Leaving a swim class at the Rec Center, Cecilia is asked to drive home a child that has no one waiting for him. At first defiant, Cecilia eventually agrees only to realize a terrible secret has been unleashed that could harm her family and future. How far will she go to hide her past?
Down on her luck, Hal received a letter stating she has be left an inheritance from a woman she didn't know. Struggling to pay her bills, Hal makes the decision to pretend to be this person only to have a case of mistaken identity lead her to the truth about her mother's passing and her origin.
Writing in the margins of textbooks warned the next generation of girls about Mary Hand. If you see her, never follow or she will lead you to your death. After the school was abandoned for years, journalist Fiona is to face down the truth behind her sister's death, and a boarding school with a ghost
After semesters of covering local stories and interviews with school athletes, our Journalism department was tasked with covering a moment in history- the one story that mattered after September 11th. Inhibited by fear, feelings, and bias; I think back to this moment.
Chicago's only profession wizard private investigator, Harry Dresden is back in a collection of of short stories in a new compilation by Jim Butcher filing in the humorous supernatural tales of cases between the main books in the series.
With the coming of Resident Evil 2 Remake on the RE Engine, after twenty years, the possibility of seeing every game location being given a makeover is a real.
Many times I have lost my words, given up the pen and thought I had no more stories to share with the world. Then something happens that changes everything and I am back in the role as a scribe, an observer of the events around me. It is my duty.
After surviving a plane crash that killed his thirty-nine passengers and crew, Chip has been haunted by the ghosts. Moving his family to a small town for a new start, the locals aren't what they seem and take too much interest in his twin daughters after Chip uncovers the secret of his new home.
After an unhappy upbringing, Callie is finally at peace with a husband eighteen years older, a stepdaughter, and a new home in the mountains of Spain. What Callie didn't bargain for is the secret past of her home, the monsters lurking behind the locked doors, and the return of her nyctophobia.
In the aftermath of an apartment fire that lost Allison half of her body, her fiance, and unborn child, she finds herself living back at home with her mother after multiple surgeries. After purchasing a strange scrapbook at a second hand store, Allison is sucked into the world of its owner.
Ever since nearly drowning, Jack Peter hasn't left his house by choice in three years. His only companion is the occasional babysitting of the neighbor's child and his sketchbook full of drawings. When monsters begin to invade Jack's world, his parents are trying to understand what he hides.
Scout Leader Tim takes the boys on an adventure that takes a sinister turn.
Juxtaposing a life of slavery at Sweet Home to Sethe's trauma that still haunts her in the days after, she has lost everything except her one remaining child until one day a woman comes walking out of the water and sets upon 124. Has a mother's grief brought back this specter that was chased away?
Awakening in a jungle with only a handheld video game and other players as points of reference,Fujiki isn't sure what is the nightmare-this hellish Battle Royal or his life of divorce and unemployment he left behind. Forced to follow the rules of a game he didn't intend to play, he tries to survive.
Kyoko Kuonji is the subject of a small towns gossip, a woman said to be "holding in" her child from being born for over two years as her family is subject of a curse- two old college friends align again after many years to stamp out the mystery of a missing man and his wife that won't give birth.
Tea never meant to raise her brother from the dead. Born different than the other witches in her family, she has been mentored by a necromancer who is now dying as her heartglass has been hidden away as she grows weaker. Tea is willing to do anything to save her mentor, even if it means her own ruin
In the followup to the legendary author and poets adventures in London, Edgar Allan Poe is back with a mystery to solve with the aid of his wife, a dear friend, and some locals that help discover the missing journal of a bird collector and how both a local church, and a hidden treasure.
In the third novel of the Conquer's Saga, Kiersten White's re-imagining of the Vlad Tempes story with a woman as The Conquer, his daughter Lada Dracul. Turning against her childhood friend Mehmed, the sultan and her own brother believing that they must stop Lada before she ruins country and herself.
Small with a voice that made others wonder if he could hear; Owen Meany was constantly picked on through his life but after a random accident where he killed a woman with a baseball, those in his small town began to realize that Owen might be an interment of God.
As a Birth Mother in an Open Adoption arrangement with my son, he is the oldest child now in two families as his adoptive parents are pursuing adoption of a second child, and my husband and I are trying for another baby.
Not many young women inherit a house from a great great aunt, fewer inherit a mental hospital. When Delia's family receives news of her inheritance they plan to spend the summer fixing up the place to sell, but strange occurrences and ghosts in the house don't want Delia to ever part with it.
There is something odd about Nate's new apartment. Weird neighbors, doors with no handles, padlocks closing off areas...When Nate and his new neighbors decide to investigate the strangeness of their building they get more supernatural oddity than bargained for when they find out the grizzly truth.
Freed from prison, a coin flip determines the path of Jeremiah Goodbye, a road that leads to Nowhere, Oklahoma in the wake of the Dust Bowl devastation that has claimed the lives of most of the residents. Reunited with his remaining family, and a strange child that seems oddly familiar.
With school out for the summer and family vacations beginning, many people are turning to boarding their pets while they are away, but how can your provide the best care for your pet and be sure the facility and staff will adhere to your pets special needs and safety?
In the near future,humans are losing their employment to the rise of Androids taking over basic jobs. With many homes employing Androids, they are seen as second class to the humans. Following the stories of three Androids trying to find their identity, Detroit: Become Human questions humanity.
His faith tested after the death of his wife, Dr. Wolfgang Pike is both a physician and a priest in training at Waverly Hills Sanitarium housing both the mental ill and tuberculosis patients with no cure in sight. Realizing that music has the power to heal, Wolfgang organizes an orchestra.
E3's newest Death Stranding trailer showcases a little game play, and much of the landscape as Sam meets new characters and explains a little more about the Time Fall Rain and the entities in the sky that seem to be watching him.
After prohibition has shutdown the McFee family distillery, the town has turned against the prominent family as jobs grew scarce, and the McFee's suffered their own loss. In a potter field, begins a pilgrimage after an unknown man has said to have performed miracles, and the town was never the same.
The third main installment to the series, Kingdom Hearts III comes full circle back to the story of Sora and the other keyblade wielders such as Goofy and Donald missing from the last full installment. King Mickey and friends will continue to fight the Heartless among familiar Disney backgrounds.
In a take on a Victorian era horror, Arthur Phillips brings a tale told from four perspectives taking on the unreliable narrator to the extreme, as a family that has been unfortunate in having many miscarriages finally has a child- and a possible haunting.
The first look at game play after two previous trailers, The Last Of Us Part 2 finally shows a game play trailer with a stealthy Ellie taking out what appears to be hunters, a new community of survivors, and a love interest- but where is Joel in all this?
After its announcement in 2015, E3 reveals a trailer, twenty minutes of game play, and a release date for Capcoms most anticipated game of the next year, Resident Evil 2 Remake and it's glorious.
When the town of Bellhaven finds a secret chapel in the woods near an old plantation, they believe it is a place of magic and miracles. Hearing voices of dead loved ones, and praying for the healing of those sick or hurt, the secret chapel seems to be a miracle- until evil tests their faith.
Accused of murdering her family at dinner, Constance, when she was acquitted has become agoraphobic, meanwhile, younger sister Mary Katherine ventures out twice a week into the village, that despises her believing Constance got away with murder. When an unexpected cousin arrives, suspicion raises.
A gory role playing adventure set in 1918 London- a time in which society still believed in the undead, Vampyre gives the player the choice of how to play their new turned character, Dr Jonathan Reid as he forms alliances with other undead and chooses when to protect the living.
While studying aboard, Ava Antipova recieves an email that her twin has passed away in a mysterious barn fire- but with evidence pointing to Zelda being declared missing rather than dead, Ava soon follows a trail of clues emailed from her sister explaining her motives.
With lead Andrew Lincoln reported to be leaving The Walking Dead in Season 9 and AMC offering $20 million dollar deal to fan favorite, Norman Reedus to step up as leading role- can even fan favorite Daryl Dixon save the show now?
Unable to move in her hospital bed, Amber is told she is in a coma by everyone around her. Able to hear conversation, and piece together events, the truth behind this unbelievable narrator's story is more depraved than one could imagine.
While coaching a little league baseball game, police storm the field to arrest Coach Terry, a man beloved by his community as a coach and English teacher. Accused of a horrific crime that leaves an eleven year old boy dead, Terry has an air tight alibi- but can a man be in two places at once?
In the vein of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Dread Nation takes on the a new history of the Civil War era in which the dead began to rise from the bloodied battle fields and come back home to take on the living world they have left behind.
With over twelve official endings and countless other combinations, Beyond: Two Souls, a PS3 port, brought to PlayStation 4 for Plus Members this supernatural tale of young girl born with a ghost attached to her teaches us value of human life and the consequences of player choice.
With E3 weeks away in early June, the gaming world anxiously awaits exhibitions of new games and hardware during the discussion panels, PlayStation announces early focus on completion of exclusive titles rather than PlayStation 5.
While Mother's Day is centered around the parents that can spend time with their children, what then of birth mother? With no holiday of their own, it is a confusing time for women with children that have been adopted.
Lost is the art of rushing to the mailbox for physical mail, as digital communications are the way of the world. I sometimes still long for the simple days of getting a letter from a friend, rather than a text message.
Best known for her part on televison show Charmed, and roles in many film brought the the silver screen, actress Rose McGowan is now known by followers of the MeToo# movement for her bravery in attacking sexism in Hollywood and calling out the men that abused her, including Harvery Winestein.
Semi-based on the lore around a mysterious cold case where a woman's remains were found stuffed inside a tree trunk, The Hollow Tree brings a new take on folk lore on who the woman might have been with a modern take on Who Put Bella In The Wych Elm.
One of Nintendo's most recent successes, The Switch- has one flaw that haunted the device since its launch with the disconnecting of the Joy-cons. Although a fix has come from Nintendo, users are still experiencing issues with either one or both controls and have provided some fixes online.
Rain Thomas' life is at a plateau. After the death of her boyfriend and adoption of their son pushed her into drug use, even with three years sobriety she struggles to remain in control of her sanity- especially after a nightmare man that haunted her as a child in her dreams has become real.
Raised to be a fraud by her mother, the narrator of Gillian Flynn's shortest tale is a mind bending mix of unreliable narrators as a former sex worker pretending to be a palm reader is asked to help a family living in a haunted house with a dangerous stepson. Who is truly playing who in this game?
After killing Gods and Titans through various PlayStation titles, Kratos seeks to keep his past in the past until the death of his second wife and a son that he must train to understand his godly powers and responsibilities, brings Kratos into his biggest adventure yet: Fatherhood.
On my way to getting help for long existing problems, I suddenly lost the therapist I was seeing, taking months before I was able to finally find someone that could get me on the right track again.
When the Twin Cities are rocked with the high profile crime of a wealthy woman accused of murder, PI Holland Taylor returns in the first novel in many years to get to the bottom of a case shrouded in mystery.
Saving the kingdom on your television or in handhold mode, Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition is coming to Nintendo Switch with all the characters you remember and added costumes, modes, and unlock-able items.
A mother's worst nightmare, six year old Aiden goes missing from his school during a weather emergency, his jacket found floating in the flood waters of the nearby river. After seven years with no body or leads, Emma is forced to declare her son dead- until ten years later a boy appears.
Born into a mountain community in Nepal, Lakshmi struggles to survive each season as the impact of droughts and monsoons devastates her families crops, and her selfish stepfather gambles away what little the family has. Against her mother's wishes, Lakshmi is sold to human trafficking.
Jamie remembers that day clearly: rushing around to get a present for a birthday party her daughters were attending for a friend, Bailey and Kylie are taken while waiting in car for their mother. The investigation takes a bizarre turn as more cases of missing little girls seem connected.
The third princess of the Mario franchise- Youtubers and fans pose an interesting conclusion based on Rosalina's storybook backstory in Super Mario Galaxy- Could Princess Peach be her mother from a previous reshuffling of the Universe? Is this the connection of all Mario games?
Mario's friendly dinosaur mount since the early 90's the beloved green Yoshi has spanned various Nintendo titles, continuing to a new game to be released on The Switch.
On Saturday nights in a Texas town, women are mysteriously vanishing in a weekly series of abductions, all young and blond. The killer is brash, taking some from public places, leaving their bodies in the woods in white nightgowns and heavy makeup surrounded by photos of other victims.
Dealing with feuding friends, self attention seeking posts, and having several of my social media accounts hacked and sending out spam several times; the thrill of "connecting" became more of a nuisance.
After one the most despised finale of Prime Time history, The Connor's redeem themselves for those confusing last seasons of Roseanne including Dan's death, an affair, winning the lottery, and a "it was all a book" ending.
Elderly sisters An'gel and Dickce were just looking for a week of cat sitting, when a woman from their college years mysteriously shows up on their porch claiming her family is trying to kill her; not long after carloads of strangers begin to flood the manor each with problems of their own.
In the mid 80's several friends are out in the woods near their home when they find a trail of chalk arrows and drawings of stick people, a secret symbol they use for each other, leading to the remains of a young girl's body dismembered.
Introduced in Super Mario Bros 3, The Koopalings are introduced as King Koopa or Bowser's children, though later games and cartoons only mention the "team of seven" as Bowser's minions with Bowser Jr as the only child.
After patriarch of the Finch family, Odin planned to move his home to an island outside Washington, each generation of Finch descendants have been cursed untimely deaths, their home standing as a mausoleum with bedrooms sealed off in memory of those that have passed. The final Finch is coming home.
Since the first appearance in Super Mario Bros 3, Boo has undergone a few makeover and name changes but the shy little ghost remain a mainstay of the Mario franchise.
Tucked into the Arklay Mountain, the Spencer Mansion seemed innocent enough to hole up the remaining S.T.A.R.S members until help arrives, but looks are deceiving at the massive estate.
Originally not meant to be in the Mario franchise, a re-skinned game Doki Doki Panic, became the Western worlds Super Mario 2 bringing a strange story, but some infamous enemies to later games.
The battle between Heaven, Hell, and one feisty Umbra Witch comes to The Switch as one of the adult titles ported to the console, and the masterpiece that is Bayonetta 2 leaves fans stunned.
The finest of Headmaster Hogwarts School has ever seen, Albus Dumbledore kept many things about his past private, but his sexuality may not make it on screen though it plays a major role in the story.
A recent radio poll asked "Do persons that smoke take advantage of more breaks than non smoking coworkers?" and that got me thinking about my own experiences on the job.
The first Mario adventure for The Switch, new downloadable content brings Mario's green-clad brother into the game for extra mini games.
Born into a cult, her mother Daliah grooms Alessa to bring about the new God, but the fragments of her soul go on to heavily influence the horrors of Silent Hill.
With The Switch becoming one of Nintendo's best selling consoles in over a decade, its newest accessory The Labo, is raising eyebrows at the newest innovation for the device.
With The Walking Dead star Lauren Cohan taking a lead role on a new show, media is quickly reporting the zombie apocalypse show may be losing yet another main cast member for Season 9.
Nearing two year old, I decided to try harness training on my tabby, Alessa who suffers from separation anxiety when I leave the house. By expanding her territory, I hope to soothe her fears.
Hidden in a classroom closet by his first grade teacher, Zach is spared from the gunman, but in the aftermath, including the death of a sibling, he must teach the adults in his life to live and love.
Recovering from the shock of a home invasion, couple Steph and Mark decide to join a house swap site thinking that a week in Paris will heal their relationship, only to find their trip to a nightmare
In a beautifully dark world reminiscent of a playable Tim Burton creation, Tasier Studios keeps adding to the intrigue that is horror puzzler Little Nightmares with three DLC updates.
The best and brightest of horror fiction writers are summoned for an evening at a haunted house to be live streamed on Halloween, what is unleashed from that house is an unspeakable horror.
Released to PlayStation in 2015, Until Dawn was a game changer in the cinematic horror games. Prequels, Rush Of Blood and The Inpatient are released to VR boosting the librar but isolating non VR play
A captivating reflection on both the U.S. occupation of the Middle East and a new turn on the classic Frankenstein story, Ahmed Saadawi's new novel is a terrifying take on modern horror.
Valentine's Day is filled with candy, cute plush animals, reservations at romantic restaurants, and those "Mood Setting" romantic ballad CDs they sell, but most of the tracks are far from romantic.
After several games in the Metal Gear Franchise, fans worry the series is jumping the shark with the introduction of Zombie-type enemies in Metal Gear Survive
As we wait for new releases on the year old The Switch console, Nintendo smartly still sells both their 3DS and 2Ds models with the Virtual Console to bring classic games on the go.
You have said the vows, taken the honeymoon, and become Mrs. How do you then change your name legally and does it depend on state?
The new girl in school TifAni FaNelli is quickly singled out for everything from her name to being from a poorer area. Ani is a survivor but the baggage from her ordeal keeps her prisoner as an adult.
As the last of the shops on Belmont and Clark closed up shop to make way for a Super Target, I knew the city where I spent so much of my childhood stopped being the background for my dreams.
In anticipation of the remaster of Resident Evil 2 for PlayStation 4, I took on playing Resident Evil: Code Veronica X, reminding me while I love this franchise and the challenge of tank controls.
One of the few horror titles on The Switch, Don't Knock Twice promises as creepy haunted house tale, yet falls flat in every aspect of jump scares, puzzles, and can't stick the landing at the ending.
Adding to its horror inspired DLC content, Dead By Daylight takes a stab at the Saw Franchise and The Pig as the new brutal antagonist to its legion of killers.
Too large for designer sizes and not a plus size, finding clothing for my new job nearly brings me to tears every attempt. Why is shopping for women's clothing always such a hassle?
The only survivor on a night coined The Satan Sacrifice which took the lives of her mother and sisters, Libby pointed the finger at her brother, only to now question everything she was told.
With the a dysfunctional workplace starting to effect my health, I knew it was time to explore other opportunities rather the continue to let a bad company ruin me.
Services will preserve and mount body art of the deceased for a unique family heirloom, but is the practice creepy?
Recently developed into a Netflix series of the same name, Alias Grace is a tale with an extremely unreliable narrator as the only witness to the death of her employers at her hands.
More selective of his friends than their canine counterparts, being friends with a cat is a very special arrangement indeed as most of the interaction is on their terms at any given time.
The World Health Organization ads "Gaming Disorder" to the ranks of more serious disorders as of January, arguably a laughable addition.
Recently announced as The Walking Dead gears up for the mid-season premier of Season 8, AMC makes a change in show runners as rating of the show continue to fall.
From the age of eight when my parents first discussed divorcing, I have to fight with bulimia making various appearances in my life when there was little else to have control over.
Decades after being bullied on the playground, I am finding through therapy the hold over from childhood trauma is still effecting my relationships with people as an adult
Long before He That Should Not Be Named, another terrible force threatened the wizarding world in the Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them series, but was Grindelwald actually worse than Voldemort?
After months of research and deliberation, I was ready to test drive a few cars as my lease came to an end and my research concludes the stereotype of women being manipulated buying cars still lives.
For months, I continued to suffer in silence unable to tell anyone that each day I was closer to the brink of self destruction and crying out for help. Then I took the first steps of getting help.
For hospital patients the family members that are there to support them are an important piece of recovery, so why all too often are the patient's guests treated like they are a nuisance?
On a warm summer afternoon, Cora Bender murders a man at seemingly random. The sinister truth behind Cora's reasoning for the murder is more horrifying at each page turn.
In a world that loves mashups in their media, fans proposed that links in The Walking Dead had roots in Breaking Bad, all just theory or is it as prequel Fear The Walking Dead gives nod to tie in.
From the plumbers first romp through the Mushroom Kingdom, Mario's power-ups have advanced greatly from his 8 bit origins.
Returning to the home town the bullied her as an environmental lawyer, Abby Williams hopes to blame a local corporation for illness and ends up unraveling an event more bizarre event from her past.
Based on a North Carolina folklore legend that led to the erection of a statue of a murdered woman, Sharyn McCrumb's The Unquiet Grave is a haunting read
Consumed with jobs and family matters, most people over 30 seems to know little more than coworkers or neighbors when it comes to social relationships. Is it our busy schedule that makes it so hard?
Just hours after being thankful for everything we already have, Black Friday shopping invades the holiday feast bringing fights and chaos to a mall near you in the name of low prices
Growing up with very little relationship, it is still hard as an adult to hear others explain the man my father was to them- when I still am at odds with what his absence did to me
In the aftermath of the showdown between Ethan and the Bakers in the Louisiana swamps, downloaded content has furthered the story of Resident Evil 7, now even more answers
After eight seasons, many fans gripe the quality of the writing is falling fast for The Walking Dead and as the show promises the best season yet; its fails to deliver
An aging rock star and his friends get more than they bargain for when a haunted suit and an angry ghost add to his collection of macabre items in his farm house
Rumored for 2018 release as a Playsation 4 exclusive, little is still known about the return of the heartbreaking franchise The Last of Us.
Forcing myself to give up things like eating and sleeping to get the second half review of The Evil Within 2 before Halloween, I quickly ate my words on what an easy time I was having with the title
Released on Friday, October 13, the highly anticipated sequel to The Evil Within scares up hype for its new game play type and horrifying open world
A narrative on self preservation, the pursuit of self, and racial identity, Danzy Senna's newest novel brings more to the table than a simple coming of age story.
Go straight until you see the gas station, then make a left, then go until you see a huge tree... It is a wonder anyone ever found anything pre- GPS
After an early access plagued with sever issues, the physical copy of Friday the 13th will be released on Friday for Playstation 4 and Xbox One
Librarian sleuth, Aurora Teagarden returns with a new adventure: a baby, a missing nanny, and a body in the backyard
Worshiped by ancient cultures, feared for their connection to witchcraft by others; our furry feline friends have a month of awareness all their own
Unpopular and shy in grade school, I thought all I ever wanted was to be one of the popular girls- until it cost me almost everything
Even the littlest details cycle back through various seasons of American Horror Story from season to season
With the fate of women's health changing everyday with the attempted repeal and replace of Obamacare, some websites are stepping up to make it easier for birth control to get into the hands of women
As the fourth quarter video games seasons rolls in some of the best in spooky titles debut
In the spooky little town of Midnight Texas, the super group of paranormal beings take a stand against evil
Since Tango Gameworks and Bethesda release The Evil Within in 2016, and various DLC's to follow, the survival horror community has been screaming for another release in the franchise
After a full week in the office, running a house hold on a budget is also a full time job
Three cats and a 13-hour drive later, felines, their humans, and everyone's sanity remained in tact.