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And Then There Were Crows

by Rebecca Hussey

Alcy Leyva’s "And Then There Were Crows" is a funny and fast novel in which angels and demons unexpectedly invade the isolated existence of the book’s endearing and prickly protagonist, Amanda Grey. Public spaces make Grey anxious;... Read More

Book Review

Gypsy Blood

by Benjamin Welton

All the best horror reads like a dream. Actually, more like a nightmare. Jeff Gunhus’s "Gypsy Blood" is peak nightmare aesthetic, and this bizarre murder mystery set in the chilly labyrinth of Paris is sure to keep many awake at night.... Read More

Book Review

A Wolf among the Sheep

by Benjamin Welton

This is no ordinary lycanthrope tale, but is instead driven by a highly empathetic beast. Something very weird is happening in the sleepy town of Grand, Oklahoma. A string of animal attacks occurring on full-moon nights starts a rumor... Read More

Book Review

If I Let You Go

by Delia Stanley

"If I Let You Go" uses chilling descriptions to paint a frightening picture of a postapocalyptic future. Ashley Dufault’s "If I Let You Go" addresses classism and revolution in a postapocalyptic world full of secrets, hidden loyalties,... Read More

Book Review

Uncle Cheroot

by Mya Alexice

Uncle Cheroot is alluring, surrounded by mystery and enlivened by his supernatural attributes. In Alan Jansen’s fantastical novel "Uncle Cheroot", a young woman aims to discover who she is by unraveling her uncle’s supernatural... Read More

Book Review

Now That We’re Alone

by Benjamin Welton

Writing is clipped and punchy; at times, it intentionally obfuscates, and its gory details are sure to set stomachs churning. Nicholas Day’s short story collection "Now That We’re Alone" is a bizarre mix of makeshift golems, ghosts,... Read More

Book Review

Palaces

by Claire Foster

In this wonderful novel that takes no prisoners, the characters’ disorientation creates a satisfying sense of psychological horror. As tightly packed as a mosh pit on a Saturday night, "Palaces" is a vivid, explosive novel. Joey and... Read More

Book Review

Thirty-Seven

by John M. Murray

"Thirty-Seven" is uncomfortable, disturbing, and impossible to put down. The surviving member of an infamous cult finds himself drawn back into the life in the uneasy but engaging "Thirty-Seven" by Peter Stenson. A cult known as the... Read More

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