Category Archives: Reviews

Review: “Beautiful/Grotesque” edited by Sam Richard

Buy it here: Godless, Weirdpunk Books, Amazon Synopsis: Five authors of strange fiction, Roland Blackburn (Seventeen Names For Skin), Jo Quenell (The Mud Ballad), Katy Michelle Quinn (Winnie), Joanna Koch (The Wingspan of Severed Hands), and Sam Richard (Sabbath of … Continue reading

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Review: The Last House on Needless Street by Catriona Ward

Buy it here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: This is the story of a serial killer. A stolen child. Revenge. Death. And an ordinary house at the end of an ordinary street. All these things are true. And yet they are all … Continue reading

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Review: Mother Maggot by Simon McHardy

Buy it Here: Potter’s Grove Press, Godless.com Synopsis: After a fried-chicken-fuelled sex romp, Eddie embarks on a perverted odyssey. Murder, torture, geriatrics, bugs and big beautiful women all fail to satisfy him until he meets the Maggot Mother—a nymphomaniac, cannibal, … Continue reading

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Review: Unfortunates by Leo X. Robertson

Tentative release date: June 24, 2021 Preorder it here: Amazon Synopsis: In this collection of stories a sadistic blogger gleefully documents the murders of Hollywood celebrities. A journalist infiltrates a sex club for the physically impaired, finding he has more … Continue reading

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Review: Snowball by Gregory Bastianelli

Buy it here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: A group of motorists become stranded on a lonely stretch of highway during a Christmas Eve blizzard and fight for survival against an unnatural force in the storm. The gathered survivors realize a tenuous … Continue reading

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Review: Goblin by Josh Malerman

Preorder: Amazon Bookshop Synopsis: From the New York Times bestselling author of Bird Box and Malorie, a novella collection in which every story reveals a sinister secret about a mysterious small town Goblin seems like any other ordinary small town. But with the master storyteller … Continue reading

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Review: Boinking Bizarro edited by Danger Slater and Brian Asman

Buy it here: Death’s Head Press, Amazon Synopsis: From the demented minds of Bizarro authors Danger Slater and Brian Asman comes Boinking Bizarro, an anthology of weird literary parodies. You’ve never seen the classics quite like this. We’ve taken that … Continue reading

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Review: Girls Against God by Jenny Hval

Synopsis At once a time-travelling horror story and a fugue-like feminist manifesto, this is a singular, genre-warping new novel from the author of the acclaimed Paradise Rot “It’s 1992 and I’m the Gloomiest Child Queen.” Welcome to 1990s Norway. White … Continue reading

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Review: Later by Stephen King

Buy it here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: #1 bestselling author Stephen King returns with a brand-new novel about the secrets we keep buried and the cost of unearthing them. The son of a struggling single mother, Jamie Conklin just wants an … Continue reading

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Review: Pearl Jam’s Vs. by Clint Brownlee

Buy it here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: Vs. is the sound of a band on fire. The same confluence of talent, passion, timing, and fate that made “grunge” the world’s soundtrack also lit a short fuse beneath Pearl Jam. The band combusted … Continue reading

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