Fiction, Lists, Series

January Wrap-up 2023 Final Girls Support Group Buy How to Sell a Haunted House Buy All the Dark Places Buy The Lucky One Buy Lowcountry Getaway Buy The Socialites Guide to Murder Buy What Lies in the Woods Buy

Author Interview, Fiction, Horror, Scout and Cellar Wine

Weekly Wine: THE FINAL GIRL SUPPORT GROUP ★★★★★ Buy It's time for another Weekly Wine! This week's wine is Che Fico, a delightful Pinot Grigio that tastes like pure sunshine. Buy it from @scoutandcellar here: The book this week is THE FINAL GIRL SUPPORT GROUP by Grady Hendrix. Imagine a world where those famous slasher films from the 70's, 80's,… Continue reading Weekly Wine: THE FINAL GIRL SUPPORT GROUP

BOTM, Fiction, Lists

January 2023 BOTM Predictions Everyone in my Family has Killed Someone Buy Written by a stand-up comedian, blurbed by BOTM alums Karin Slaughter and Jane Harper, so of course this should be a choice! The Davenports Buy In 1910, the Davenports are one of the few black families of enormous wealth in the United States. Point for exploring… Continue reading January 2023 BOTM Predictions

Fiction, Mystery/Thriller, Scout and Cellar Wine

Wednesday Wine: Kayla Reviews THE OTHER SIDE OF NIGHT ★★★★★ GENRE: Thriller Buy SUMMARY The Other Side of Night begins with a man named David Asha writing about his biggest regret: his sudden separation from his son, Elliot. In his grief, David tells a story.Next, we step into the life of Harriet Kealty, a police officer trying to clear her name after a… Continue reading Wednesday Wine: Kayla Reviews THE OTHER SIDE OF NIGHT

Fiction, Romance, Series

Kayla Reviews THE BRIDE TEST

★★★★★ BUY SUMMARY Khai Diep has no feelings. Well, he feels irritation when people move his things or contentment when ledgers balance down to the penny, but not big, important emotions—like grief. And love. He thinks he's defective. His family knows better—that his autism means he just processes emotions differently. When he steadfastly avoids relationships,… Continue reading Kayla Reviews THE BRIDE TEST

Fantasy, Lists, Magical Realism

Yearly Roundup: Fantasy Part 1 Becky and Kayla are rounding up all the books they've read this year starting with the Fantasy genre. This week we talk about 8 fantasy novels we've read. Check out the links below to our reviews as well as the Amazon pages. Review: The Cicada Tree Buy Review: Fate of the Fallen Buy Review:… Continue reading Yearly Roundup: Fantasy Part 1

Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult


I read this book in June, but here I am reviewing it in November. ★★★★★ Genre: Science Fiction Buy SUMMARY Almost everyone in the small town of Splendor, Ohio, was affected when the local steel mill exploded. If you weren't a casualty of the accident yourself, chances are a loved one was. That's the case… Continue reading Kayla Reviews WHEN THE SKY FELL ON SPLENDOR

Horror, Nonfiction


★★★★★ GENRE: True Crime Buy SUMMARY From best-selling author Leslie Rule comes a collection of stories about things that go bump in the night—true accounts collected from her years of research on ghostly encounters in the United States, including revised and updated content in Rule's singular voice. Whether you’re a believer, a skeptic, or somewhere… Continue reading Kayla Reviews HAUNTED IN AMERICA

Fantasy, Fiction, Lists, Top Ten

Audiobooks for the whole Family Okay everyone, it's the holiday season. Many of you are traveling this season, and if you're like me and you have kids, you need something to keep folks occupied. This is why we've compiled a list of family friendly audiobooks to listen to on your holiday travels. Here we go!

Book Dares, Fiction, Horror, Mystery/Thriller

Kayla Reviews VERITY

★★★ Genre: Thriller Buy SUMMARY Lowen Ashleigh is a struggling writer on the brink of financial ruin when she accepts the job offer of a lifetime. Jeremy Crawford, husband of bestselling author Verity Crawford, has hired Lowen to complete the remaining books in a successful series his injured wife is unable to finish. Lowen arrives at… Continue reading Kayla Reviews VERITY