Book Review: Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard (Red Queen, #2)

When it comes to book series, there’s always a risk of the phenomenon called “second book syndrome.” For those who aren’t bookwyrms, this term refers most often to books that should have been left alone, rather than followed with a sequel. When I began reading Victoria Aveyard’s sequel to Red Queen, Glass …

Movie Review: Jack Hill’s Spider Baby (1967)

I haven’t watched a whole lot of black and white films, probably because growing up, I wouldn’t give them the time of day. Now that I’m a bit older, and I’ve had the benefit of having dated a cinephile, I am finally delving into the world of true classic movies, ones that, …

Book Review: Fungoid by William Meikle

Post-apocalyptic stories are, by far, among my favorites to read, perhaps because it’s a hypothetical possibility that could still occur in our future. From zombies to biological warfare, many stories offer a new perspective on the end of the world and William Meikle’s Fungoid is no different. Fungoid takes place in …

Book Review: Bird Box by Josh Malerman

If you’re looking for something that is fast-paced and just might give you an anxiety attack, Josh Malerman’s debut novel Bird Box may be exactly what you need. Set in the very near future, Bird Box is a book that simultaneously takes place during and after the apocalypse. Human beings find their minds …

Book Review: Planet Urth (Planet Urth, #1) by Jennifer and Christopher Martucci

This review contains spoilers and was originally written in March of 2014. *This was posted on my old website and Goodreads. I have moved it here, and I have proofread it, for those that may be interested in reading the book. At first glance, Planet Urth by Jennifer and Christopher Martucci, …