Book: Doctor Sleep by Stephen King (2013) Movie: Doctor Sleep (2019) Reviewer: Jeriann Age/Genre: Adult Paranormal Fiction, Thriller, Suspense, Horror Content Notes: Racial Stereotypes and Slurs, Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Rape, Sexualization of Children, Torture and Murdering of Children, 9/11 I didn’t know there was a sequel to The Shining until I saw a bunch…
Halloween is fast approaching! So, in the spirit of the season, I decided to read a thriller that includes zombies, automatons, cyborgs, alchemy, and people with mutation-caused fishy qualities.
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.
Today is International Podcast Day! I don’t listen to a ton of podcasts, but I did know that there are several podcasts that are based on books, have books based on them, or talk about book-related topics.
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.
This collection contains short stories (and one novella) with a creepy/horror vibe, starring strong women who aren’t limited to stereotypical “female” interests or behaviors.
I found The Bus on Thursday on yet another “Read More Women” list on Electric Literature. It looked intriguing, so I did a little research. I kept seeing mash-up descriptions like ”Bridget Jones crossed with the Shining,” “Where’d you go Bernadette meets the Turn of the Screw,” and “Bridget Jones meets The Exorcist in Twin Peaks.” I love almost all of these things, so I figured this would be a good one to check out.
Last year, my husband Michael and I saw Gerald’s Game on Netflix. Below, I’ll break down some of the major differences between the book and the movie.