Slasher Girls & Monster Boys By Various Authors [Review]

RELEASE DATE: August 18, 2015
AUTHOR: Various Authors
GENRE: Young-Adult, Horror, Mystery, Thriller.
PUBLISHER: Dial Books
SUMMARY: A host of the smartest young adult authors come together in this collection of scary stories and psychological thrillers curated by Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea’s April Genevieve Tucholke.

Each story draws from a classic tale or two—sometimes of the horror genre, sometimes not—to inspire something new and fresh and terrifying. There are no superficial scares here; these are stories that will make you think even as they keep you on the edge of your seat. From bloody horror to supernatural creatures to unsettling, all-too-possible realism, this collection has something for any reader looking for a thrill. Continue reading

Terminal (Ellie Jordan, Ghost Trapper #4) by J.L. Bryan[Review]

RELEASE DATE: May 4th, 2015 
AUTHOR: J.L. Bryan
GENRE: Young-Adult, Paranormal, Horror, Fantasy, Ghosts.
PUBLISHER: http://www.jlbryanbooks.com
SUMMARY: Ellie Jordan and her apprentice Stacey investigate a house in an elaborate planned community that was only half-built before it went bankrupt, leaving an instant ghost town with only a few residents. The entity haunting this house is a banshee that feeds on sadness and misery.

Unfortunately for Ellie, this is no simple haunting, but just one symptom of the cursed land on which the suburban community was built. The old railroad line running through the nearby woods might just be a conduit for lost souls, including dark spirits with ill intentions toward the living. Ellie soon finds herself facing one of the most complex and difficult hauntings she’s seen in her career. Continue reading