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Friday Fright Fest 2019: The Renaissance

  Since the creation of film, there have been horror movies. They have lurked in the darkness of genre, occasionally becoming mainstream or cult classics, but mostly going unrecognized when compared to action, drama, or comedy. A horror movie can contain all three of those things in addition to the death, screams, and scares. There… Continue reading Friday Fright Fest 2019: The Renaissance

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13 Spooky Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

The Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark series is an easily recognizable collection of books that passed from kid to kid from the mid-80s to the early 2000s. They were not available in the local library or they were always checked out. Kids would gather around in groups to shudder at Stephen Gammell’s illustrations… Continue reading 13 Spooky Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

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“You Still Must Dream Alone”: The Killing Jar by Jennifer Bosworth

If the title and cover alone don’t get your attention, Jennifer Bosworth makes sure she has it with the first two sentences of The Killing Jar: “I try not to think about it. That time I killed a boy.” From there, Bosworth takes the reader on a visceral, stomach churning journey of self-discovery and truth-finding… Continue reading “You Still Must Dream Alone”: The Killing Jar by Jennifer Bosworth

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“Drink and Sink and Let It End”: The Siren by Keira Cass

I got the distinct impression a quarter of the way through this book that this is what Twilight from Edward’s point of view should have been like. Brooding mythical creature with angst? Check. Love interest that they’re drawn to for reasons they don’t understand? Check. Laws that are meant to keep them apart? Check. All… Continue reading “Drink and Sink and Let It End”: The Siren by Keira Cass

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“Too Decayed”: Shallow Graves by Kali Wallace

            Before I get deeper into this review, I have to give props to my county library because they’ve been on point with having newer books in stock. When I was younger it always seemed that I was two or three years behind everyone else on ‘what was new’, but that’s different now. Here, I… Continue reading “Too Decayed”: Shallow Graves by Kali Wallace

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Okaeri: Ink by Amanda Sun

Whilst shopping with friends at Barnes & Noble, I found a single copy of a beautiful book on a shelf amongst the paranormal teen romance section. Unfortunately, being a poor college student, I did not have the luxury funds to buy the book. So I waited, and finally got a gift card and used it… Continue reading Okaeri: Ink by Amanda Sun