Tagged: horror

Revival by Stephen King

Revival by Stephen King starts out strong. I was quickly pulled into the life of Jamie Morton, a young boy with a bucket of toy soldiers. I love the nostalgic feeling that is built here. King does a wondrous job of not just telling you the story, but making you feel you are there, like you are somehow taken back in...

The Broken Road by Teresa Frohock

I’ve been meaning to read something by Teresa Frohock for years, but her books have unfortunately remained in that large and looming list of books I really do want to read, but just haven’t managed to yet. When I saw she had a new novella coming out, and one that looks to be the start of a new series, I...

Waiting on Wednesday – The Heart Does Not Grow Back

Waiting on Wednesday is a meme hosted by Breaking the Spine to let us share our excitement for books coming out soon. I have to send some thanks to Tammy at Books, Bones and Buffy for bringing this one to my attention in her WoW post a few weeks ago. Now, I am really looking forward to seeing if this book is as...

Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes

After finishing this book, I can’t help but ask myself why I have not read anything by Lauren Beukes before. This book is is just incredible (for lack of a more imaginative word). It is horrific, spell-binding and poetic, a fantastic story that left me both incredibly satisfied and wanting to read more by the author. “This city is all about the...

Waiting on Wednesday – The Lesser Dead

Waiting on Wednesday is a meme hosted by Breaking the Spine to let us share our excitement for books coming out soon.   All I can say is that Between Two Fires blew me away earlier this year. The horror elements that he wove in with historical fiction were amazing.  I find it quite interesting that all of Buehlman’s books have such a...

Horns by Joe Hill

I read this book last year, and decided it was time to review it. It is easily one of my favorite reads last year and really reminded me why I used to read horror. The emotional connection with the characters is superb and really makes the book what it is. And the first few chapters … gah! Prepare for some...

Horrorstor by Grady Hendrix

OK, so what can make a a really good ghost story even more terrifying? Hmmm…. how about being stuck in a ghost story with your co-workers. *Yikes* What could make it even creepier than that? Place it in a big box commercial furniture chain Super Store. *Shudder* Full of corporate propaganda! *Gasp* And a trail of put together furniture featured on...

Waiting on Wednesday – Broken Monsters

Waiting on Wednesday is a meme hosted by Breaking the Spine to let us share our excitement for books coming out soon.   I’ve heard great things about Lauren Beukes’ previous books, but for some reason have yet to read anything by her. But this one? With a quote like: “BROKEN MONSTERS is the genre-redefining thriller about the horror of our city’s future.”...

The String Diaries by Stephen Lloyd Jones

The String Diaries is a mysterious and intriguing tale. There’s no build up in this one, you are thrown straight into the action and are left trying to puzzle together everything through out the book. I tend to like that, and so I felt this started off very strong. The story features three different (alternating) timelines, each providing a piece of the...

Waiting on Wednesday – Horrorstor

Waiting on Wednesday is a meme hosted by Breaking the Spine. It’s all about sharing our excitement for books coming out soon.   What?? A creepy IKEA catalog type of book telling a horror story? I can’t even imagine exactly how this works, but I am beyond intrigued and definitely MUST READ!   Horrostor by Grady Hendrix Expected publication: September 23rd 2014 by Quirk Books...