The Farm by Joanne Ramos Review

Happy Friday, I never thought it would get here!

The Farm by Joanne Ramos Released May 2019

Audiobook  |  Goodreads  | Amazon 13 hours, 54 minutes 

Nestled in the Hudson Valley is a sumptuous retreat boasting every amenity: organic meals, private fitness trainers, daily massages—and all of it for free. In fact, you get paid big money—more than you've ever dreamed of—to spend a few seasons in this luxurious locale. The catch? For nine months, you belong to the Farm. You cannot leave the grounds; your every move is monitored. Your former life will seem a world away as you dedicate yourself to the all-consuming task of producing the perfect baby for your ├╝berwealthy clients.

Jane, an immigrant from the Philippines and a struggling single mother, is thrilled to make it through the highly competitive Host selection process at the Farm. But now pregnant, fragile, consumed with worry for her own young daughter's well-being, Jane grows desperate to reconnect with her life outside. Yet she …

The Resurrectionists by Michael Patrick Hicks Review

Happy Monday, everyone! I am back with a new review.

The Resurrectionists by Michael Patrick HicksReleased June 2019

Dark Fiction  |  Goodreads  | Amazon Having won his emancipation after fighting on the side of the colonies during the American Revolution, Salem Hawley is a free man. Only a handful of years after the end of British rule, Hawley finds himself drawn into a new war unlike anything he has ever seen.

New York City is on the cusp of a new revolution as the science of medicine advances, but procuring bodies for study is still illegal. Bands of resurrectionists are stealing corpses from New York cemeteries, and women of the night are disappearing from the streets, only to meet grisly ends elsewhere.

After a friend’s family is robbed from their graves, Hawley is compelled to fight back against the wave of exhumations plaguing the Black cemetery. Little does he know, the theft of bodies is key to far darker arts being performed by the resurrectionists. If successful, the work of the…

One Star by The Behrg Review

Reviewer friends, you must read this 20 page story! I am even coming out of hiding to share this with you and IT IS FREE!

One Star by The BehrgReleased July 20, 2019

Dark Fiction  |  Goodreads  | Amazon Every action has a consequence. But when Li posts a one-star review of a novel on her book blog, the results are far more frightening than she could ever have imagined. Not every story was meant to have a happy ending.

ONE STAR is a previously unpublished horror short story, being released in The Behrg's upcoming short story collection--"The Passengers You Cannot See." It is the author's love letter to book bloggers and reviewers, and thus is being offered as a free download to any book reviewer in part to thank all those who have been a part of the author's journey. And if you haven't yet been a part, there's no better time than now to jump in that car and ride along. Oh, the vistas you will see.

For more free fiction, including the critically acclaimed story …

State of the Blog

Happy Monday bookish friends! I am coming out of hibernation to let you know that I am putting this little blog on hiatus. I'm having trouble keeping up with all of the things and projects I am currently involved in and I feel terrible when I can't return visits or even answer comments in a timely manner. I do not want to be one of those websites who posts their thoughts and walks away and can't be bothered to interact with anyone.That's not what this is about for me. This blog is a reading log but also an outlet to interact with all of you lovely people who continue to visit me even when I'm the worst blogger in blogland. This blog will stay up and you may see a post here or there from me but I can't commit to any type of regular schedule at this time. *cries*

I will be focusing most of my energies on various Ladies of Horror Fiction projects as well as contributing to Horror After Dark. I hope to see you all around either place. I'll also be on Twitter b…

Terminal by Michaelbrent Collings Review

"If you leave, you die!"

Terminal by Michaelbrent CollingsReleased April 24, 2019

Dark Fiction  |  Goodreads | Amazon All passengers, please prepare for departure…

An employee, a cop, and five prisoners; a prisoner, a stowaway, and a madman.

These are the people waiting at the Lawton bus terminal. Mostly late-night travelers who want nothing more than to get to their destinations, and employees who want nothing more than to get through the graveyard shift.

But when a strange, otherworldly fog rolls in, the night changes to nightmare. Because something hides in the fog. Something powerful. Something strange. Something... inhuman.

Soon, those in the terminal have been cut off from the rest of the world. No phones, no computers. Just ten strangers in the terminal... and The Other.

The Other is the force in the mist. The Other is the thing that has captured them. And The Other wants to play a game. 

The rules are simple:

1) The people in the terminal must choose a single person from among…

8 More Amazing Book Recommendations from the Reading Experts (2)

This is post #2 in my Twitter fueled Amazing Book Recommendations series. If you missed the first one you can read it here.

These posts celebrate the amazing people that make up the book loving community on Twitter. These readers generously shared their most recent five star reads so the rest of us can go buy more books! I think it's safe to say that there is likely something for everybody here. Please visit their links and befriend them and also hold on tight to your wallets because we are here to tempt away all of your money! Click on any cover to go to the Goodreads page.

Fantasy/HumorGOOD OMENS by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaimen According to The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch (the world's only completely accurate book of prophecies, written in 1655, before she exploded), the world will end on a Saturday. Next Saturday, in fact. Just before dinner.

So the armies of Good and Evil are amassing, Atlantis is rising, frogs are falling, tempers are flaring.…

Little Darlings by Melanie Golding Review

This book was such a sinister little surprise!

Little Darlings by Melanie GoldingReleased April 2019

Thriller / Dark Fiction  |  Goodreads | Amazon “Mother knows best” takes on a sinister new meaning in this unsettling thriller perfect for fans of Neil Gaiman and Grimms’ Fairy Tales.

Everyone says Lauren Tranter is exhausted, that she needs rest. And they’re right; with newborn twins, Morgan and Riley, she’s never been more tired in her life. But she knows what she saw: that night, in her hospital room, a woman tried to take her babies and replace them with her own…creatures. Yet when the police arrived, they saw no one. Everyone, from her doctor to her husband, thinks she’s imagining things.

A month passes. And one bright summer morning, the babies disappear from Lauren’s side in a park. But when they’re found, something is different about them. The infants look like Morgan and Riley―to everyone else. But to Lauren, something is off. As everyone around her celebrates their return, Lauren …

The Nowhere Child by Christian White

A woman's life is turned upside down when a stranger tells her she is not who she thinks she is. What?! You know I love this stuff and this is a great secrets book!

The Nowhere Child by Christian WhiteReleased February 2018

Thriller |  Goodreads  |  Amazon Kimberly Leamy is a photography teacher in Melbourne, Australia. Twenty-six years earlier, Sammy Went, a two-year old girl vanished from her home in Manson, Kentucky. An American accountant who contacts Kim is convinced she was that child, kidnapped just after her birthday. She cannot believe the woman who raised her, a loving social worker who died of cancer four years ago, crossed international lines to steal a toddler.

On April 3rd, 1990, Jack and Molly Went’s daughter Sammy disappeared from the inside their Kentucky home. Already estranged since the girl’s birth, the couple drifted further apart as time passed. Jack did his best to raise and protect his other daughter and son while Molly found solace in her faith. The Church of …

Need An Amazing Book? Here's 8 of Them Curated by the Experts! (1)

Most days I feel as if Twitter is an energy suck, a happiness vampire, and a seething a pit of negativity. If you've spent any amount of time there you will know what I mean. It is easy to fall into a pit of despair if you spend too much time scrolling but as much as Twitter wounds my heart it is also a wonderful place where creatives, readers and introverts of all kinds can connect. Our not-so-little book community comprised of readers & writers LOVES books and these people know their stuff so you can feel safe with their recommendations. I am going to start a new series to celebrate the amazing people that make up the community and I will share their most recent five star reads on these posts. I think it's safe to say that there is likely something for everybody here. Please visit their links and befriend them and also hold on tight to your wallets because we are here to tempt away all of your money! Click on any cover to go to the Goodreads page.

Historial FictionTHE IL…