March & April’s Insomnia-Fuelled Book Haul

One of my really bad habits when I’m supremely stressed out is shopping, specifically book shopping. I tend to go to the library to help me with this compulsive behaviour, however, I now work every single day during the same exact hours that the Libs is open for business, which has taken away my ability to healthily treat my stress shopping habits. So… when insomnia has stricken over the last month or so, I have ventured into the dark and tempting territories of the Amazon Kindle eBook store.

The Haunting of Ashburn House: A Slow-Burn Supernatural Horror Perfect for Fans of Crimson Peak – Book Review

The Haunting of Ashburn House by Darcy Coates is a Gothic horror novel about a woman named Adrienne who inherits a creepy old house from her late great aunt, which couldn’t have occurred at a more opportune moment as Adrienne was about to find herself homeless! After moving in with her floofy kitty, Wolfgang, Adrienne starts to realise that the house has quite the morbid history

The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix: A Superb Exploration of Anti-Feminism Qualities within Slasher Film via a Phenomenal Crime Thriller – Book Review

The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix is a horror, slasher novel by the same author of The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires and My Best Friend’s Exorcism. When a member of a support group of final girls ends up dead, a dangerous intrigue unfolds. Is someone killing off the remaining survivors? Has one of the member’s finally gone insane via intense PTSD?  Or there is an even greater plot at play?

Caturday Reads: Horror Chills, Trans Discourse, & Heartfelt Manga – FEATURING KHEB’s KINGLY COMMENTARY

Good day, Foul Beings of BiblioNyan. Welcome to my hooman’s long-vacant blog space. They have had much more vital things to tend to these last few months, such as my grooming and pampering and special kibble preparations, as well as reading to me while I slumber to ensure lovely dreams of mice murder mayhem, and of course the constant dedication to doting of my utmost beauty. I typically do not require any introductions for I am the Supreme Being of All, however, I shall make an acceptance of your

Cold Moon Over Babylon by Michael McDowell: A Superb Southern Gothic Horror about Screwed-Up Town Tragedies – Book Review

Cold Moon Over Babylon by Michael McDowell is a Southern Gothic horror story that follows the Larkin family. In the 1960s, they had the great misfortune of undergoing a terrifying tragedy that would only repeat itself twenty years later. As a result, many spooky supernatural things start occurring in their small Southern town of Babylon including

Home Before Dark by Riley Sager: A Horrifying Haunted House Thriller Worth the Nightmares It’ll Give You – Book Review

Home Before Dark by Riley Sager is a Gothic horror mystery thriller about a woman named Maggie who returns to a house that she has no memory of residing in. All she knows about the house—Baneberry Hall—is the controversial nonfiction book her dad had written about it, flinging her family into an incredibly stressful limelight that’s followed her since childhood. When her dad dies

Awakened by James S. Murray & Darren Wearmouth: A Cinematic Creature-Feature Sci-Fi Treat – Book Review

Awakened by James S. Murray and Darren Wearmouth is a science-fiction, horror story that begins in New York City’s latest underground subway line, which is an express line that connects the city with communities across the Hudson River. On the inauguration celebration of this state-of-the-art transport system, everyone is stunned when the train’s car arrive completely devoid of human life except for the blood that splatters its walls.

Caturday Reads: Sci-Fi Horror, Dark Fantasy, & Batman Comics

This weekend, I’m continuing my comfort reading of one of my favourite dark fantasy, sword and sorcery serials of all-time and I’m also hoping to dive into a genre that I’ve been craving for the better part of two weeks, sci-fi horror! Additionally, I’ve got a decent stack of comics to entertain me if my ADHD with novels gets to be a bit much, of which I shared my most-anticipated pick.

18 Best Books of March & April 2021

March and April were about average reading months for me. I spent most of my time reading through manga because my ability to focus on novels have been quite moody. Nonetheless, I found some great graphic novels to enjoy that helped me to stay in the reading groove for the most part, which I’m grateful for. Towards the end of April, I finally found my out of the rut pit and was able to read a few fantasy novels.

Alien by Alan Dean Foster: A Fantastically Cheesy Yet Psychological Novelisation of One of the Greatest Horror Films of All-Time – Book Review

Alien by Alan Dean Foster is the novelisation of the 1979 sci-fi, psychological horror film of the same name. It follows the crew of a commercial space tug named Nostromo who are awakened from hyper-sleep when the ship’s AI detects a distress beacon emanating from a planet not too far off their trajectory towards home. When the crew investigates, they find themselves at the business end of a deadly hunt with an extra-terrestrial creature unlike any they’ve seen or read of before.