Category Archives: fiction

Review: Nightmare Fuel by Nina Nesseth

Buy it here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: Nightmare Fuel by Nina Nesseth is a pop-science look at fear, how and why horror films get under our skin, and why we keep coming back for more. Do you like scary movies?Have you ever … Continue reading

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Review: Satin Island by Tom McCarthy

Buy it here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: From the author of Remainder (the major feature-film adaption of which will be released in 2015) and C (short-listed for the Booker Prize), and winner of the Windham Campbell Prize, a novel that promises to give us the … Continue reading

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Review: Why Read: Selected Writing 2001-2021 by Will Self

Buy it here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: From one of the most unusual and distinctive writers working today, dubbed “the most daring and delightful novelist of his generation” by the Guardian, Will Self’s Why Read is a cornucopia of thoughtful and … Continue reading

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Review: Inspection by Josh Malerman

Buy it here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: J is a student at a school deep in a forest far away from the rest of the world. J is one of only twenty-six students, all of whom think of the school’s enigmatic … Continue reading

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Review: Death of a Dancing Queen by Kimberly G. Giarratano

Preorder it here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: After her mother’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis, Billie Levine revamped her grandfather’s private investigation firm and set up shop in the corner booth of her favorite North Jersey deli hoping the free pickles and flexible hours … Continue reading

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Review: Thistlefoot by GennaRose Nethercott

Buy it here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: In the tradition of modern fairytales like American Gods and Spinning Silver comes a sweeping epic rich in Eastern European folklore–a debut novel about the ancestral hauntings that stalk us, and the uncanny power of story. The Yaga … Continue reading

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Review: Festival by Christopher Golden and Tim Lebbon

Buy it here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: New York Times bestselling horror writers Christopher Golden and Tim Lebbon create a music festival to die for in this illustrated novel with artwork by Peter Bergting! The Valhalla music festival commemorates a long-ago Viking … Continue reading

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Review: The Resting Place by Camilla Sten

Buy it here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: A spine-chilling, propulsive psychological suspense from international sensation Camilla Sten. The medical term is prosopagnosia. The average person calls it face blindness—the inability to recognize a familiar person’s face, even the faces of those … Continue reading

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Review: 40 by Alan Heathcock

Buy it here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: From the award-winning author Alan Heathcock comes an American myth of the future: a vision of civil war, spectacle, and disaster of biblical proportions. In a future America ravaged by natural disaster, pandemic, and … Continue reading

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Review: A Small Light and Other Stories by Sara Century

Buy it Here: Publisher Website, Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: A mysterious woman stalks a seaside town. An isolated couple inhabit a house full of tropical birds. A rowboat floats down a river toward a witch’s cave. Death wanders an unnamed city … Continue reading

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