Rosemary’s Baby

By Ira Levin Goodreads Synopsis Rosemary and Guy Woodhouse, an ordinary young couple, settle into a New York City apartment, unaware that the elderly neighbors and their bizarre group of friends have taken a disturbing interest in them. But by the time Rosemary discovers the horrifying truth, it may be far too late! As a…

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Midsommer

I may as well rename this blog Skincare and Slashers because that’s all I seem to talk about anymore. Or maybe Bloodbaths and Beauty or Murders and Mud Masks. Perhaps Wes Craven’s Winged Eyeliner. Regardless of the title, I’m going to be talking about some spooky stuff again today. Be warned, light spoilers ahead. This…

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A Head Full of Ghosts

by Paul Tremblay Goodreads Synopsis The lives of the Barretts, a normal suburban New England family, are torn apart when fourteen-year-old Marjorie begins to display signs of acute schizophrenia. To her parents’ despair, the doctors are unable to stop Marjorie’s descent into madness. As their stable home devolves into a house of horrors, they reluctantly…

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The Broken Girls

by Simone St. James Goodreads Synopsis Vermont, 1950. There’s a place for the girls whom no one wants–the troublemakers, the illegitimate, the too smart for their own good. It’s called Idlewild Hall. And in the small town where it’s located, there are rumors that the boarding school is haunted. Four roommates bond over their whispered fears,…

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Review: Ready or Not

Let me preface this by saying that I did exactly no research going into this theater. I had seen one trailer, but I didn’t undergo my usual routine of deep diving through reviews and ratings prior to reclining in those swanky new theater seats. To be honest, if I’m shelling out $15 to go watch…

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Lost Boy: The True Story of Captain Hook

by Christina Henry Goodreads Synopsis There is one version of my story that everyone knows. And then there is the truth. This is how it happened. How I went from being Peter Pan’s first—and favorite—lost boy to his greatest enemy. Peter brought me to his island because there were no rules and no grownups to…

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