5 stars Robin – now armed with new knowledge about mysterious demon terrorizing her around town, the support of her friends, and the assistance of her old witch-hunter mentor – plots to confront the Lazenbury coven and destroy them once and for all. Meanwhile, … Continue reading ARC Review: I Come with Knives by S.A. Hunt

ARC Review: Burn the Dark by S.A. Hunt

Burn the Dark by S.A. Hunt My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Robin is a YouTube celebrity gone-viral with her intensely-realistic witch hunter series. But even her millions of followers don't know the truth: her series isn’t fiction. Her ultimate goal is to seek revenge against the coven of witches who wronged her mother long … Continue reading ARC Review: Burn the Dark by S.A. Hunt

ARC Review: Something is Killing the Children, Vol. 1 by James Tynion IV, Werther Dell’Edera & Miguel Muerto

Something is Killing the Children, Vol. 1 by James Tynion IV My rating: 4 of 5 stars When children begin to go missing in the town of Archer’s Peak, all hope seems lost until a mysterious woman arrives to reveal that terrifying creatures are behind the chaos - and that she alone will destroy them, … Continue reading ARC Review: Something is Killing the Children, Vol. 1 by James Tynion IV, Werther Dell’Edera & Miguel Muerto

ARC Review: The Kingdom of the Gods by In-Wan Youn, Eun-Hee Kim & Kyung-Il Yang

The Kingdom of the Gods by In-Wan Youn My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Discover the comic that inspired the Netflix Original zombie series Kingdom! Years of war and famine and have plunged Joseon into chaos. Young Prince Yi Moon, after losing all his bodyguards to an assassination attempt, has no choice but to turn … Continue reading ARC Review: The Kingdom of the Gods by In-Wan Youn, Eun-Hee Kim & Kyung-Il Yang

Book Review: Other Words for Smoke by Sarah Maria Griffin

Other Words for Smoke by Sarah Maria Griffin My Rating: 5/5 The house at the end of the lane burned down, and Rita Frost and her teenage ward, Bevan, were never seen again. The townspeople never learned what happened. Only Mae and her brother Rossa know the truth; they spent two summers with Rita and … Continue reading Book Review: Other Words for Smoke by Sarah Maria Griffin

ARC Review: Parham Itan: Tales from Beyond Volume 1 by Kaili Sorano

Parham Itan: Tales from Beyond Volume 1 by Kaili Sorano My rating: 4 of 5 stars Yamagishi and Sendo are schoolmates, but that's about as far as their similarities go: one is a short, no-nonsense boxer, while the other is a tall, bookish conspiracy nut. But when they find themselves embroiled in a paranormal phenomenon … Continue reading ARC Review: Parham Itan: Tales from Beyond Volume 1 by Kaili Sorano

Audiobook Review: Come Tumbling Down by Seanan McGuire

Come Tumbling Down by Seanan McGuire My rating: 4 of 5 stars When Jack left Eleanor West's School for Wayward Children she was carrying the body of her deliciously deranged sister--whom she had recently murdered in a fit of righteous justice--back to their home on the Moors. But death in their adopted world isn't always … Continue reading Audiobook Review: Come Tumbling Down by Seanan McGuire

Podcasts for Readers #16: Lore

Sorry to not have a recommendation over the last two months! For this month, I bring you a rec that would be perfect to get into mood for Halloween. LORE Episodes: 126 (~30 min each) Status: ongoing Genres: non-fiction, history, urban myths Is it gay? uh no Ships? not applicable as its not fiction Short … Continue reading Podcasts for Readers #16: Lore

ARC Review: People of the Lake by Nick Scorza

People of the Lake by Nick Scorza My rating: 4 of 5 stars Sixteen-year-old Clara Morris is facing an awkward summer with her father in the tiny upstate town of Redmarch Lake. Clara’s relationship with her parents—and with life in general—has been strained since she lost her twin sister, Zoe, when the girls were eight. … Continue reading ARC Review: People of the Lake by Nick Scorza

ARC Review: Tokyo Ghoul: re, Vol. 12 by Sui Ishida

Tokyo Ghoul: re, Vol. 12 by Sui Ishida My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars In the world of Tokyo Ghoul, sometimes the only way to fight monsters is to become one… The Commission of Counter Ghoul is the only organization fighting the Ghoul menace, and they will use every tool at their disposal to protect humanity … Continue reading ARC Review: Tokyo Ghoul: re, Vol. 12 by Sui Ishida

ARC Review: Tokyo Ghoul: re, Vol. 11 by Sui Ishida

Tokyo Ghoul: re, Vol. 11 by Sui Ishida My rating: 2.5 of 5 stars In the world of Tokyo Ghoul, sometimes the only way to fight monsters is to become one… The Commission of Counter Ghoul is the only organization fighting the Ghoul menace, and they will use every tool at their disposal to protect … Continue reading ARC Review: Tokyo Ghoul: re, Vol. 11 by Sui Ishida

ARC Review: Wilder Girls by Rory Power

Wilder Girls by Rory Power My rating: 4 of 5 stars It's been eighteen months since the Raxter School for Girls was put under quarantine. Since the Tox hit and pulled Hetty's life out from under her. It started slow. First the teachers died one by one. Then it began to infect the students, turning … Continue reading ARC Review: Wilder Girls by Rory Power