If you liked iZombie, you might like: Shallow Graves

Happy Halloween, everyone! For the holiday, The Effervescent Bookworm and I reviewed Shallow Graves together. Go check her out! She has some great thoughts on this book, as well as many others. I hope you all have a great (spooky) holiday! I looked at him closely. He didn’t look any different. He wasn’t gray or shriveled or pale. The clinging black tangle that had hung around him was gone. What I felt in its place was an electric hum beneath my skin, the steady thump of my heart, a deep, dull ache in the bruises around my neck. I slammed the car door; … Continue reading If you liked iZombie, you might like: Shallow Graves

If you liked Flatliners, you might like: The Damned

Ash had said something about Brendan’s dad having a workshop in the garage behind their house. Even as I started up the driveway toward it I was thinking, If I know there is a workshop back here, she wanted me to know it. The conclusion that followed, If I’m going to look through the window, she wants me to, didn’t stop me from lifting my nose over the splintered window frame to peer inside. The Damned by Andrew Pyper The Damned is a horror novel about Danny Orchard, a young man who came back from the dead after a house fire, and … Continue reading If you liked Flatliners, you might like: The Damned

If you liked Mad Max: Fury Road, you might like: Positive

I had no idea how I would pick up the pieces of my life and move on, but I would. I was sure of it. I was going to walk out of that room. “We’re good, right?” I asked. “I haven’t forgotten anything, have I? There’s no way I could have it. No way I could be infected.” He looked me right in the eye and there was something so sad in his expression, so piteous, that I wanted to scream. –Positive by David Wellington Positive by David Wellington Positive is a zombie novel about a young man named Finnegan who, … Continue reading If you liked Mad Max: Fury Road, you might like: Positive

If you liked The Shining, you might like: Bone White

It wasn’t just the black paint covering the window panes but the walls themselves, crowded with what looked like graffiti – streaks of brownish-red melding to form not words, but symbols, hieroglyphics. Mallory’s wood-paneled walls were covered from floor to ceiling with these strange sigils, each one as enigmatic as the next. “That looks like blood,” Ryerson said, closing in on one wall. She trained her penlight’s beam on one particular symbol that looked very much like an Egyptian glyph of an eye, only this eye had a vertical cat-like pupil. –Bone White by Ronald Malfi Bone White by Ronald … Continue reading If you liked The Shining, you might like: Bone White

If you liked Carrie, you might like: See What I Have Done

A pause, then, “Something very bad happened today, Emma,” Mrs. Churchill said and sat beside me, took hold of my hand, stroked skin until it became numb. The facts were kept brief, tumbled out of Mrs. Churchill and the police officers as if they were one person: “Someone killed your father and mother.” “Happened this morning.” “We had believed that Mrs. Borden was out visiting a relative, but…” “Your sister is in shock.” “Lizzie found him in the sitting room this morning.” “Your maid and Mrs. Churchill discovered your mother in the guest room.” “Lizzie had sent Bridget to get … Continue reading If you liked Carrie, you might like: See What I Have Done