A #guestpost & A #maalalifechapters Review of Scary Stories by Boris Bacic

Synopsis Get spooked this Halloween when you pick up this all-in-one miniseries horror story collection! Review Well, This author was new to me and I’m really impressed. I really liked these short stories. They kept me glued to the seat. I especially liked Emergency Broadcast. My only complaint would be about the proofreading/editorial mistakes. This…

A Wrap-Up of Reading I Did in January 2021

Live Girls by Ray Garton Live Girls is a short and fast-paced vampire adventure of a book. Don’t reach for it if you like your horror to have deep characterization or be character-driven. Because during most of the book, all the protagonist does is whine, get his blood sucked out, and use one of his female…

A Wrap-Up of Netgalley Reads — October 2020

And the Last Trump Shall Sound by Harry Turtledove, James Morrow, Cat Rambo This isn’t a novel but an anthology of three stories by different writers. Each one takes the events of an alternative US a bit farther. Mainly, Trump has died and Pence has succeeded him. The former has achieved a god-like stature for the masses. Things…

October 2019 — A Belated Wrap-Up

Iron and Magic by Ilona Andrews Find my review here. To Be a Machine : Adventures Among Cyborgs, Utopians, Hackers, and the Futurists Solving the Modest Problem of Death by Mark O’Connell An interesting book and yet I felt as if the author didn’t believe in the importance of the subject themselves. There was also a…

November 2019 — A Wrap Up

Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury Ugh, this was just torture! I didn’t have any issues with the story or the characters. In fact, the author built up the suspense wonderfully. You could feel your horror grow as you realized that nobody would take these kids seriously. Or, the fact that this wasn’t the…

March 2018 — A Wrap Up

Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry Creates a feeling of dread very nicely but doesn’t follow through. The protag is made to look so smart in so many ways and yet her stupidity gets an old woman killed! Barely anything happens in the book and it feels like a go-between for the first and third books…