Halloween Movie Month: Week Three

Before we dive into the next week's finds, I've included a short reminder of my picture rating system. A full explanation was included last week. Characters                                Artistry                              … Continue reading Halloween Movie Month: Week Three

Returning to Fear Street with Party Games

On September 30, my first pre-ordered book ever made its way to me from Barnes and Noble--Party Games by R.L. Stine. I anticipated this book because of the indelible mark the Fear Street series left on me as a young reader. Stine wrote the series from 1989 to 2005 (and is reviving it now). It is … Continue reading Returning to Fear Street with Party Games

Around the Campfire with The Dark Carnival, Part II

Cozy up around the campfire with someone you love, if you dare... Today's campfire story is an excerpt from "House of Horrors" by Tyler Anne Snell anthologized in  The Dark Carnival, edited by Jolene Haley, Kristen Jett, and Jessi Shakarian. In this anthology, several authors and illustrators explore the dark and hidden dangers that lie … Continue reading Around the Campfire with The Dark Carnival, Part II

Around the Campfire with The Dark Carnival

Cozy up around the campfire with someone you love, if you dare... Today's campfire story is an excerpt from "Love Consumes Us" by Julie Hutchings anthologized in  The Dark Carnival, edited by Jolene Haley, Kristen Jett, and Jessi Shakarian. In this anthology, several authors and illustrators explore the dark and hidden dangers that lie within … Continue reading Around the Campfire with The Dark Carnival