OFF SEASON | Jack Ketchum 1980 | 47North 5/5 stars September. A beautiful New York editor retreats to a lonely cabin on a hill in the quiet Maine beach town of Dead River—off season—awaiting her sister and friends. Nearby, a savage human family with a taste for flesh lurks in the darkening woods, watching, waiting … Continue reading Book Review: Off Season
KILL RIVER | Cameron Roubique(Kill River #1)08.01.2015 | Independently PublishedRating: 3.5/5 stars In the summer of 1983, thirteen-year-old Cyndi and her three new-found friends Stacy, Zack, and Brad decide to sneak away from their summer camp in the middle of the night by rafting down the nearby rivers. After spending a tense night lost in … Continue reading Book Review: Kill River
COLD AS HELL | Rhett C. Bruno & Jaime Castle (Black Badge #1) 05.24.2022 | Blackstone Publishing Rating: 3/5 stars In the West, there are worse things to fear than bandits and outlaws. Demons. Monsters. Witches. James Crowley's sacred duty as a Black Badge is to hunt them down and send them packing, banishing them … Continue reading Book Review: Cold as Hell
THINGS WE DO IN THE DARK | Jennifer Hillier 07.19.2022 | Minotaur Books Rating: 4.5/5 stars When Paris Peralta is arrested in her own bathroom—covered in blood, holding a straight razor, her celebrity husband dead in the bathtub behind her—she knows she'll be charged with murder. But as bad as this looks, it's not what … Continue reading Book Review: Things We Do In the Dark
THE SECOND HUSBAND | Kate White 06.28.2022 | Harper Rating: 3.5/5 stars Recovering from the unsolved murder of her first husband, Derrick, thirtysomething Emma Hawke has built a new life with Tom, a handsome, successful, and loving widower who finally makes her feel safe again. Then one day a police detective shows up at their … Continue reading Book Review: The Second Husband
THE COUNSELORS | Jessica Goodman05.31.2022 | Razorbill4.5/5 stars Sisters by choice. That’s how Goldie and her best friends, Ava and Imogen, define their friendship, which formed years ago at Camp Alpine Lake. This year, Goldie is back at camp as a counselor, desperate for summer to start and for Ava and Imo to arrive. With … Continue reading Book Review: The Counselors
WHAT MOVES THE DEAD | T. Kingfisher 07.12.2022 | Tor Nightfire Rating: 4.5/5 stars When Alex Easton, a retired soldier, receives word that their childhood friend Madeline Usher is dying, they race to the ancestral home of the Ushers in the remote countryside of Ruritania. What they find there is a nightmare of fungal growths … Continue reading Book Review: What Moves the Dead
What are your reading goals for July? Mine are to pick and choose from this amazing stack of possibilities and hopefully find a few new favorites. I've already read What Moves The Dead and absolutely enjoyed it! It's based on Poe's The Fall of the House of Usher and I highly recommend reading that short … Continue reading July TBR!