Carla M. Lee (carlamlee) wrote,
Carla M. Lee
carlamlee

  • Mood:
  • Music:

[books] Book rec

I love horror. In particular, I love fear and monsters in woods, and not knowing who to trust. In my horror, I want more women with agency and strength, women who are afraid but keep fighting, and, by god, women who are survivors, not victims or villains. (I'm looking at you, Supernatural.)

I frequently start a book before bed and end up devouring it in a couple hours, but it's been awhile since I did it with a horror novel and once it was over was absolutely thrilled.

Voracious by Alice Henderson kicked ass.

The main character is Madeline Keye and she is basically awesome. The horror is creepy and well-written and it actually gave me chills, which is pretty rare. I kept grinning while I was reading because I loved having this incredible female character in a horror novel. This is what I've been wanting!

So I highly recommend this book. It was creepy and delicious. Four full moons out of five.
Subscribe

  • [Meme] Horror Movies

    From gwynnega: Horror Movie I Hate: I was thinking I don't really hate horror movies, I generally find them wonderful, overrated, boring, or…

  • [travel] Wiscon

    I'm headed back to Wiscon! This year, I'll be there from sometime Thursday afternoon through Tuesday morning. Let me know if you'll be there and you…

  • [life] Happy New Year

    Quick roundup of 2017: It was a dumpster fire. I did lots of volunteering, and sometimes that was terrible, but mostly it was good. I wrote 550k…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 1 comment