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5 Books That Broke My Reading Slump or (How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Horror)

5 Books That Broke My Reading Slump or (How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Horror)

5 Books That Broke My Reading Slump 

or (How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Horror)


All my life, I've been a reader. Some of my earliest memories are of my mom reading Hardy Boys books to me before bed. As a teenager, I devoured Michael Crichton and Clive Cussler's adventure books. In my 20s, I started to read books that I thought I was supposed to read, even if I sometimes didn't enjoy them. As my 20s progressed into my 30s, I began to read...


BOOK REVIEW: Side by Side Reviews of TRUE CRIME by Samantha Kolesnik

BOOK REVIEW: Side by Side Reviews of TRUE CRIME by Samantha Kolesnik

"I seriously can't recommend this novella enough. Horror fans need this. It's a brutal and unflinching story about psychotic siblings that will leave you gasping for air and wanting to look away. But you won't look away because you can't. This book demands your attention in a way that the best books do." @gowsy33

Full review HERE

5/5

"Samantha Kolesnik's debut hurts like unrelenting thumb pressure on a fresh bruise. An ugly, dark account of severe victimhood informing a young girl's lasting identity. Readers will endure...


BOOK REVIEW: Matt Reviews SLIMER by Harry Adam Knight and CHOP SHOP by Andrew Post

BOOK REVIEW: Matt Reviews SLIMER by Harry Adam Knight and CHOP SHOP by Andrew Post

Slimer by Harry Adam Knight

161 pages from Valancourt Press

 

Initially published in 1983, Slimer is the story of six drug smugglers stranded on an oil rig after their boat sinks. They find the platform deserted with only piles of clothes as evidence of the former inhabitants. Also, the rig isn’t decked out like an oil drilling equipment but scientific research equipment instead. Soon, the six drug smugglers find that they are not alone and are being hunted by something,...


BOOK REVIEW: Side by Side Reviews of DRACUL by Dacre Stoker and J. D. Barker

BOOK REVIEW: Side by Side Reviews of DRACUL by Dacre Stoker and J. D. Barker

“Just because nobody is there to witness such things doesn’t make them less true.”

First, let me confess that I have never read Dracula. I know I know tsk tsk!! But before you come for me, let me explain.  Dracula has always intimidated me. Anything that was written way back when has always intimidated me. I think it’s because I often find the writing hard to understand, and also a tad bit boring.  Well after listening to the audiobook for Dracul my need to read Dracula has increased.

Dracul...


Matt's Review of THE CULT CALLED FREEDOM HOUSE by Stephanie Evelyn

Matt's Review of THE CULT CALLED FREEDOM HOUSE by Stephanie Evelyn

The Cult Called Freedom House by Stephanie Evelyn

The Cult Called Freedom House is a debut novel from author Stephanie Evelyn. The story itself centers around a teenager named Samantha as she joins a Cult that calls themselves Freedom House. The cult’s leader, Cyrus, fancies himself a god on earth and has convinced his followers to believe in only him. There is a darkness coming, and only Cyrus can save them and only if they do as he commands. As Samantha progresses from initiate to...