Hey, GoH gang! Dustin here again with some more Recent Reads that I’d love to recommend to y’all. I rarely have a bad time with the books I read. It takes a really special, not-for-me book to really get a bad rating from me. Fortunately, for this round, I still have a book that I think

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Hello, my lovelies in the GoH community, it is me again for another edition of Recent Reads. I know it’s been a while since the last update but your boy’s been going through a rough patch but whatever! I’ve kept track of all the things I’ve been reading in my notes and it’d be a

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For the past six years, Ronnie has worked selling merch for a perpetually touring band. Late nights, sweaty clubs, dingy motel rooms, endless roads—as rough as it’s been, there is no other way of life for this band of hungry succubi leaving bodies in their wake. Until she meets the enigmatic Helene. Helene is just

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Eric Schaller’s latest anthology, Voice of the Stranger, starts with a foreword exploring the birth of its title. Deftly put Schaller explains, “The title for my collection is taken from the song ‘Green Pastures’. The relevant lines read, “We will not heed to the voice of the stranger, for he would lead us on to

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The Helios Syndrome

The Helios Syndrome is a 2023 supernatural thriller novella penned from the mind of Vivian Shaw. Born in Kenya, Vivian moved to the US, where she earned a BA in art history, an MFA in creative writing and publishing arts, and currently works as a professional freelance editor and proofreader. She is most notable as

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Zombies, vampires, mechanical men, mad scientists, monsters, killer apes, living statues, ghosts, demons – all the iconic figures of bizarre cinema can be found in Japan’s early film output, filtered through that country’s unique lens of culture and myth. Carnal Curses, Disfigured Dreams from Author: Kagami Jigoku Kobayashi lists over 500 films in a detailed,

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The Shards Cover

Published while he was still in college, Bret Easton Ellis’ debut novel Less Than Zero (1985) established themes of isolation and excess still present in his work today. The narrator, a disaffected young adult named Clay, sets himself apart from his friends and longs to leave Los Angeles. He appears again in Ellis’ second book,

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Once again, readers, my insomnia had come to call, and I needed a good read for the night. However, choosing the story took some time. I wanted something different from the usual ghosts, vampires, and demons of contemporary horror. I craved a story with more complexity in its characters and antagonists. Michael McDowell’s Blackwater delivers!

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Monstrous Mythologies is a 2021 illustrated art book featuring work from American artist Michael Bukowski. The work is the first in a three-part series of Illustro Obscurum art books to be released by the Philadelphia-based artist. The book is edited by the award-winning Steve Berman and features an intro from Oakland-based artist Skinner. Michael has

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Hello, GoH friends! It is I, Dustin, gracing y’all with my presence once again for another installment of Recent Reads, where I share with you my thoughts about my most recently read books. Sadly, your boy’s been in a bit of a slump moment so now everything is just pouring out. But I thought, f**k

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