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Archive for the ‘Horror’ Category

The Raping of Ava DeSantis by Mylo Carbia

May 11, 2017

Genre: Horror Publisher: Rockefeller Publishing Group Published: 2015 Reviewer Rating: 3 Stars Reviewer: Michael D. Griffiths   The Raping of Ava DeSantis by Mylo Carbia is a horror novel set in contemporary times. There is not a drop of supernatural in this one. It could be labeled Thriller, as easy as Horror, if it were […]

Low Noon Edited by David A. Riley

April 10, 2017

    Genre: Horror Publisher: Science Fiction Trails Published: 2012 Reviewer Rating: 4 Reviewer: Michael D. Griffiths     Low Noon is a horror anthology set in the Weird Wild West and is edited by David A. Riley. I guess I am going through an anthology reading phase or perhaps I am desperate to read […]

Book Review of Shadows and Teeth, Edited by R. Perez De Peredaw

March 8, 2017

Genre: Horror Publisher: Darkwater Syndicate Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  4 Stars Reviewer: Michael D. Griffiths   Shadows and Teeth, was edited by R. Perez De Pereda or at least I think it was. It actually is not made clear. But I will not hold this against Darkwater Syndicate because this is an excellent horror anthology. […]

My Vacation in Hell by Gene Twaronite

February 23, 2017

Genre: Horror Publisher: Amazon Digital Services Published: 2012 Reviewer Rating: 2.5 Stars Reviewer: Michael D. Griffiths My Vacation in Hell by Gene Twaronite is a young adult version of Dante’s Inferno. I had managed to avoid reading YA literature for a while now, but I enjoy visions of Hell so I thought I would check […]

Book Review of How to Survive a Horror Movie, by Seth Grahame Smith

February 7, 2017

Genre: Horror Publisher: Quick Books Published: 2007 Reviewer Rating: 4 Stars Reviewer: Michael D. Griffiths   How to Survive a Horror Movie, by Seth Grahame Smith is a comic, but practical, overview of how a person could survive if they found themselves trapped within the various sub-genres of horror. Seth gives tips to the potential […]

Book Review of Serenity Lost, By Amy Romine

September 24, 2016

Published by eXtasybooks  in 2010 Genre: Romantic Suspense Stars: 5   Serenity Lost, by Amy Romine may be labeled a Romantic Suspense novel or perhaps even a Crime Drama, but in many ways it’s also only a few notches below a full blown horror story. The author weaves all of these aspects together and plunges […]

Book Review of Equilibrium Overturned, edited by Anthony Rivera

August 17, 2016

Published by Grey Matter Press in 2014 Stars: 3.5 Genre: Horror I have not reviewed an anthology for a while, so I figured I would try Grey Matter’s new book Equilibrium Overturned, which is edited by Bram Stoker Award Nominated Editors Anthony Rivera and Sharon Lawson. The novel contains 14 short horror tales. I will […]

Book Review of The Silence, by Tim Lebbon

August 15, 2016

Genre: Horror Published by Titan Books in 2015 Stars:5 Okay, before we start anything I should just come out and say this is by far the best book I have read this year and I have a feeling other novels will be hard pressed to keep this from being the best book I get to […]

Book Review of Angel Board, by Kristopher Rufty

July 27, 2016

Published by Samhain Publications in 2011 Stars: 3.5 Angel Board, by Kristopher Rufty is a horror novel set in the southern United States. It takes place in modern times and focuses around David, a man who had recently attempted suicide. . After his failed attempt at taking his own life, David’s mother gives him an […]

Book Review of The Winter Family, by Clifford Jackman

July 26, 2016

Published by Doubleday in 2015 Stars: 5 I know I just tossed out a 5 star review last month, but I had no other choice here. This book is a round house punch of awesome. It came out of nowhere and tackled me into the dirt. At first I worried that it might not be […]