• What We've Been Reading
    Book Reviews,  Reading Recommendations

    What We’re Reading #52

    We know you need more books and we just so happen to have a few recommendations to help you out! Infested by Carol Gore Swarms of powerful mosquitoes sucking victims dry. Insatiable horseflies feasting on living flesh. Huge roaches with a ferocious bite. No tent is safe at the Green Swamp Zip-Line Adventure and Campground. Camp manager, Casey Lovitt, and entomologist, Dr. Phillip Edwards, must go up against powerful business interests and cover-ups from the local sheriff’s department to stop the deadly infestation. And with the busy tourist season fast approaching, time is running out. Will Casey and Phillip stop the onslaught of hungry bugs, or will the bodies continue…

  • The Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling
    Book Reviews

    The Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling Review

    A thrilling, atmospheric debut with the intensive drive of The Martian and Gravity and the creeping dread of Annihilation, in which a caver on a foreign planet finds herself on a terrifying psychological and emotional journey for survival. When Gyre Price lied her way into this expedition, she thought she’d be mapping mineral deposits, and that her biggest problems would be cave collapses and gear malfunctions. She also thought that the fat paycheck—enough to get her off-planet and on the trail of her mother—meant she’d get a skilled surface team, monitoring her suit and environment, keeping her safe. Keeping her sane. Instead, she got Em. Em sees nothing wrong with controlling Gyre’s body with drugs…

  • Stranger Things: Suspicious Minds
    Book Reviews

    Suspicious Minds by Gwenda Bond Review

    A mysterious lab. A sinister scientist. A secret history. If you think you know the truth behind Eleven’s mother, prepare to have your mind turned Upside Down in this thrilling prequel to the hit show Stranger Things. It’s the summer of 1969, and the shock of conflict reverberates through the youth of America, both at home and abroad. As a student at a quiet college campus in the heartland of Indiana, Terry Ives couldn’t be further from the front lines of Vietnam or the incendiary protests in Washington. But the world is changing, and Terry isn’t content to watch from the sidelines. When word gets around about an important government…

  • Reading Recommendations

    Sci-Fi Horror by Women

    I love sci-fi horror. Who doesn’t? However, it is ridiculously hard to find.  Of those that I did find – a very few happened to be written by women. I had been hoping to give you a list, but kind of despaired as I was stuck at a measily three. Luckily, Emily came through with a couple as well.  We figured we’d shout them out for you so you don’t have to look as hard as we did! I guess we can’t even begin this list with anything other than Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. Considering how many and how much people will argue about whether it is science fiction or…