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Wednesday, June 5, 2024

[Spotlight] —"THE NASTY: The Complete Series"

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I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the THE NASTY: The Complete Series by John Lees & Adam Cahoon Blog Tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours. Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway! 


About the Book

The Ring meets Empire Records in THE NASTY, a coming-of-age horror story splattered with dark comedy, as a group of horror movie-loving teens bites off more than they can handle when the most sought-after video nasty ever slips through their fingers, and they are forced to film their own video nasty slasher movie – where evil, screams, and nightmares bleed into reality.

Keep telling yourself: “IT’S ONLY A MOVIE!!!

Isn't it?

Scotland, 1994.

Eighteen-year-old Graeme “Thumper” Connell still has an imaginary friend: the masked killer from his favorite slasher film. Thumper is obsessed with horror and always has been. He fills his time with scary VHS rentals and hanging out with his friends and fellow fans, The Murder Club. But everything changes when his local video shop acquires one of the notorious films known as “video nasties” — films so scary they’re the target of the British Moral Decency League’s crusade to ban and burn.

But it’s only a movie, right?

It’s all just imaginary, isn’t it?

The Nasty is a story about the perception of evil, the power of genre, the love of fandom, the need to create art, oh, and crap-your-pants TERROR! Become a bonafide member of The Murder Club: pick up this book!

For fans of Stranger ThingsStand By Me, IT, The Monster SquadDonnie DarkoEmpire RecordsMy Best Friend’s Exorcism and other books by Grady Hendrix, fans of Stephen King and Neil Gaiman, Little Monsters (Jeff Lemire & Dustin Nguyen), The Closet (James Tynion IV), The Me You Love in the Dark (Skottie Young & Jorge Corona), Giant DaysAfterlife With Archie, Killadelphia (Rodney Barnes & Jason Shawn Alexander), and Proctor Valley Road.


Horror Comics To Watch For in 2023 

“There is no other title I have been more excited about than this because it is a love letter to horror while tackling the conservatism we are seeing rise in pop culture today..." - Fangoria

“The Nasty is a bloody valentine to slashers and the outsiders who love them.”– AIPT

The Nasty is a love letter to slasher flicks and a generation of kids who loved them. Tender, funny, surprising, endearing, with an emerging horrific twist. We had Faces of Death as the taboo underground horror tape that was whispered about but it wasn't cursed. The Nasty takes a fun nostalgic trip down memory lane and elevates it to a new level of horror. – 
Lotusland Comics


About John Lees

John Lees is an award-winning comic book writer from Glasgow, Scotland. He is best known for his work on acclaimed horror series AND THEN EMILY WAS GONE, with artist Iain Laurie, and hard-boiled Glasgow crime saga SINK, drawn by frequent collaborator Alex Cormack. Currently, Lees is the co-creator and writer of THE NASTY from Vault Comics. John's other credits include superhero drama THE STANDARD, serial killer thriller OXYMORON: THE LOVELIEST NIGHTMARE, psychedelic nightmare quest QUILTE, and a story for TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES UNIVERSE. His latest projects are MOUNTAINHEAD, a snow-swept thriller from IDW Publishing, working with artist Ryan Lee, and HOTELL, a horror anthology series from AWA Upshot, featuring artist Dalibor Talajic.

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About Adam Cahoon

Tuffs, Origin House: Spa and Retreat, and Anomaly, as well as his design work with Second Rocket Comics. His other credits include the fan comic Silver Surfer Grey, and the forth-coming I Was A Teenage Ghost Rider. He has design work as well as short comics in the forthcoming books Everything Is Different Now from Justin Richards, Morsels by J Donahue, and Dead Blood by DB Andry.

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Giveaway Details

2 winners will receive finished copies of THE NASTY: The Complete Series

US Only

Ends June 25th, midnight EST

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Tour Schedule

Week One:


Two Chicks on Books

Excerpt/IG Post


The Momma Spot






Fire and Ice Reads

Excerpt/IG Post


Sadie's Spotlight

Interview Adam Cahoon/IG Post


Writer of Wrongs


Week Two:



IG Review



IG Review


Comic Book Yeti

Interview John Lees/X Post


Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer

Review/IG Post



IG Review



IG Review



IG Review

Week Three:


Books and Zebras

IG Review


The Book Critic

Review/IG Post





Country Mamas With Kids

Review/IG Post





Brandi Danielle Davis

IG Review/TikTok Post


A Blue Box Full of Books

IG Review/LFL Drop Pic/TikTok Post

Week Four:



IG Review/TikTok Post



IG Review/TikTok Post



IG Review



IG Review/TikTok Post


Two Points of Interest

Review/IG Post


Lifestyle of Me


Monday, May 22, 2023


Find the book on Goodreads and Books2Read

I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the CHUPACARTER AND THE HAUNTED PIÑATA by George Lopez & Ryan Calejo blog tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours. Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway! 

Monday, February 13, 2023

[Spotlight] —Bobbi Smith's "Half-Breed's Lady"

Do you recall those risqué historical romance novels that our mothers used to read? You know, the ones with a stunning woman and a chiseled male in a passionate embrace on the cover? My mother used to have a ton of these paperbacks when I was a kid, and because I'm a bookworm, I eventually read a couple of them out of boredom. 
I'm deviating from my own rule of not publishing spotlights. As you might have guessed from the title of this post, I'm spotlighting Half-Breed's Lady by Bobbi Smith. It's the sixth book in the Women Ahead of Their Times series, and it also happens to have one of those risqué covers. It's evident that romance book covers have changed throughout the years, for better or worse—you decide.
In my opinion, those earlier covers stand out from the mass in contrast to the more recent and uninteresting ones. Given that this blog has a significant female readership, I thought I'd offer a highlight for Half-Breed's Lady. The book is currently $2.99 on Kindle at You may read it for free on Kindle Unlimited as well. Additionally, Defiant, another book by Bobbi Smith, is available for $2.49 on Kindle at