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Review | Her body and other parties by Carmen Maria Machado

This 2017 short story collection by Carmen Maria Machado flawlessly blends elements of Sci-Fi, Horror, and Drama, leaving the reader uneasy and on edge. Written in an almost melodic way, each story delves into a different situation in which a woman has her body or sanity questioned. Unflinching in its portrayal of horror and sexual content Her body and other parties demands you question how society treats women.

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Graphic Novel Review | Revival, Volume 1

The world ended whilst Rick was asleep. Following a shoot out, Rick Grimes wakes from a coma alone in the hospital. He quickly realises that all has changed and humanity will never be the same again, something has infected the human race and made them monsters! With no knowledge beyond what Rick discovers, The Walking Dead takes you on a journey into the unknown that leaves you questioning who are the real monsters.

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Graphic Novel Review | The Walking Dead, Volume 1

The world ended whilst Rick was asleep. Following a shoot out, Rick Grimes wakes from a coma alone in the hospital. He quickly realises that all has changed and humanity will never be the same again, something has infected the human race and made them monsters! With no knowledge beyond what Rick discovers, The Walking Dead takes you on a journey into the unknown that leaves you questioning who are the real monsters.

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My most anticipated 2020 Horror

Anyone who knows me knows I love a Horror film; the good, the bad and the ugly! I love cheesy horror, scary horror, physiological horror, and anything in-between (except torture porn, get away from me right now!). Whilst I never get to go to the cinema and usually actually watch films on demand a year later 😦 (#mumlife). I still get SUPER excited about seeing them regardless. Please tell me I'm not the only one who does this? In no particular order, here are my most anticipated horror films of 2020.

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The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle – Stuart Turton

Somebody's going to be murdered at the ball tonight. It won't appear to be a murder and so the murderer won't be caught. Rectify that injustice and I'll show you the way out.' It is meant to be a celebration but it ends in tragedy. As fireworks explode overhead, Evelyn Hardcastle, the young and beautiful daughter of the house, is killed. But Evelyn will not die just once. Until Aiden - one of the guests summoned to Blackheath for the party - can solve her murder, the day will repeat itself, over and over again. Every time ending with the fateful pistol shot. The only way to break this cycle is to identify the killer. But each time the day begins again, Aiden wakes in the body of a different guest. And someone is determined to prevent him ever escaping Blackheath...