Horror, Mystery/Thriller

Kayla reviews THE TORMENT OF RACHEL AMES

★★★★ 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, Mystery/Thriller

Kayla Reviews THE BEST MYSTERY STORIES OF THE YEAR: 2021

★★★★★ Genre: Short Story/mysterFormat: AudiobookLength: 14hrs 7minsBuy: The Best Mystery Stories of the Year: 2021 Thank you to #NetGalley for the advanced copy of this amazing anthology. Being mystery author myself, this was a must-read for me. Summary: Under the auspices of New York City's legendary mystery fiction specialty bookstore, The Mysterious Bookshop, and aided… Continue reading Kayla Reviews THE BEST MYSTERY STORIES OF THE YEAR: 2021

Fiction, Horror

Kayla’s Freaky Friday: Why CARMILLA is Better than Dracula

So, if you follow this blog, you know I hold a fair share of unpopular opinions, so I thought I'd bring this one out in the sunlight to burn in the warm golden glow: I think that J. Sheridan Le Fanu's Carmilla is better than Bram Stoker's Dracula. But first I should probably tell you… Continue reading Kayla’s Freaky Friday: Why CARMILLA is Better than Dracula

Fantasy, Humor

Kayla’s Review for HOW TO DEFEAT A DEMON KING IN TEN EASY STEPS–my first review for an audiobook!

★★★★★ Do you like videogames? More specifically, have you ever heard of a little game series called The Legend of Zelda? Well, Andrew Rowe certainly has, and he wrote this hilarious novel that both celebrates and parodies the series. It's a sweet little homage that tenderly yet consistently pokes fun at its source material. In… Continue reading Kayla’s Review for HOW TO DEFEAT A DEMON KING IN TEN EASY STEPS–my first review for an audiobook!