Eric LaRocca brings us a short but darkly sweet tale of epistolary horror. While it may not be spilling blood by the bucketful, his novella of sadomasochism gone wrong had my stomach-churning right to the very end. Readers are subjected to a psychological spiral that goes into irreversible darkness that had my eyes glued to

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I will admit that when I first laid eyes upon Mexican Gothic in the horror section, I was unsure whether this story was supposed to be in horror or if another customer placed it there as they browsed through the shop. I say this because gothic novels, as far as I knew, were centered around

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Michael McDowell is one of the unsung horror writing greats that I haven’t read until recently. Boy, was putting off his first published novel The Amulet was a mistake. If you’re looking for a Southern Gothic flavor in your Final Destination (published years before the movie came out, actually!), this book is your go-to and

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The Living Dead Book Review

Mr. George A. Romero is the man, the myth, and the legend when it comes to the zombies of the silver screen. His iconic horror creation of the movie Night of the Living Dead (1968) is the foundation for most, if not all, American zombie films and stories. As a fan of the undead ghouls

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If you haven’t pre-ordered a copy, you’d better make sure to save a spot on your shelf for Chasing the Boogeyman by Richard Chizmar. One of the most highly anticipated horror novels to be released this summer, Chasing the Boogeyman has already gone into a second printing – before the title has even been released!

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 As a new fan of Fear Street, largely thanks to the pretty dang good film trilogy put out by Netflix (check out our reviews here, here, and here!), I’ve made it my mission to hunt down as many of the books as I can. Imagine my surprise when I discover that these books aren’t really

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 As a fan of slashers in film and book format, I feel like I’ve come to a point where I’m no longer fazed. That is, until I’ve read Sean McDonough’s The Class Reunion. Mr. McDonough previously wowed me with his ambitious and fun novel The Terror at Turtleshell Mountain, and during my slasher kick, it’s

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Ramsey Campbell Interview

A distinguished British horror author, who’s been the recipient of various awards in fiction and considered amongst the most revered veterans of the industry, Ramsey Campbell has established a strong legacy already to be regarded on level with many of the most esteemed writers of today. Prolific is an understatement, he’s served as both editor

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Gwendy's Button Box Review

Gwendy’s Button Box is a collaborative novella by Stephen King and Richard Chizmar. It takes place in Castle Rock, Maine, a place very near and dear to our hearts. We follow Gwendy Peterson after a very odd encounter with a man named Richard Farris. Gwendy’s Button Box is the first novel in the Gwendy’s Button

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Bag of Bones Book Review Stephen King

If you’re asking yourself, “Does Stephen King really need more book reviews?”, the answer is no – he really doesn’t. As one much more published and well-established reviewer once said, “Stephen King could write a grocery list and people would buy it.” With this also being true, Bag of Bones remains one of Stephen King’s

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