Yesterday, I celebrated 5 years of "Bookstagram". It occurred to me that where I'm at right now in my career is entirely dependent on the fact that 5 years ago, I chose to turn my personal Instagram account into a "Bookstagram" account.
If you didn't know, the hashtag #bookstagram is a little corner of the bookish universe hosted on the photo-driven app Instagram. If you click on the hashtag, you'll learn that there are over 54M photos. Basically, Instagram accounts created by book nerds dedicated to reading, reviewing, and...
With the holiday season upon us many of us are feeling overwhelmed and stuck and while we are all stuck staying inside there’s no reason to stay stuck in a reading slump! I asked my fellow Nightworms their suggestions for breaking out of a reading slump and came up with this list of Slumpbusters:
Ring Shout was my most recent slump breaker.
"Moving on so many levels"
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EXITORS by M. Seamus Reed
EXITORS 1: Review by The Horror Hypothesis
I'm a huge sucker for the "ancient curse gets released" trope. I'm currently rapidly refreshing a story about archaeologists in Egypt who recently cracked open a sarcophagus that is 2500 years old.
What could go wrong, right?
THE GREEN KANGAROOS by Jessica McHugh
*Editors note: THE GREEN KANGAROOS was included in our February 2020 "Horror Addiction" package
“The Green Kangaroos” by Jessica McHugh, like any addiction horror, is about feelings. Some authors explore feelings of grief and loss, others explore body horror or the supernatural. McHugh explores desperation, but gives it a twist by exploring it from different perspectives.
“The Green Kangaroos” is a dystopian novel set in 2099 Baltimore. Being local to the...