News — 2019
BOOK REVIEW: Cassie Shares Her Thoughts on: I AM NOT YOUR FINAL GIRL by Claire C. Holland
Title: I Am Not Your Final Girl
Authors: Claire C. Holland
Page Count: 91 pages
Rating: 5 ✨
Perfect for fans of: Poetry, horror cinema, feminism
“If I could float up above my own tired / bones, change my mother’s-hands into talons, / rip out the root of this unrest, would I?”
From Amelia |The Babadook (2014)
This is one of my all-time favorite books, and I’m shocked that I don’t already...
BOOK REVIEW: Mindi's Thoughts on THE TERRIBLE THING THAT HAPPENS by Carlton Mellick
I swear I haven't read a Mellick book that I haven't loved. He's just so good at taking absolutely absurd ideas and situations and making them so entertaining. This is another one that I read in a single sitting, and I think that's also part of the appeal. His books are like a delicious meal that can be savored and finished in a short space of time. You know that the entrée is going to be something odd that you've never had before, but by the end, you will definitely want to try more of...
Project Willoughby: A Holiday Announcement From Todd Keisling
A HOLIDAY ANNOUNCEMENT FROM TODD KEISLING
Earlier this year, I announced a partnership with Bloodshot Books regarding a secret project titled “Project: Willoughby.” Here’s what I had to say then:
“This post is the last time I’m going to talk about it here until it’s done. It’s likely that when the project is done, you’ll have forgotten all about the project, as it’s not expected to be complete until 2020–but for now, I’m telling you it exists so you don’t think I’m not...
Side By Side Review: Donnie, Andrew, Tav on IMAGINARY FRIEND by Stephen Chbosky
IMAGINARY FRIEND: Review by The Horror Hypothesis
When I heard that Stephen Chbosky was moving into the horror genre nearly 20 years after gracing the world with the flawless coming of age novel, THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER, I was thrilled. I absolutely love when writers branch out and explore different genres and I had a strong feeling that Chbosky’s foray into horror would be successful due to the literary chops he flashed throughout TPOBAW. However, I am sad to say that at the end of this novel I was left feeling heavy disappointment. The first...