All posts by Rachael Conrad

Weekend Reads: All the Birds, Singing

Prepare to have chills from start to finish while powering through this strange, wonderful, and slightly terrifying tale. Evie Wyld’s novel, All the Birds, Singing tells the story of Jake Whyte, a tough (the word callused comes to mind) and deeply troubled young woman who

Weekend Reads: The Fireman

Epic and saga. Those were the two words that came to mind as I was reading Joe Hill’s new novel, and possibly magnum opus, The Fireman. Hill’s story begins as a mysterious plague starts to spread across the country. The spore, draco incendia trychophyton (that’s Dragonscale

Welcome to Ilvermorny: Everything We Know To Date

In case you missed it, although I’m sure you didn’t since the internet is positively abuzz,  J.K. Rowling released a new short story on Pottermore about Ilvermorny, the American School for witchcraft and wizardry that, until Tuesday, had been shrouded (both literally and figuratively, as

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Weekend Reads: Nailbiter Vol. 1

On the surface, Buckaroo looks and feels a lot like every other rural, slightly dilapidated, podunk American town. Only it’s not. In fact, Buckaroo is the birthplace of 16 (!!!) of the most repulsive and terrifying serial killers in recorded history. These are men and

Southern Cross v. Dead Space

Like many people, I enjoy the thrill of being scared. While it might be a bit masochistic, there’s something intensely satisfying about a well-timed jump scare. It makes you want to curl up in the fetal position under your bed, and makes your heart feel

Weekend Reads: Gemina

Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff are back at it again with their action packed sequel to last year’s action packed space odyssey, Illuminae. Gemina picks up almost immediately after the end of Illuminae and tells the story of Hannah Donnelly, the whip-smart, kick-butt, privileged daughter

Modern Mythology: Limbo and American Gods

Anyone who knows me and my reading habits knows that I have entertained a love affair with Neil Gaiman’s writing for a very long time. He’s a man of seemingly boundless talent and imagination, of which I am wildly jealous. His work ranges from the

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