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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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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 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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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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Doctor Sleep Book Review

If you are not familiar with Danny Torrance, then you have inadvertently deprived yourself of experiencing an icon of the beloved horror genre, Stephen King’s The Shining. As a fan of the horror genre and that especially of Stephen King, I am excited to see a new surge of popularity and interest. Great stories, as

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Books are a great storytelling tool for its almost limitless potential. You don’t have to worry about acting or special effects. You just have to make sure that, well, the writing is good. The slasher is one of my absolute favorite subgenres of horror and to see it unhampered in this novel by Ivy Tholen

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Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining is most definitely a landmark of horror history. I’ve personally seen it several times and it’s still effectively atmospheric. However, Stephen King’s book, the source material of Kubrick’s film, has been sitting in my shelf, unread until now. WHAT IS IT? Written by Stephen King, The Shining is about a family

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The only good indians book review

Your boy loves his tried and true horror books. However, there comes a time when you encounter something that familiar yet told in an unconventional and creative way. In that way, it is a new book. With that, I discovered author Stephen Graham Jones and his recently released novel, “The Only Good Indians.” WHAT IS

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What’s fun about trying out horror books from indie authors is that you get to find new reads that stray off the beaten path or stuff that goes beyond what the mainstream can offer. I sure am glad I took the plunge with “The Terror At Turtleshell Mountain” by Sean McDonough. The photo that accompanies

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