Jessica Avery

Jessica is a recovering MA student, still trying to find a way to make her trained brain forget some of its rigid academic parameters. Unable to move her study of romance novels to the PhD level she turned instead to blogging about them. Constantly. Until she finds that dream book job she's surfing an administrative desk, and wracking her fingers at the keyboard writing about the books she loves.

5 of the Best July 2021 Horror Books

This year has been packed with excellent horror reads and July is no exception. Check out some of the best July 2021 horror books!

5 More 2021 LGBTQ+ Horror Books for Pride

On a quest for even more of excellent 2021 LGBTQ horror books hitting shelves soon? Prep your TBR list because we've got your reads.

5 of the Best LGBTQ+ Horror Books for Pride

Highlighting some of the amazing LGBTQ horror books from the last few years, and this is just a sample of what’s out there!

Grab the Salt, We’re Having an Exorcism Party!

Each of these books takes on the possession and exorcisms tropes from a unique perspective, and they’re all worthy of a place on your TBR.

The Trees are Closer Today: Horror in the Woods

What is it about trees? They’re beautiful, they’re good for the world, and -- if books like Pine by Francine Toon are to be believed -- they’re damn creepy.

5 of the Best Horror Books About Small Towns

No matter how idyllic the surface, no place hides secrets deeper or darker than a small town. Check out these horror books about small towns.

5 of the Best Horror Books About Moms

Since there are so many incredible recent and forthcoming horror books about moms, this one's for the horror moms who get it done.

Horror in the Halls: Books at Extremely Suspect Boarding Schools

Let's take a look at a classic horror trope: creepy boarding schools. Think old rambling buildings full of secrets and ghosts of the past, like the setting of Plain Bad Heroines by Emily M. Danforth.

When is a Ghost Not a Ghost? Hauntings in Horror Literature

A ghost is never just a ghost, because it always represents something more than itself. Here is some of the symbolism of hauntings in horror.

Finding Your Horror Niche

The world of horror books can be intimidating, but this horror fan is here to reassure you that you'll find your horror niche.