Category Archives: Horror

11/22/63: A Novel By Stephen King

I have read Stephen King since ‘Salem’s Lot in 1978 (I had to backtrack for Carrie),  so saying I am a fan is an understatement.  His latest novel, 11/22/63, held my interest to the same degree as his first novel.  … Continue reading

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Houdini Heart by Ki Longfellow

Once I began reading this novel I could not put it down.  Ki Longfellow writes extremely well and the haunting tone with which the protagonist tells her story remained with me long after I finally finished.  A ghost story?  A … Continue reading

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Give Me Your Heart by Joyce Carol Oates

Joyce Carol Oates takes creepy to a whole new level in this unsettling collection of short stories.   Oates is an intelligent, concise, and horrifying wordsmith and storyteller.  These stories left me with some intense emotional reactions which stayed with me … Continue reading

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Smoke and Mirrors by Neil Gaiman

Finished this wonderful collection of short stories and poems, including my favorite, Snow, Glass, Apples, by the fantastic Neil Gaiman.  “Stories are told by survivors” And you can’t always trust the survivor’s version of the tale, can you? I admire … Continue reading

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Storm of the Century by Stephen King

I reread this screenplay over the last week after finding the book on the floor under one of my bookshelves.  I almost forgot I had this one.  It was kind of strange to be reading an actual physical book after … Continue reading

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