Tag: horror movies

Review: The Dead House by Dawn Kurtagich

Book info: Title:  The Dead House   Author:  Dawn Kurtagich Genre:  YA Horror Published:  September 15th, 2015 Source:  ARC won in giveaway October 2015 I won this from a Halloween giveaway last year on another blog.  And sadly, I didn’t get around to reading it until this summer when I tried to do a challenge.  […]

Posted September 7, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 4 Comments

YA Review: The May Queen Murders by Sarah Jude

First, thanks to Edelweiss and HMH Books for Young Readers for allowing me to read an e-galley of this.  Now, not only did the synopsis of this story grab my attention, but the fact that it takes place in the Missouri Ozarks sold me on having to read it.  I live in Missouri, and we […]

Posted May 10, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in / 6 Comments

Review: Monsterland by Michael Phillip Cash

I was lucky enough to win a copy of this in a giveaway.  It was a very quick read, nothing really different from what I expected, basically exactly the type of story you’d expect from the title.  I feel there were some things that were missed that could have definitely added to the story, but […]

Posted March 21, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in / 4 Comments

Review: Diary of a Haunting by M. Verano

First, thanks to Simon Pulse and Edelweiss for allowing me to read an e-galley of this title.  Overall, I enjoyed the book, up until the end.  I was really excited to start it, when it showed up at the bookstore where I worked a little earlier than I thought it was supposed to be released.  […]

Posted August 29, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 18 Comments

Review: Amity by Micol Ostow

Thank you to Egmont USA and Netgalley for allowing me to read an e-galley of this title.  Unfortunately, while it had some definitely scary parts to it, very horror movie like,  I wasn’t necessarily as thrilled with it as I had hoped to be.  You see, I recently looked into the whole Amityville Horror stories, […]

Posted July 26, 2014 by Lisa Mandina in / 2 Comments

Ten by Gretchen McNeil

I finally gave in and purchased this book at the RT Convention the first weekend of May.  I’m glad I did.  It was a good read, and definitely a good change from all the dystopian I’ve been reading lately.  This book reminded me a lot of RL Stine and Christopher Pike type of stories.  Which […]

Posted May 24, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in / 4 Comments