Tag: 2019

Book Review – Branden Chowen on Carnevil by J.H. Reynolds (MonsterStreet #3)

Title: Carnevil (MonsterStreet #3) Author: J.H. Reynolds Published: 2019 Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books — I happened across the MonsterStreet books while browsing the children’s section at Barnes & Noble a couple months back. I was looking for another middle grade horror series (which I hope to review in 2020) from a different author when I…


Book Review – Branden Chowen on Chase Darkness With Me by Billy Jensen

Title: Chase Darkness with Me: How One True Crime Writer Started Solving Murders Author: Billy Jensen Published: 2019 Publisher: Sourcebooks Audiobook Narrator: Billy Jensen — Billy Jensen set out to make his hero proud, and he has done just that. Jensen tells stories about how his father would show him the latest crime stories in…


Movie Review – Chris Ranson on Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street (2019)

Title: Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street (2019) Directors: Roman Chimienti, Tyler Jensen Runtime: 99 minutes — In 1984, the world was introduced to Freddy Krueger in A Nightmare on Elm Street. The film was a smashing success, and instantly had a sequel green-lit and released in 1985. This sequel was drastically different from…


Book Review – Branden Chowen on The Boy Who Cried Werewolf by J.H. Reynolds (MonsterStreet #1)

Title: The Boy Who Cried Werewolf (MonsterStreet #1) Author: J.H. Reynolds Published: 2019 Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books — R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps series is what got me into reading when I was young. My parents would read to me at night, and I almost always asked for something from R.L. Stine as he was a favorite….


Book Review – Branden Chowen on Rewind by Catherine Ryan Howard

Title: Rewind Author: Catherine Ryan Howard Published: 2019 Publisher: Blackstone Publishing — Sometimes you stumble across a piece of media in an unexpected way, and you’re glad you did. I’m currently at a stage in my life where I almost never watch, read, or play any of the latest releases. I tend to be a…


Book Review – Branden Chowen on Body of Proof by Darrell Brown and Sophie Ellis

Title: Body of Proof Authors: Darrell Brown and Sophie Ellis Published: 2019 Publisher: Audible Originals Audiobook Narrator: Darrell Brown and Sophie Ellis — Reading through the description of this book, I genuinely thought Body of Proof was a fictional take on something like Serial, The Staircase, or Making a Murderer. I believed this throughout my…


Book Review – Branden Chowen on The Demon Next Door by Bryan Burrough

Title: The Demon Next Door Author: Bryan Burrough Published: 2019 Publisher: Audible Studios Audiobook Narrator: Steve White — The Demon Next Door by Bryan Burrough, one of the Audible Original options for the month of March, 2019, is a fascinating, terrible tale of a psychopath in a small town that managed to slip through the…