Five awesome spooky beach reads

Five awesome spooky beach reads

Who says beach reads need to be light and fluffy? Sometimes there’s nothing better than feeling the chill of a spooky book on a hot summer day. Jaws sets the standard, of course, but here’s five others to make this summer a little creepier. 1. Gotta start...
The real Shawshank Redemption

The real Shawshank Redemption

One of my favourite works of fiction has long been Stephen King’s Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption, which was turned into an equally brilliant movie. But is it fiction? The “real” Andy Dufresne was a man named Frank Freshwaters. In 1957,...

Ten books that will scare the sh*t out of you

The talk always turns to scary movies around this time of year. Freddie, Jason and Michael crawl out from under their respective rocks for the one month they are remembered and celebrated. But what about books? Sure, they’re not the best for quick scares, but a...