Book Review: Breathe.Breathe by Erin Sweet Al-Mehairi

National poetry month may have concluded for yet another year but I'm making a commitment to include more poetry in my TBR from now on. Now, let's be clear, I'm not about to rush out and invest in the greatest works of William Wordsworth, I believe we should all read what we love, too many... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Dark Screams Volume 8

Frank Darabont, Bentley Little, Benjamin Percy, Billie Sue Mosiman, Kealan Patrick Burke, and Glen Hirshberg share chilling tales of ancient evils and wicked desires in this spooky collection assembled by renowned horror editors Brian James Freeman and Richard Chizmar. WALPUSKI’S TYPEWRITER by Frank Darabont They say that genius is ten percent inspiration and ninety percent... Continue Reading →

I Am Behind You by John Ajvide Lindqvist

"A heartbreaking and horrifying horror from the author of Let the Right One In. Molly wakes her mother to go to the toilet. The campsite is strangely blank. The toilet block has gone. Everything else has gone too. This is a place with no sun. No god. Just four families remain. Each has done something to bring... Continue Reading →

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

"Maybe there is a beast...maybe it's only us" A plane crashes on an uninhabited island and the only survivors, a group of schoolboys, assemble on the beach and wait to be rescued. At first, the boys revel in the freedom of limited adult supervision but very quickly they realise that being rescued is increasingly unlikely.... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Making Of Gabriel Davenport by Beverley Lee

In a house built on truth, something lays hidden. Beth and Stu Davenport moved to the English hillside town of Meadowford Bridge to give their young son, Gabriel, an idyllic, rural childhood. But in a single evening, the Davenports' dream is shattered by a hidden, ancient darkness -- and their lives are forever changed. Years... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Pork Pie Hat by Peter Straub

“The jazz legend known as Pork Pie Hat has never told anyone about the horrible event he witnessed as a child in the forbidden woods known as The Backs, even though the events of that Halloween night have haunted him even since. But Hat is sick now, nearing the end of a long slide through the depths of alcoholism and depression, and the time has come for the truth to be known about what he saw…and what he did”.

We Were Kings by Thomas O’Malley and Douglas Graham Purdy

The body had been tarred and feathered, but it wasn't like anything Owen had ever read about in history books. The premise of this book is quite clear from the beginning, things are not as they seem. The story focuses on the shadowy underbelly of 1950's Boston and it starts with the discovery of a... Continue Reading →

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