book reviews

Book reviews for horror fans; weather a sleepless night with literary accounts of hauntings, possessions, zombies, vampires and beyond.

Yvonne Glasgow6 days ago
‘Fiction’ Brings Fright to Life
Have you ever been sad when a book ended? Ever felt filled with an essence of longing, wanting the story to go on? I feel like I am already going through withdrawals and I just finished reading this b...
Skunk Uzeki22 days ago
The Best Horror Writers of All Time
Horror is one of those genres that's exceedingly difficult to be good at writing. There's a reason why so many horror stories come off as dull, hackneyed, or just too unrealistic—and why the worst hor...
Carlie Casasa month ago
“It’s Hip to Be Square” and Write an Essay
“ABANDON ALL HOPE YE WHO ENTER HERE is scrawled in blood red lettering on the side of the Chemical Bank near the corner of Eleventh and First…” Bret Easton Ellis begins his 1991 novel, American Psycho...
Cody Popea month ago
A Talented Horror Author Gone Too Soon
Werewolves. Besides Zombies, these are the true monsters that have always captivated my imagination. Even though they've terrified me since my childhood, they are hands down my favorite monster. My wi...
Cody Popea month ago
My Favorite Novel Of All Time 'I Am Legend'
"Outside, they howled and pummeled the door, shouting his name in a paroxysm of fury." I Am Legend, in my opinion, is one of the greatest sci fi-horror novels of all time. I may just be biased since i...
Steven J Davies2 months ago
'Infectious' - WIP
I have been writing an episodic horror story series named Infectious, and while the first is currently for sale on Amazon (£1 / $1.35) the second installment is proving slightly more difficult to fini...
10 Most Disturbing Books Ever Written
Literature is one of the freer forms of entertainment for an audience to enjoy. Regardless of one's interests, one can find a book he or she finds engaging. Some authors really appeal to the gore love...
Pierre Roustan2 months ago
Why the 'Goosebumps' Books Still Give You Goosebumps Without Killing You
Sometimes scary stories for kids are told just for entertainment. That's it. If they happen to give you a few jump scares, that's gravy! The iconic series of Goosebumps happened to be just that right ...
Tom Chapman3 months ago
Going Bumps In The Night: R.L. Stine Reveals Which 'Goosebumps' Story Was Too Scary For Kids
The immortal words, "Beware, you're in for a scare," will forever be etched onto the minds of Goosebumps fans everywhere. The brainchild of author R.L. Stine, Goosebumps was basically The Twilight Zon...
Matt Loftus3 months ago
Joe Hill's NOS4R2 Book Review... Christmas Land Is Only a Short Drive Away!
Joe Hill's NOS4R2 a novel of terror that doesn't let up! Imagine if you had the power to travel wherever you wanted to go by simply going through a rift in space you create... and what if someone less then human started to track you on his way to Christmas-Land... See the video for more clips, images and my final verdict.
Monster or Misconstrued Mate
In Milhauser’s criticism of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, he provides evidence of the literary description of the noble savage. Milhauser believed that a reader's first thoughts about the book would be...
C.C. Curtis4 months ago
Scariest Nonfiction Ghost Stories to Read Right Now
Reading ghost stories is seriously the best when it comes to indulging in a great story. Fictional, paranormal tales can really get under your skin and mess with your mind. And reading, rather than wa...
Lewis Rees4 months ago
I'm Sick of Zombies
Okay, so the title is a little misleading. It's not that I hate zombies, per se. If there's a movie about zombies I'll probably watch it, and have a really great time. I've probably played more video ...