Tag: Horror

Review: Hold Back the Tide by Melinda Salisbury

Review: Hold Back the Tide by Melinda Salisbury
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on September 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Wow. I don’t really know what I expected going in. I saw Cait’s (@paperfury) review where she said “this book softly held my hand, lead me to the edge of a cliff, and then shoved me straight on off” and went and bought it instantly. I didn’t even really know what genre it was – the synopsis is very vague, so I thought it was a contemporary pushing thriller with maybe some possible paranormal elements. What I got was NOTHING […]

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Audiobook Review: Rules for Vanishing by Kate Alice Marshall

Audiobook Review: Rules for Vanishing by Kate Alice Marshall
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on August 7, 2020 | 1 Comment

This book was suuuper creepy!! I love how twisted and bizarre it was. It was definitely dark and atmospheric – this would have been a perfect Halloween read! I didn’t think it was scary, but definitely disturbing at times. That was 100% the selling point of this book for me! I adore the dark and disturbing and this book was full of it. My main complaint about it, though, is that I couldn’t connect to any of the characters. I […]

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[Horror October] Review: Pitch Dark by Courtney Alameda

[Horror October] Review: Pitch Dark by Courtney Alameda
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on October 26, 2018 | 1 Comment

Holy WOW, that was intense!!!! I have to admit that this one started out a bit rocky. When I first met Tuck, it seemed like his narrative was trying too hard to be a cocky teenage male. (Also, there was an unnecessary comparison of his shrunken balls to walnuts, like why??) But in the first few pages this book grabs you by the balls (see, now he’s got me talking about balls) and doesn’t let go! The monsters in this book – mourners, […]

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[Horror October] Review: Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

[Horror October] Review: Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on October 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Fear is a hungry beast. The more you feed it, the more it grows. I have been putting this book off for SO long! To be honest, the hype was a bit intimidating. It’s also Historical, which is so not my thing. So I wasn’t sure how I’d feel about this one. As it turns out, I’m somewhere in the middle. I did enjoy it, but I didn’t love it. I don’t know what it is about a Historical setting that […]

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[Horror October] Review: The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White

[Horror October] Review: The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on October 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Did I read an entirely different book than everyone else read?! I am 1000% disappointed in this. This is the second Kiersten white novel that didn’t work for me, and I confess I’m starting to lose faith in her books. For being a rather short book, it was INSANELY boring. Basically nothing happened for 95% of this book. The first exciting scene is nearly 70 pages in (in the ARC, anyway), then the next thing to happen is yet another […]

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Review: Contagion by Erin Bowman

Review: Contagion by Erin Bowman
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on August 10, 2018 | 1 Comment

It’s been a while since I read this, so this will be a short review. But I really enjoyed it! This one was SUPER creepy, I loved that about it! It had a very strong Alien meets Pitch Black feel to it (which basically means it was awesome). It was incredibly fast paced and cinematic! I loved the mystery to it in the beginning – you don’t know much about what’s going on, and it keeps you interested. This would make […]

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