The Cabin at the End of the World

Wen and her fathers are enjoying a nice, relaxing family vacation in a remote cabin on a lake in New England when they are approached by a man named Leonard and a few of his friends. Leonard has a dire warning: the small family must make an important decision or the world will come to…

Uzumaki

Collected in a single volume, author Junji Ito’s horror manga UZUMAKI tells of a small town that has been cursed by a pattern; the pattern of the spiral! UZUMAKI has the glorious distinction of being the first manga I’ve read to date. I’m not exactly sure where to go from here as this was pure…

The October Country

The October Country is a collection of mostly horror and thriller stories from the mind of acclaimed American writer, Ray Bradbury. With it being spooky season and all, I wanted to line up several horror-based reads for the month of October. Many of those I follow on Goodreads and Instagram often list The October Country…

The Violence

On the heels of the Covid-19 pandemic comes another viral disease, one that causes the infected to seemingly go into a trance before attacking and murdering the closest human or animal. Dubbed The Violence, this new disease is only seemingly infecting those in warmer climates. While it isn’t long until a vaccine is discovered, it…

Crazy Is My Superpower

CRAZY IS MY SUPERPOWER is the memoir of retired professional wrestler April “AJ LEE” Mendez-Brooks. I want to say straight off the bat that if you’re expecting a comprehensive look at AJ’s in-ring career, you’re not going to get that here. Although AJ’s time as a wrestler was relatively short (2007-2015), she does not spend…

I’m Glad My Mom Died

I’m Glad My Mom Died is the memoir of child-actor-turned-author Jennette McCurdy. It would be an understatement to say that this book is one of the hottest memoirs of 2022; and with good reason.  Not only does McCurdy’s memoir tackle the curse of a brutal and unrelenting “Momager” on a child actor, but it also…

Ducks

DUCKS is the memoir of Cape Breton cartoonist Kate Beaton that focuses on her time working in Alberta’s oil sands. Landing in 2005, with a brief one year reprieve in British Columbia, Kate spent two years working and living in both Fort McMurray proper and at several of the work camps with the goal of…