Tag: horror

Book Review – Branden Chowen on Coraline by Neil Gaiman

Title: Coraline Author: Neil Gaiman Published: 2002 Publisher: Harper Collins Audiobook Narrator: Neil Gaiman — I’ve tried watching the Coraline film a couple times now, and did not enjoy it. At all. That’s why I was surprised, and a little disappointed, when it popped into my top 25 scariest novels ever written list (tied at…


Book Review – Branden Chowen on The House with a Clock in Its Walls by John Bellairs

Title: The House with a Clock in Its Walls Author: John Bellairs Published: 1973 Publisher: Puffin Books Audiobook Narrator: George Guidall — I don’t watch many film trailers, and whenever one pops up during a YouTube binge session, I almost always hit the “skip ad” button five seconds in to it. Something was different about…


The (Not So) Definitive 25 Scariest Novels Ever Written

If you’ve been following the site the past few months, you know that I have been on an audiobook kick. Due to my extended drive to and from work, I am able to finish a lot of books I would otherwise never get to. Because of this, last October, in honor of Halloween, I decided…


Book Review – Branden Chowen on Lullaby by Jonathan Maberry

Title: Lullaby Author: Jonathan Maberry Published: 2018 Publisher: Audible Studios Audiobook Narrator: Scott Brick — This was the first – and so far, only – Audible Original that I was actually excited to pick out. I knew of Maberry by name, and Twitter, but though I’ve wanted to check out his work before, I never…


Book Review – Branden Chowen on The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

Title: The Haunting of Hill House Author: Shirley Jackson Published: 1959 Publisher: Viking Audiobook Narrator: Bernadette Dunne — I decided recently to put together an extremely non-definitive, definitive list of the “scariest novels ever written”. I put this together by googling that quoted search term, and then using 28 different lists from (seemingly) reputable sources,…


The Cinefessions Podcast – Episode 137 – The Apocalypse Trilogy – The Thing (1982)

Welcome back The Cinefessions Podcast, episode 137! Today, Marc, Branden Ashe and Melissa join forces to kick-off the branch new Apocolypse Trilogy with a review of John Carpenter’s The Thing from 1982! Do you want to be a part of The Cinefessions Podcast? Well now you can be by leaving us a voicemail at 1-302-448-TALK…


The Cinefessions Podcast – Episode 136 – Summer Sequels 2018 Arc – The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018)

Welcome back The Cinefessions Podcast, episode 136! Today, Marc, Branden and Ashe are joined by Melissa, Marc’s fiancee, to conclude the Summer Sequels 2018 Arc with a review of The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018)! If you missed our review of the original film, check out episode 72. Do you want to be a part…