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Midnight on Beacon Street by Emily Ruth Verona

Emily Ruth Verona lives in New Jersey with a very small dog. 

Last Updated on February 28, 2024 by BiblioLifestyle

The Reader's Couch podcast - Midnight on Beacon Street by Emily Ruth Verona

Midnight on Beacon Street by Emily Ruth Verona

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If you love classic horror movies and 90’s nostalgia then you’re in for a treat because Emily Ruth Verona joins me on the couch to talk about her debut horror thriller “Midnight on Beacon Street.”  In the novel, we follow a babysitter named Amy who is hired to watch two children while their mom goes on a date.  But Amy’s world is turned upside down when a group of obnoxious teens arrives for a party, supernatural occurrences start happening, a mysterious caller hangs up as soon as she answers the phone, and one of the children she’s babysitting finds himself standing over a dead body.  So in this episode, Emily and I talked about her new book, and we had so much fun playing some 90’s classic horror movie trivia filled with fun facts, classic lines in movies, and lots more.

Midnight on Beacon Street by Emily Ruth Verona on Amazon or Bookshop.   

Midnight on Beacon Street

Midnight on Beacon Street by Emily Ruth Verona on Amazon or Bookshop.   

BOOKS MENTIONED DURING THE SHOW

BOOKS READ, LOVED, AND WOULD NOW RECOMMEND

  • All Hollow Girls by Jessica Drake-Thomas
  • Looking Glass Sound by Catriona Ward
  • The Writing Retreat by Julia Bartz

CHILDHOOD FAVORITES

  • A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
  • Dear America book series

CURRENTLY READING & BOOKS ON THE TBR

  • This Wretched Valley by Jenny Kiefer
  • Beneath the Poet’s House by Christa Carmen
  • A Botanical Daughter by Noah Medlock
  • I Was A Teenage Slasher by Stephen Graham Jones
  • This Skin Was Once Mine and Other Disturbances by Eric LaRocca
author Emily Ruth Verona

About Emily Ruth Verona

Emily Ruth Verona is the author of the novel Midnight on Beacon Street, published by Harper Perennial in January 2024. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing and Cinema Studies from the State University of New York at Purchase. In 2014 she won the Pinch Literary Award in Fiction. She is a Bram Stoker Award nominee, a Jane Austen Short Story Award Finalist, and a Luke Bitmead Bursary Finalist. Previous publication credits include fiction and poetry featured in several anthologies as well as magazines such as The PinchLamplight MagazineMystery TribuneBlack Telephone Magazine, The Ghastling, and Nightmare Magazine. Her essays/articles have appeared online for Tor, Bookbub, Litro, BUST, and Bloody Women. In 2023, she founded the horror book blog Frightful. She lives in New Jersey with a very small dog. 

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