Editor's Note: I'm really excited about this Side by Side Review and we hope to do more of them. This book seemed like it was going to be a little too much for my sensibilities but the author was so professional in his review request that I wanted to be able to get his book reviewed somehow. I knew that Donnie and Alex would be down for this and I was curious to see how their experiences would line up. Their reviews follow.
I’m going to be completely honest with you guys here, Coyote Songs by Gabino Iglesias has produced the most challenging review I have written to date. What I felt while reading this novel was so overwhelming at times, that I found myself completely forgetting that I was trying to write about a novel, a piece of fiction, instead of the world we currently live in. I kept getting lost in tangents of thought that stemmed from ideas in the book and snow-balled into much larger issues.
THE TROOP Review, by The Horror Hypothesis.
“The universe can be a stone-cold asshole sometimes.” - Nick Cutter
Do you remember how old you were when you realized that adults, in general, don’t really know much about…anything? I was 7. My first grade teacher told me that negative numbers were not real. It was in this moment that it dawned on me that Mrs. Simpson, like so many adults, are full of shit.
George Carlin said something to the effect of, “think about how...
November Night Worms reads were:
3.5 Stars- Sadie Hartmann
4 Stars- Mindi Snyder
1 Star- Cody Tidwell
2 Stars- Emily Reed
4 Stars- Alex Pearson
4 Stars- Audra Figgins
2 Stars- Mindi Snyder
2 Stars- Audra Figgins
2 Stars- Emily Reed
There are three books in our January Book Club Package, "NEW YEAR, NEW FEAR".
Listen to what people have said about them so far! (some of our Night Worms like to be surprised by the books so the title and author have been withheld)
"I’ve just read ______ by _____. It’s brilliant, a wonderfully written dark weird adventure built around prohibition era moonshine running in Long Island. Recommended." Author, Alan Baxter
"What's most striking about _____, though, is its eloquent sadness. There's a darkness here, an irreparable degree of psychological damage borne of deep sorrow, but...