Scaretober: Horror Movie Recommendations

I don’t watch many movies, but when I do, it’s usually a horror movie. When it comes to movies in general, I’m pretty picky, but when it comes to horror, I’ll watch just about anything. My preference, as you can tell by the majority of the ones listed here, is for gore over supernatural. I also love movies that develop into a series, even though the later movies usually get progressively worse and are often direct to DVD/internet. Most of {Read More}

Review: Welcome to the Dark House by Laurie Faria Stolarz

What’s your worst nightmare? For Ivy Jensen, it’s the eyes of a killer that haunt her nights. For Parker Bradley, it’s bloodthirsty sea serpents that slither in his dreams. And for seven essay contestants, it’s their worst nightmares that win them an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at director Justin Blake’s latest, confidential project. Ivy doesn’t even like scary movies, but she’s ready to face her real-world fears. Parker’s sympathetic words and perfect smile help keep her spirits up. . . at {Read More}

Scaretober Discussion: Podcasts – Ghosts

This is the fourth post in my podcast series. I posted my Walking Dead podcast post on February 11, my Game of Thrones podcast post on April 8, and my Orange is the New Black podcast post on June 6. As we all know, October is the month for spooky stories. I don’t actually believe in ghosts so I listen to all of these podcasts as pure entertainment, the same way I enjoy Ghost Adventures and Ghost Hunters on TV. {Read More}

Scaretober 2014

Okay, that image isn’t exactly scary, but all month long I’m turning Rather Be Reading YA into a horror blog. I’ll be posting reviews of YA horror novels and other posts related to Halloween. I’m also participating in Horror October, which runs October 18-31. I’m still going to have a few non-horror posts scattered here and there, so don’t worry if you’re not into horror.