The Strain is the first book in The Strain Trilogy, and I am hooked enough to already have confirmed that the rest of the trilogy is available through my library’s audiobook app.
Shirley Jackson writes my favorite type of horror - creepy and ambiguous, relying largely on characters rather than violence or the supernatural.
Book/Author and Year Published: The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco (2017) Reviewer: Jeriann Age/Genre: YA Fantasy Preferred Reading Environment: This will be a great winter read, curled up in a warm blanket. Reading Accoutrements: Hot herbal tea of your preference Content Notes: Death My friend, Beth, recently told me about this awesome, culturally diverse YA…
If you’re a fan of Roxane Gay, you should definitely check out Hunger.
It’s National First Love Day! Now, you might be thinking, “Love? Why isn’t Bethany doing this review?
It’s Friday the 13th! So of course, I’m reviewing a book involving a bunch of young white people on a vacation that goes terribly wrong.
With all the dystopian and end-of-the-world type books I’ve been reading lately, it was only a matter of time before I got to The Road by Cormac McCarthy.
I really wanted to review a book about unions for Labor Day, but most of the ones I found were either pretty expensive or not really what I wanted to focus on. Then, I remembered that I have Emergent Strategy.
Book/Author and Year Published: A Blade So Black by L.L McKinney (2018) Reviewer: Jeriann Age/Genre: YA Fantasy Preferred Reading Environment: At a sleepover with your best friends. Reading Accoutrements: A cup of tea, of course! (But maybe not if it says “Drink Me”) Content Notes: Parental Death, Police Killings I found out about A Blade…
In my recent review of Red Clocks by Leni Zumas, I said I’d write a future essay that went into more details of specific aspects of the story and writing. Well here I am, making good on that promise!