Interview with Hanna Howard, author of a new YA fantasy, IGNITE THE SUN

I'm so excited to have Hanna Howard, the author of IGNITE THE SUN, on my blog this month, because her lyrical writing style--especially her fondness for creepy descriptions of the darkness--is right down my alley. Hanna Howard, author of YA fantasy, Ignite the Sun Before we get into the interview, here's a little intro to … Continue reading Interview with Hanna Howard, author of a new YA fantasy, IGNITE THE SUN

Interview with Cat Scully, author of JENNIFER STRANGE

Today on my water monster blog, we have a guest, Cat Scully, author of the much anticipated JENNIFER STRANGE. Wanna know what this talented author is really afraid of? Read on. But first, a little about the book itself, which Claire Legrand, author of Sawkill Girls, calls "devilishly paced and drenched in Gothic atmosphere." Available … Continue reading Interview with Cat Scully, author of JENNIFER STRANGE

The Ocean’s New Big Bad: UNDERWATER’s Creeptastic Water Monster

If Aliens and Deep Star Six had a stylish baby, it would be this movie.     So here’s the story line: Mechanical engineer Norah Price (played by Kristin Stewart, looking quite lovely in her buzz cut) has to escape a slowly disintegrating deep sea drilling station, which is a hard enough task, but to … Continue reading The Ocean’s New Big Bad: UNDERWATER’s Creeptastic Water Monster

Water Monsters You’ve Never Heard of: The Lake Worth Monster

When I picked up my seven-year-old from her summer camp last week, she hung onto me like she hadn’t seen me in weeks. The campers had gone on a field trip to Lake Worth for a little hiking, and since my kid hearts nature like nobody’s business, I was surprised that she didn’t have a … Continue reading Water Monsters You’ve Never Heard of: The Lake Worth Monster

Water Monsters You’ve Never Heard of: the Monster from THE HOST

Let me make it clear that this freakish people eater isn’t underrated everywhere. In fact, when The Host came out in 2006, it became the highest grossing South Korean film ever.  But when I mention the movie in the west, most people give me a blank look.  And that’s a shame, because this beast is freakin’ awesome. We all … Continue reading Water Monsters You’ve Never Heard of: the Monster from THE HOST