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Review: “The Mirror of the Nameless,” Luke Walker

Rating: 5 out of 5 Luke Walker’s horror novel The Mirror Of The Nameless was written before his The Day of the New Gods, but in-world it takes place afterward. I read Day first, and I’d recommend doing it that

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Review: “The Day of the New Gods,” Luke Walker

Rating: 5 out of 5 Luke Walker’s horror novel The Day Of The New Gods is original and attention-catching. Brian Jackson and his crew (Buggy/Kev, Andy, John, and Willie) just robbed a bank. They’re commandeering a bus to get them

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Review: “Reclaimed,” Madeleine Roux

Rating: 5 out of 5 Madeleine Roux’s science fiction/horror novel Reclaimed takes place a couple hundred years in the future. Earth is in bad shape, and Senna lives on a space station. She has a lot of trauma from a

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Review: “Everything Is Horrible Now,” Edward Lorn

Rating: 4 out of 5 In Edward Lorn’s Everything is Horrible Now: A Novel of Cosmic Horror, Father George kills his wife and child, sits muttering on his porch, then, when a neighbor child (Wesley) arrives, shoots himself in the

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Short Take: “Black Site,” Michael Patrick Hicks

Rating: 4 out of 5 Michael Patrick Hicks brings us the bio-horror tale, Black Site. It’s a blend of science fiction and horror that takes place on an abandoned mining colony, in a lab. All of the characters were vat-grown

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Review: “The Taking,” Dean Koontz

Rating: 5 out of 5 Dean Koontz’s The Taking: A Novel is a fascinating genre blend of cosmic horror and alien abduction science fiction. Molly Sloan wakes up to a bizarre and furious downpour outside. The rain is ever-so-slightly glowing,

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Review: “The Atrocity Archives,” Charles Stross

Rating: 5 out of 5 I heard about Charles Stross on a certain facebook horror books group, and when I checked out The Atrocity Archives (A Laundry Files Novel), I had to give it a try. It’s a brilliant blend

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Review: “A Broken Darkness,” Premee Mohamed

Rating: 5 out of 5 NOTE ADDED: Now it’s looking like there WILL be a third book in this series, so I’m upping my rating to a 5/5. I’m fine with waiting to see what’s going on–I just didn’t want

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Review: “Unfortunate Elements of My Anatomy,” Hailey Piper

Rating: 5 out of 5 Hailey Piper’s Unfortunate Elements of My Anatomy is a brilliant collection of (mostly) LGBTQ+ horror stories filled with incredibly strong women (and a few others). It includes a variety of horror elements, from cosmic horror

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Review: “The Gulp,” Alan Baxter

Rating: 5 out of 5 I love Alan Baxter’s work–especially his horror–and The Gulp: Tales From The Gulp 1 is a collection of five stories about a remote Australian town with a whole lot of secrets. The town of Gulpepper

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