Constantine: The Hellblazer, Vol. 1 : Going Down by Ming Doyle, Illustrated by Riley Rossmo

*Disclaimer: I received this ARC in return for an honest review. A huge thank you to DC Comics and Edelweiss for this ARC.* First Published: 16 February 2016 Format: ARC E-Book (Edelweiss) Genre: Graphic Novels, Fantasy, Horror Rating: Find this book on goodreads New series introduction to anti-hero (Graphic novels not for me) As this … Continue reading Constantine: The Hellblazer, Vol. 1 : Going Down by Ming Doyle, Illustrated by Riley Rossmo

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Monsterland by Michael Phillip Cash

First published: October 3rd, 2015 Challenges Met: Around the Year in 52 Books (Week 43. A book about a thing that goes bump in the night) Clean Out Your E-Reads Reading Challenge Horror Reading Challenge Netgalley & Edelweiss Reading Challenge My Rating:  *I was provided a copy of this book from netgalley.com in exchange for … Continue reading Monsterland by Michael Phillip Cash

Apocalypse Idaho by Rich Lundeen

First published: January 29th, 2015 2015 Popsugar RC Category: A Book You Own But Have Never Read My Star Rating: *I won this book through goodread's First Reads program* BLUF: Pass! This would make a good movie, but is not a good book. (A movie would likely take away the unnecessary asides and analogies that … Continue reading Apocalypse Idaho by Rich Lundeen

2016 Horror Reading Challenge

. Challenge Name: 2016 Horror Reading Challenge Blog/Sign Up Link: 2016 Horror Reading Challenge Sign Up! Hosted By: Books, Movies, Reviews! Oh My! and Cornerfolds Challenge Dates: 1 Jan 2016 through 31 Dec 2016 Sign-up Restrictions: Open until 15 Oct 2016, Must use linky to link reviews on host site in order for it to … Continue reading 2016 Horror Reading Challenge

Stay Out of the Basement (Goosebumps, #2) by R.L. Stine

First published: July 1992 2015 Popsugar RC Category: Book From Your Childhood My Star Rating: BLUF: Good for its target age, not so good if you’re any older. I re-read this as a part of the 2015 Popsugar Challenge as a book from my childhood. I loved Goosebumps as a kid. They scared me, entertained … Continue reading Stay Out of the Basement (Goosebumps, #2) by R.L. Stine

Jurassic Park (Jurassic Park, #1) by Michael Crichton

First published: November 16th, 1990 2015 Popsugar RC Category: Book That Came Out The Year You Were Born My Star Rating: BLUF: This book is exactly how you think it will be. Good, but dated. Plot: Eccentric Billionaire, John Hammond, owns a bioengineering firm which ventures into the re-creation of dinosaurs with the purpose of … Continue reading Jurassic Park (Jurassic Park, #1) by Michael Crichton

Ashley Bell (Ashley Bell, #1) by Dean Koontz

First published: December 8th, 2015 2015 Popsugar RC Category: Book with More Than 500 Pages My Star Rating: BLUF: Good book for those who like to love their characters and for those who are able to remove their Dean Koontz expectations. (Good book, but not the Dean Koontz most of us adore.) **I was provided … Continue reading Ashley Bell (Ashley Bell, #1) by Dean Koontz

The Box: Uncanny Stories, by Richard Matheson

First published: April 1st, 2008 2015 Popsugar RC Category: Book of Short Stories My Star Rating: BLUF: Short stories aren’t my thing, but I enjoyed the twisted humor. Button, Button: Short and sweet [spoiler:instant karma]. I would be happy with a full-length novel on this concept. (Plot: Couple gets a button that, if pushed, would … Continue reading The Box: Uncanny Stories, by Richard Matheson

The Black Tongue, by Marko Hautala (Translated by Jenni Salmi)

First Published (in another language): April 28th, 2014 This Version Published: September 22nd, 2015 2015 Popsugar RC Category: Book Originally Written in Another Language My Star Rating: BLUF: This is a worthwhile read, but contains some odd (but infrequent) sexual content. **I was provided a copy of this book from netgalley.com in exchange for an … Continue reading The Black Tongue, by Marko Hautala (Translated by Jenni Salmi)

Bad Bones by Graham Marks

First published: October 1st, 2014 This Version Published: May 4th, 2015 My Star Rating: BLUF: Skip this one. **I was provided a copy of this book from netgalley.com in exchange for an honest review** Okay, okay.. I will fess up. I only downloaded this book from netgalley because my boyfriend’s son said the cover looked … Continue reading Bad Bones by Graham Marks