Tag: Horror October


Life of a Blogger: Halloween!

Life of a Blogger: Halloween!

Full list of Life of a Blogger topics. Last week’s topic: Origin of your name This week’s topic: Halloween I’ve always loved Halloween. I love horror and scary things! Growing up, it was always tradition to go out trick-or-treating with my parents. There was always a big event at my campground where everyone sat on the tables with candy and the kids would go through the tables. It was awesome! I really, really miss trick-or-treating. I loved it so much that […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 30 October, 2014 | 6 Comments
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Books I Didn’t Finish: October 2014

Books I Didn’t Finish: October 2014

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs Series: Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children Genre: Horror, Young Adult Published by Quirk (6.7.2011) Hardcover, 352 pages Source: Library     A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of very curious photographs. It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, an unforgettable novel that mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling reading experience. As our story opens, a horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 29 October, 2014 | 7 Comments
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Review: Lockdown by Alexander Gordon Smith

Review: Lockdown by Alexander Gordon Smith

Why oh why did I wait so long to pick this one up?! It’s been sitting on my shelf forever, but it was never really one that I was super interested in. While perusing my shelves for something horror that could also count toward the Rewind Challenge, I discovered this one. I’m SO glad I did! This book was pretty freaking awesome! There wasn’t a dull moment in this entire book. EVER. Seriously, it was non-stop, heart-pounding action! The first […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 27 October, 2014 | 7 Comments
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Review: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

Review: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

I have heard of this book through many bloggers, and have seen TONS of glowing reviews for it. I’ve seen people talk about how it changed their life. (This was actually my first foray into the Middle Grade genre.) Honestly, I don’t even know how to review and rate this because this book didn’t really do anything for me. It was deep…almost too deep for the audience it was meant for. But at the same time, it felt like kind of […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 24 October, 2014 | 5 Comments
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Review: The Farm by Emily McKay

Review: The Farm by Emily McKay

This book was just….there. It wasn’t bad necessarily, but it wasn’t really all that good either. I felt NOTHING while reading. Absolutely nothing. No intrigue, no disgust (and there were plenty of disgusting things), no emotion whatsoever. Not good. I think that’s what ultimately scored such a low rating for this book is that I didn’t give a crap about the story or the characters. Even when things were actually happening I didn’t care. There was no anticipation, no suspense. The whole abductura […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 21 October, 2014 | 4 Comments
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Movie Review: Oculus

Movie Review: Oculus

Oculus Directed by Mike Flanagan 4.11.2014 Rated R 104 minutes See on IMDb The twenty-one year-old Timothy “Tim” Allen Russell is discharged from a mental institution by his psychiatric Dr. Shawn Graham completely healed from a childhood trauma. His sister Kaylie welcomes him in the parking area and brings him home. Then she tells that they need to destroy an ancient mirror that she has just bought in an auction. The reluctant Tim follows his sister and has fragmented recollections […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 20 October, 2014 | 9 Comments
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