Review: The Wishing Pool and Other Stories, by Tananarive Due (Akashic)

New Tananarive Due book klaxon!! Okay, some of these stories have already been published elsewhere, but any new work from Due is cause for celebration.  Due has broken this work into sections; Wishes, The Gracetown Stories, The Nayima Stories, and Future Shock. The Wishes section contains my favorite stories; tales with a hint of the … Continue reading Review: The Wishing Pool and Other Stories, by Tananarive Due (Akashic)

Listen for the Screams – My Favorite Free Audio Horror

If you're anything like me, you need something to block out the voices in your head as you go about your daily business. Luckily for you, I've sourced the best in free, quality horror to replace your internal monologue with unsettling tales. The Hotel - Daisy Johnson I think about Daisy Johnson's debut novel, Everything … Continue reading Listen for the Screams – My Favorite Free Audio Horror

Review: The Spite House, by Johnny Compton (Tor Nightfire)

There are so many delicious things in the plot synopsis for The Spite House, that I found it completely impossible to resist. A man fleeing his life under mysterious circumstances with his two daughters in tow - check! A job offer to stay in an old house with “pronounced paranormal activity” - big check! An … Continue reading Review: The Spite House, by Johnny Compton (Tor Nightfire)

Books Coming in Summer/Fall 2022 That I Need to Read NOW!

Alternate title: Please, lovely publishers, approve my NetGalley requests. The rest of 2022 looks absolutely amazing in terms of female-authored fiction. I will not rest until I have these books in my sweaty little bookworm mitts. Lapvona, by Ottessa Mosfegh (Penguin Press) - released June 21st, 2022 The reviews for Lapvona contain phrases like “gloomy … Continue reading Books Coming in Summer/Fall 2022 That I Need to Read NOW!