Category Archives: fiction

Review: The Vegetarian by Han Kang

Buy it here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis:; Before the nightmare, Yeong-hye and her husband lived an ordinary life. But when splintering, blood-soaked images start haunting her thoughts, Yeong-hye decides to purge her mind and renounce eating meat. In a country where … Continue reading

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Review: Something More Than Night by Kim Newman

Buy Here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: Dulwich College, England 1904. A young Raymond Chandler meets an enthusiastic cricketer named Billy Pratt (later Boris Karloff). Sharing a sense of being outsiders at school, the two young men become friends and Chandler encourages … Continue reading

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Review: Below by Laurel Hightower

Pre-order Here: Ghoulish Books Synopsis: While driving through the mountains of West Virginia during a late-night snowstorm, a recently divorced woman experiences bizarre electrical problems, leaving her with little choice but to place her trust with a charismatic truck driver. … Continue reading

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Review: The Strange Bird: A Borne Story by Jeff VanderMeer

Buy it Here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: The Strange Bird—from New York Times bestselling novelist Jeff VanderMeer—is a digital original that expands and weaves deeply into the world of his “thorough marvel”* of a novel, Borne. The Strange Bird is a new kind of … Continue reading

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Review: The Prisoners of Stewartville by Shannon Felton

Buy here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: Everyone knew about Stewartville’s dark history. The mining war that led to the prisons. The prisons that brought the corruption. The drugs and the crime. It was no secret that something was wrong with the … Continue reading

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Review: The New Girls’ Patient by Ruthann Jagge

Buy here: Godless, Amazon Synopsis: Jamie Carver is an inexperienced young woman eager to change her life.  Recently certified in nursing, she’s the new girl working at a facility for the elderly. When her favorite patient dies, the frail woman leaves her a handwritten recipe book … Continue reading

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Review: CoDex 1962 by Sjon

Buy it Here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: Spanning eras, continents, and genres, CoDex 1962—twenty years in the making—is Sjón’s epic three-part masterpiece Over the course of four dazzling novels translated into dozens of languages, Sjón has earned a global reputation as one … Continue reading

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Review: Cult Classic by Sloane Crosley

Tentative Release Date: June 7, 2022 Pre-order Here: Publisher Website, Bookshop, Amazon Synopsis: Cult Classic is a comic mystery about love, memory, and mind control from New York Times-bestselling author and two-time Thurber Prize finalist Sloane Crosley. One idle weeknight in New … Continue reading

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Review: Red Milk by Sjon

Buy it Here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: A timely and provocative novel about a mysterious Icelandic neo-Nazi and the enduring global allure of fascism. In England in 1962, an Icelandic man is found dead on a train bound for Cheltenham Spa. … Continue reading

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Review: Borne by Jeff VanderMeer

Buy it here: Signed Copies from author, Bookshop, Synopsis: In a ruined, nameless city of the future, a woman named Rachel, who makes her living as a scavenger, finds a creature she names “Borne” entangled in the fur of Mord, … Continue reading

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