Emily Martin

Emily has a PhD in English from the University of Southern Mississippi, MS, and she has an MFA in Creative Writing from GCSU in Milledgeville, GA, home of Flannery O’Connor. She spends her free time reading, watching horror movies and musicals, cuddling cats, Instagramming pictures of cats, and blogging/podcasting about books with the ladies over at #BookSquadGoals (www.booksquadgoals.com). She can be reached at emily.ecm@gmail.com.

The 25 Best Horror Books of 2023

Get ready to get spooked. Find the best horror books 2023 has to offer that have defined the year in horror.

ACROSS THE SPIDER-VERSE Characters: Who Will We See in the New Spider-Man Movie?

Here are some of the new Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse characters you'll see in the new Spider-Man movie coming out soon.

Drag Story Hour is Controversial, But Important

Drag Story Hours are being protested across the country. Here's why it's important, and why we should fight to keep it.

New Mystery/Thriller Recommendations Based on Your Favorite Movies

Here are eight brand new mystery/thrillers that are going to be great books to add to your TBR if you loved these movies. Star with The Nigerwife by VAdam Sass

Go Under the Sea with the Best Mermaids in Literature

If you love mermaids of all kinds—the beautiful and the tragic and the grotesque—here are some of the best mermaids from books, including Thirsty Mermaids by Kat Leyh.

Your Guide to Kazuo Ishiguro’s Books

Want to start reading this best-selling author? This is where to start with Kazuo Ishiguro books, in order.

25 Books Being Made into Movies and Series in 2023 and 2024

Watch what you read. Find the most exciting books being made into movies through the rest of 2023 and early 2024!

Who is Junji Ito? An Introduction to the Master of Horror Manga

Here's everything you need to know about the master of manga horror Junji Ito, his career, and his notable works.

The Backlash Against TikTok Darling Colleen Hoover

Colleen Hoover books like It Ends With Us are dominating BookTok and the bestseller lists. But they're not without controversy.

8 of the Best New Horror Books Coming Out April 2023

From zombies attending music festivals to an evil child and a sinister beauty brand, here are the best new horror books out in April 2023.