Fiction, Horror, Mystery/Thriller

Kayla reviews HANNAH-BEAST

★★★★★ Genre: HorrorFormat: AudiobookLength: 1hr 23minBuy: Hannah-Beast: Dark Corners Collection, Book 1 Summary from Goodreads: The fate of a lonely girl becomes part of a town’s shameful secret history in Thriller Award winner Jennifer McMahon’s terrifying story of guilt, retribution, and one tragic Halloween night. Thirty-four years ago, on October 31, poor Hannah Talbott took… Continue reading Kayla reviews HANNAH-BEAST

Horror, Mystery/Thriller


★★★★ Genre: HorrorFormat: AudiobookLength: 4hrs 21minsBuy: The Torment of Rachel Ames Summary: Suffering from writer's block, novelist Rachel Ames escapes to a lake cabin to calm her mind and regain a sense of herself. The location is perfect. Isolated. Beautiful. Inspiring. It even comes with a good-looking landlord who shows an interest in her. But… Continue reading Kayla reviews THE TORMENT OF RACHEL AMES

Fiction, Horror, Mystery/Thriller


★★★★★ Genre: ThrillerLength: 336 PagesPublication date: June 29, 2021Buy: Survive the Night: A Novel Summary from Goodreads: It's November 1991. George H. W. Bush is in the White House, Nirvana's in the tape deck, and movie-obsessed college student Charlie Jordan is in a car with a man who might be a serial killer. Josh Baxter,… Continue reading Kayla Reviews SURVIVE THE NIGHT

Horror, Mystery/Thriller

Kayla Reviews FINAL GIRLS

★★★★★ Genre: Thriller/HorrorLength: 352 pagesBuy: Final Girls: A Novel Summary from Goodreads: Ten years ago, college student Quincy Carpenter went on vacation with five friends and came back alone, the only survivor of a horror movie–scale massacre. In an instant, she became a member of a club no one wants to belong to—a group of… Continue reading Kayla Reviews FINAL GIRLS

Fiction, Horror


★★★★★ Genre: SuspensePages: 336Publication: TodayBuy: The Drowning Kind Summary: When social worker Jax receives nine missed calls from her older sister, Lexie, she assumes that it’s just another one of her sister’s episodes. Manic and increasingly out of touch with reality, Lexie has pushed Jax away for over a year. But the next day, Lexie… Continue reading Kayla Reviews THE DROWNING KIND

Fiction, Horror, Mystery/Thriller

Kayla’s Audiobook Review: LOCK EVERY DOOR

★★★★★ So, I'm back to reading some Riley Sager novels, and this one was definitely worth every adrenaline-pumping moment! Summary: Jules Larsen has just landed a job that is absolutely too good to be true--she's is being paid twelve grand to be an apartment-sitter at the prestigious Bartholomew in Manhattan. Sure, she has to follow… Continue reading Kayla’s Audiobook Review: LOCK EVERY DOOR

Fiction, Horror

Kayla’s Book Review: MEXICAN GOTHIC

Mexican Gothic, by Silvia Moreno-Garcia ★★★★ I finished this novel, which I'm sure will be a gothic classic, just in time for Halloween, and it was the perfect book to put me in a spooky mood. It's unsettling and pretty creepy at times, but it won't be keeping me up at nights. Summary It's the… Continue reading Kayla’s Book Review: MEXICAN GOTHIC

Horror, Top Ten

Kayla’s Top Ten Tuesday: Top Classic Horror Stories

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week's topic is a "Halloween freebie," so I've compiled a list… Continue reading Kayla’s Top Ten Tuesday: Top Classic Horror Stories

Horror, Lists

October 25 Six for Sunday: Scary stories/characters

#SixforSunday is a blog feature started by A Little but A Lot in 2017. It’s a weekly blog post where you get to share 6 books which fill a certain prompt. In October, we are celebrating pumpkin spice!We’re talking the sweet and the scary. The days are getting darker, so the prompts are some scarier. Being the week… Continue reading October 25 Six for Sunday: Scary stories/characters

Fiction, Horror


★★★★ Guess who just finished her scary read of the year? That's right, Kayla did it, and she will never read another scary book ever again. I'll also quit referring to myself in 3rd person because that's annoying. I saw this book all over bookstagram and elsewhere and thought it would be the perfect book… Continue reading Freaky Friday: HOME BEFORE DARK