Emily Martin

Emily has a PhD in English from the University of Southern Mississippi, MS, and she has an MFA in Creative Writing from GCSU in Milledgeville, GA, home of Flannery O’Connor. She spends her free time reading, watching horror movies and musicals, cuddling cats, Instagramming pictures of cats, and blogging/podcasting about books with the ladies over at #BookSquadGoals (www.booksquadgoals.com). She can be reached at emily.ecm@gmail.com.

New Mystery/Thriller Recommendations Based on Your Favorite Movies

Here are eight brand new mystery/thrillers that are going to be great books to add to your TBR if you loved these movies. Star with The Nigerwife by VAdam Sass

Go Under the Sea with the Best Mermaids in Literature

If you love mermaids of all kinds—the beautiful and the tragic and the grotesque—here are some of the best mermaids from books, including Thirsty Mermaids by Kat Leyh.

Your Guide to Kazuo Ishiguro’s Books

Want to start reading this best-selling author? This is where to start with Kazuo Ishiguro books, in order.

25 Books Being Made into Movies and Series in 2023 and 2024

Watch what you read. Find the most exciting books being made into movies through the rest of 2023 and early 2024!

Who is Junji Ito? An Introduction to the Master of Horror Manga

Here's everything you need to know about the master of manga horror Junji Ito, his career, and his notable works.

The Backlash Against TikTok Darling Colleen Hoover

Colleen Hoover books like It Ends With Us are dominating BookTok and the bestseller lists. But they're not without controversy.

8 of the Best New Horror Books Coming Out April 2023

From zombies attending music festivals to an evil child and a sinister beauty brand, here are the best new horror books out in April 2023.

Even More Bookish ASMR Videos to Relax Your Literature-Loving Soul

Here are even more bookish ASMR videos that feature tapping, whispering, role playing, and all other manner of brain-tingly goodness.

Reading Pathways: Grady Hendrix

Welcome to the wonderful—and terrible— world of Grady Hendrix, where horror meets hilarity in one thrilling read after another.

Shyamalan’s KNOCK AT THE CABIN and Paul Tremblay’s CABIN AT THE END OF THE WORLD: When a Book and a Movie Have A Conversation

A reader unpacks the differences between Paul Tremblay's Cabin at the End of the World and its 2023 film adaptation, Knock at the Cabin.