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Throwback Thursday: Christine, by Stephen King

Christine By: Stephen King Published: April 1, 1983 Length: 411 pages; paperback The Rundown: “’This is the story of a lover’s triangle… It was bad from the start.  And it got worse in a hurry.’ It’s love at first sight for high school student Arnie Cunningham when he and his best friend Dennis Guilder spot…… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Christine, by Stephen King

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Book Review: The Hunger, by Alma Katsu

The Hunger By: Alma Katsu Published: March 6, 2018 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Length: 376 pages; hardcover The Rundown: “Evil is invisible, and it is everywhere. Tamsen Donner must be a witch.  That is the only way to explain the series of misfortunes that have plagued the wagon train known as the Donner Party.  Depleted…… Continue reading Book Review: The Hunger, by Alma Katsu

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Book Review: Authority (Southern Reach #2), by Jeff VanderMeer

Authority (Southern Reach #2) By: Jeff VanderMeer Published: May 6, 2014 by FSG Originals Length: 341 pages; paperback The Rundown: “After thirty years, the only human engagement with Area X—a seemingly malevolent landscape surrounded by an invisible border and mysteriously wiped clean of all signs of civilization—has been a series of expeditions overseen by a…… Continue reading Book Review: Authority (Southern Reach #2), by Jeff VanderMeer

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Book Review: Mister B. Gone, by Clive Barker

Mister B. Gone By: Clive Barker Published: October 30, 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers Length: 248 pages; paperback The Rundown: “You hold in your hands not a book at all, but a terrifying embodiment of purest evil.  Can you feel the electric tingle in your fingers as you are absorbed by the demon Jakobok’s tale of…… Continue reading Book Review: Mister B. Gone, by Clive Barker

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Book Review: Strange Practice, by Vivian Shaw (Dr. Greta Helsing #1)

Strange Practice (Dr. Greta Helsing #1) By: Vivian Shaw Published: July 25, 2017 by Orbit Length: 320 pages; Kindle The Rundown: “Greta Helsing inherited the family’s highly specialized, and highly peculiar, medical practice.  In her consulting rooms, Dr. Helsing treats the undead for a host of ills—vocal strain in banshees, arthritis in barrow-wights, and entropy…… Continue reading Book Review: Strange Practice, by Vivian Shaw (Dr. Greta Helsing #1)

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Book Review: Annihilation (Southern Reach #1), by Jeff VanderMeer

Annihilation (Southern Reach #1) By: Jeff VanderMeer Published: February 4, 2014 by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux Length: 195 pages; paperback The Rundown: “Area X has been cut off from the rest of the continent for decades.  Nature has reclaimed the last vestiges of human civilization.  The first expedition returned with reports of a pristine, Edenic…… Continue reading Book Review: Annihilation (Southern Reach #1), by Jeff VanderMeer

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Book Review: “Rain,” by Joe Hill

“Rain” from Strange Weather By: Joe Hill Published: October 24, 2017 by William Morrow Length: 102 pages The Rundown: “On a seemingly ordinary day in Boulder, Colorado, the clouds open up in a downpour of nails—splinters of bright crystal that shred the skin of anyone not safely under cover.  ‘Rain’ explores this escalating apocalyptic event,…… Continue reading Book Review: “Rain,” by Joe Hill