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

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Author Spotlight: Frank LoProto
It came from 1954. The beast of Sunny Florida. The thing from another world. No, these aren’t movie titles. They’re proper introductions for the first of many authors I hope to spotlight. He’s a horro...
Tom Baker21 days ago
No Exit
Surface, surface, surface... The secret of this review is that it will be a little less than a review. Instead, I suppose it's simply another in a long line of my interminable essays. Whatever the cas...
Becky Jimenesa month ago
Horror in a 'Heart Shaped Box'
As an avid reader, I can easily go through three or four books a week, particularly during the summer months, and this particular book came into my possession as an impulse buy at my local second hand...
Crow Zing a month ago
Book Review: 'NOS4A2'
Let me get it out in the open that Joe Hill's NOS4A2 is a brilliant book; it is a sheer irresistible page-turner packed with a fantastic story and characterization, it tells of Victoria McQueen, known...
Donald Jeffersona month ago
The Best Horror Writers of All Time
People perceive horrors in different ways. Someone hates, and someone loves this genre. In this article, you will find out who are the real professionals in creating masterpieces of the horror genre, and also you can discover some examples of their work.
Annie Kapura month ago
'Frankenstein' by Mary Shelley (Pt. 3)
The first text we're going to use is a controversial one. Heart of Darkness was written by Joseph Conrad in the year of 1899. There are multiple quotations in the text that suggest that Marlow has a l...
Annie Kapur2 months ago
'Frankenstein' by Mary Shelley (Pt. 2)
"During this short voyage I saw the lightning playing on the summit of Mont Blanc in the most beautiful figures. The storm appeared to approach rapidly, and, on landing, I ascended a low hill, that I ...
Annie Kapur2 months ago
'Frankenstein' by Mary Shelley
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is a novel synonymous with the beginning of sci-fi, the high fothic novel, the beginning of the modern novel and even the start of the modern world. Written in 1818 and rev...
Reed Alexander2 months ago
Reed Alexander's Horror Review of 'Trigger Warning: Body Horror Anthology' (2019)
I can easily say form the first three stories, that this anthology is worth the cover price. Madness Heart Press has done it again. So far, I’m actually more impressed with this anthology than Creepin...
Jaime Burbatt2 months ago
Thank You, Stephen King
“No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.” (KING, STEPHEN. IT. SCRIBNER, 2019.) Did you know fictional characters could do t...
Ada Zuba3 months ago
Why Stephen King Is the King
I am a person who really does not have a taking to horror. I have tried picking up a Stephen King book and getting through it, but it was a horrible experience where I had nightmares that were constan...
Samantha Sing3 months ago
Homage to Horror: A Review of 'Pumpkin Night'
In a effort to expand into other new horror manga, not just Junji Ito, I spent the last couple of months reading almost anything I came across. Some honorable mentions include Happiness (Shuzo Oshimi)...
kit vaillancourt 3 months ago
Emily Carroll Imagines Girlhood with Teeth
Next month, horror artist Emily Carroll will be coming out with a new comic titled When I Arrived at the Castle. It's a gothic lesbian vampire comic, a sentence in which every word gets more and more ...
Reed Alexander3 months ago
Reed Alexander's Horror Review of 'The First Shred' Madness Heart Press (2019)
Fucking fascinating. I’m a very story-oriented reader. Of course, a story should be well-written, but in my professional opinion, writing capacity is a second to a good story. As long as the writing i...
Iggy Paulsen4 months ago
Terrifying Paranormal Non-Fiction Books for Your Favorite Horror Fan
When I was younger, reading about true stories involving the paranormal helped me cope with all the things I didn't understand. I didn't understand why my life was falling apart, why everything sucked...
Danial Abufarha4 months ago
The Fluidity of Gender Dynamics in Shelley's 'Frankenstein'
In Anne Mellor's feminist critique of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Mellor conflates between sex, gender, and desire. She maintains that all males in the novel are killers and rapists, whereas the fema...
Reed Alexander4 months ago
Reed Alexander's Horror Review of 'Creeping Corruption' (2019)
My GOD Madness Heart! Where the FUCK you been for the last 10 years? I’ve been in desperate need of strong gripping horror narrative, and frankly, I’m disappointed it took you so long to feed my cravi...
Crysta Coburn4 months ago
Book Review: 'King of the Road' by R.S. Belcher
Wow, my friends. It took me a while to get this review of R.S. Belcher's second installment of the Brotherhood of the Wheel series, and I do apologize, but here it is. To paraphrase a couple of lovabl...