Category Archives: Horror

Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth (2017)

Rating: 3.4 stars Short Summary: In a society where everyone has a gift, Cyra’s gift of pain leads her on a path with Akos, a farm boy from a warring nation, to try and stop her tyrannical brother’s leadership. I … Continue reading

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Spontaneous by Aaron Starmer (2016)

Rating: 1.5 stars Short Summary: Darkly ‘humorous’ tale of a mouthy teen in small town that faces the realities of her spontaneously combusting classmates, one by one. I had a really difficult time with this one. For me, I adore dark … Continue reading

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As I Descended by Robin Talley (2016)

Rating: 3.7 Stars A modern day retelling of Macbeth with a setting at a private boarding school where students are competing for the Kingsley prize – a prestigious honour and virtual free ride to college. When Maria gets it into … Continue reading

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Vicarious by Paula Stokes (2016)

4.3 Stars Living in a world where futuristic technology allows you to live vicariously through another’s recorded experiences, Winter is a recorder and a daredevil. We meet her as she lives comfortably with her older “brother” Gideon, who saved her … Continue reading

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Savage Song by Victoria Schwab (2016)

Rating: 4 stars. It’s been a while since I’ve read a good dark urban fantasy, and this one definitely wet my appetite for more. In a world where monsters rule the night, Kate was brilliant character. A bit broken, strong, … Continue reading

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Bleeding Earth by Kaitlin Ward (2016)

Rating: 3.5 Stars Lea finds herself in a cemetery when the earth begins to bleed. Blood seeps out of the ground, making international news and as much as Lea tries to ignore the situation and focus on her new girlfriend … Continue reading

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