Grady Hendrix has tackled many horror tropes in his novels: a gateway to hell, possession and exorcism, selling your soul for rock and roll and vampires. In his latest book he takes on perhaps the most well known trope of the genre- the Final Girl.
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Mike’s Book Report: Devolution (2020)
★★★★ out of ★★★★★ The perfect metaphor/antidote to 2020. Well-meaning people set out to change the world, lessen their foot print, and revel in their own brainy viewpoint. Only to be horrifically outdone by the unplanned mysteries of mother nature and her largely uncaring and brutish ways. Devolution is exists in a very real space with very real consequences. It’s everything that 2020 has offered. From the hopefully earnest to the horrifically primal.
Liz’s Book Report: The Beauty of Horror Coloring Book Series
Need a little art therapy in 2020?Alan Robert has you covered with The Beauty of Horror Coloring Book Series
Mike’s Book Report: I’m Thinking of Ending Things
★★★★ out of ★★★★★ It’s been known throughout the human experience that the journey is far more rewarding than the end point. For mountain climbers the peak is only the halfway point. Few endeavors have one introspectively looking solely at the terminus. For horror fans the end often isn’t entirely satisfying and the nostalgia for a film (or book) lies in the way the spooks and chills unfold along the way. Ian Reid’s 2016 novel, I’m Thinking of Ending Things, is the pure embodiment of this sentiment.
Liz’s Book Report: Ugly As Sin
Prepare for a beat down with Ugly As Sin!
Liz’s Book Report: The Visible Filth
“Do you have to be dead first? Or will it break you open while you’re still alive?”
Liz’s Book Report: Will Haunt You
★★ out of ★★★★★ By Brian Kirk I am not really sure where to start with Will Haunt You the […]
Liz’s Book Report: The Worst is Yet to Come
Return to the creepy town of Skillute in The Worst is Yet to Come
Liz’s Book Report: The Lady From the Black Lagoon: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of Milicent Patrick
Dive into a submerged piece of Hollywood Monster movie history with The Lady from the Black Lagoon: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of Milicent Patrick
Liz’s Book Report: Carnivorous Lunar Activities – Podcast Extra!
You’ll howl at the moon with laughter as you read Carnivorous Lunar Activities!
Liz’s Book Report: Bad Man
★★★1/2 out of ★★★★★
Follow Penpal author Dathan Auerbach on a harrowing search for Eric in his latest novel, Bad Man.
Horror Book News: Fangoria’s New Horror Publishing Imprint
It’s back to school time and your favorite horror magazine is hitting the books!
Horror Book News: NPR’s Top 100 Horror Stories
Prepare for thrills, chills, tales of terror and a growing “to be read” list with “Click if you Dare: 100 Favorite Horror Stories” written by Petra Mayer
Liz’s Book Report: Come Closer
★★★★ out of ★★★★★
“We could devote our lives to making sense of the odd, the inexplicable, the coincidental, but most of us don’t. And neither did I.”