Category Archives: Horror

The Haunted Vagina, by Carlton Mellick, III (2011)

Carlton Mellick III is at the foremost of the new “Bizarro” fiction genre, and “The Haunted Vagina” is certainly bizarre. It’s also hysterically funny in parts, oddly touching in others, and really, a damned good read…for some people. Steve works … Continue reading

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The Possession: Writer’s Block Trilogy #1, by A.K. Kuykendaal (2012)

“The Possession” is a hard book to review. I just want to say that up top. For the first half, “The Possession” feels like a mash-up of “Rosemary’s Baby,” “The Dark Half,” and “Child’s Play.” It’s clunky and hard to … Continue reading

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Doctor Sleep, by Stephen King (2013)

Stephen King has created some amazing characters in his career, and in the process of creating them, I think he’s become a character himself, far more so than other equally prolific writers. King is the guy who doesn’t just write … Continue reading

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The Boy Who Could See Demons, by Carolyn Jess-Cooke (2013)

“The Boy Who Could See Demons” is named Alex Connolly. He’s ten-years-old, and lives in a decrepit council house in Belfast, Northern Ireland. His mother, Cindy, has serious problems. She loves Alex, but she can barely take care of herself. … Continue reading

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Hungry Ghost (Tales of The Pack #2), by Allison Moon (2013)

Hungry Ghost by Allison Moon My rating: 5 of 5 stars “Plus, Lesbian werewolf sex is kinda weird,” she said with a laugh. “Too much fur. Long claws. It all just gets in the way.” (from “Hungry Ghost,” Chapter 4) … Continue reading

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Lunatic Fringe, by Allison Moon (2011)

Lunatic Fringe by Allison Moon My rating: 5 of 5 stars Allison Moon’s debut novel, “Lunatic Fringe,” is one of the most difficult novels I’ve read as far as classification. “Fiction” was easy, as was “Series,” since the second novel … Continue reading

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My Demon, by Lisa Hinsley (2011)

My Demon by Lisa Hinsley My rating: 5 of 5 stars I wonder whether Alex would have found her demon, if only she hadn’t smoked that new weed her boyfriend got. However, Alexandra Walker did get high that night, she … Continue reading

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