Random Musings: Slightly Spooky/Creepy/Horror-ish Books, Games, Movies, & More for Scaredy Cats

Random Musings: Slightly Spooky/Creepy/Horror-ish Books, Games, Movies, & More for Scaredy Cats

I know it's a bit late this year since October is almost over, but blog posts are timeless! And perhaps I'll add to this list in the future if I discover more slightly spooky stuff to recommend (which is why I included the "and more" bit, since I might end up adding podcasts or something), since who knows if I'll ever find enough in the future to make a whole part two. Anyway, I don't normally...
 
Book Review: Firelands (The Savage Land Book 2) by Michael Jensen [Audiobook]

Book Review: Firelands (The Savage Land Book 2) by Michael Jensen [Audiobook]

It's 1799 and Cole is traveling through the Ohio Frontier when he's attacked by a strange creature, but he escapes and is rescued by Pakim, a Native American man he finds himself strangely attracted to, and helped by some men in the town he was headed to. The creature is still out there though, and as people start dying, Cole and his new friends find themselves in a fight for their...
 
Mini Reviews: Graphic Novels – The Wicked + The Divine Vol. 1, The Woods Vol. 1, Y: The Last Man Vol. 1

Mini Reviews: Graphic Novels – The Wicked + The Divine Vol. 1, The Woods Vol. 1, Y: The Last Man Vol. 1

In The Wicked + The Divine Vol. 1, gods come to earth, reincarnated as pop stars, and Lucifer creates quite a stir. In The Woods Vol. 1, an entire high school is transported to a faraway planet with dangerous monsters, but it turns out the monsters aren't the only danger when the people start turning on each other. In Y: The Last Man Vol. 1, a strange plague suddenly kills every living creature...
 
Book Review: Tin Crickets by Joseph Wise

Book Review: Tin Crickets by Joseph Wise

Unhappy with the living conditions and treatment of citizens in the underwater bunker where they live, Tommy and his friends use their video camera to produce and share Riot Reels---films that expose the truth about the darkness and messed up things taking place. But one night their attempt to find the truth about unsafe food processing leads to a deadly disaster from which they might not all...
 
Mini Reviews: Classics – Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Alice in Wonderland, Dracula

Mini Reviews: Classics – Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Alice in Wonderland, Dracula

In Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, a scientist struggles with his morality while his friend tries to solve the mystery surrounding recent events. In Alice in Wonderland, a young girl falls down a rabbit hole and encounters all sorts of strange creatures. In Dracula, an infamous vampire terrorizes a town. Enjoy my mini reviews for these three...
 
Book Review: Creatures – The Legacy of Frankenstein [Anthology]

Book Review: Creatures – The Legacy of Frankenstein [Anthology]

This anthology has five stories, each inspired in their way by Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. In one, a man uses Victor's notes to figure out how to make his own creation. In the next, a couple combines taxidermy and science to resurrect a beautiful woman. In another, a man recalls his young life and his run-in with a monster. In yet another, a detective takes on a case involving stolen body parts....
 
Bookish Musings: Horror Books I’ve Read (Even Though I Don’t Read Horror)

Bookish Musings: Horror Books I’ve Read (Even Though I Don’t Read Horror)

I am a total chicken when it comes to horror. Really, I just can't handle it. I can probably count on my hands the number of scary movies I've watched, I have literally absolutely zero desire to go to things like Halloween Horror Nights, I don't particularly enjoy being scared the way some people do, and, well, I guess that has translated over into my reading since I don't really read horror...