[Listicle] – 10 Read Aloud Recommendations for Introducing Young Kids to Horror, Supernatural, and Scary Stories

Little Blue Truck HalloweenBy Alice Schertle Illustrated by Jill McElmurry Tiny tots will love this introduction to Halloween stories featuring their favourite board book buddy, Little blue truck!   If your child is already in love with Little Blue Truck (a super fun baby/toddler friendly board book for story time with colourful and lively illustrations)Continue reading “[Listicle] – 10 Read Aloud Recommendations for Introducing Young Kids to Horror, Supernatural, and Scary Stories”

[Review] – The Brides of Hanover Block

By Gregor Xane Gregor Xane is fastly becoming my favorite Bizarro(?) author. Is that what you call it? Edward Lorn is on record saying that you can call Gregor bizarro, but really he is a (speculative) fiction writer. Here is what I do know. This books takes you out there, way out there, to someContinue reading “[Review] – The Brides of Hanover Block”

[Review] – Screamscapes: Tales of Terror

By Evans Light This is a great collection of stories. Some authors just speak to you. There are a lot of great authors out there, but sometimes you (the reader) and the writer just click. I am starting to feel that with Evans Light’s writing. I can’t really explain it, but the pages of hisContinue reading “[Review] – Screamscapes: Tales of Terror”

[Mini Reviews] – Quick Takes for Quick Reads

By Andrew Redman Nightfall (Nightmareland Book 1) – by Daniel Barnett 5 out of 5 Darkness has come suddenly. One moment the sun is there, the next it’s gone. People are losing their minds. Terrible things are happening. And no one knows why. Nightfall sets up for something as ambitious and devastating as The Stand.Continue reading “[Mini Reviews] – Quick Takes for Quick Reads”

[REVIEW] The Stranger – by Steve Stred

Is it me or is there something about the woods that just creeps you the hell out? The paranoia, The isolation, The bluntness and finality of knowing you’re either getting out or not?  Steve Stred’s The Stranger takes all of your childhood fears of the forest and manifest them into a story that is dark,Continue reading “[REVIEW] The Stranger – by Steve Stred”