A True Detective Reading Guide

As of late, the Southern Gothic genre has experienced a resurgence. In my opinion, this is in large part due to the fabulous True Detective. However, this particular genre has long been a favorite of mine – in television, film, and fiction. So, if you’re like me and missing one of the best shows onContinue reading “A True Detective Reading Guide”

This House is Haunted by John Boyne

We’re all scared of something. Well, most of us, myself included. For those of you who say you aren’t scared of anything, I call bullshit you can skip this post. My something is actually somethings. I’m scared of several things – spiders, flying, aliens, garbage disposals, and lawnmowers. You know – the usual stuff. I can pinpointContinue reading “This House is Haunted by John Boyne”

R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril

It’s September 1st. You know what that means: RIP (R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril). Or, if you’re me, just an average couple of reading months… Here are the categories to choose from: Mystery. Suspense. Thriller. Dark Fantasy. Gothic. Horror. Supernatural. Or anything sufficiently moody that shares a kinship with the above. That is what embodies the stories,Continue reading “R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril”

A vintage modern guide to good horror: A top ten list

October is my favorite month of the year. I love pumpkins, crunchy leaves, and cooler weather. It is the last relaxing month before the holiday season kicks into full swing. For some unknown reason, perhaps Halloween or longer nights, October always seems like the perfect time of year to break out books that are aContinue reading “A vintage modern guide to good horror: A top ten list”