[REVIEW] Greyfriars Reformatory – by Frazer Lee

GREYFRIARS REFORMATORY By Frazer Lee Published by Flame Tree Press Flame Tree has turned me onto many great authors over the last two years, so I’m always eager to read one of their new releases. While Greyfriars Reformatory isn’t a homerun, it does introduce me to an author I would like to read more from…

[REVIEW] A House at the Bottom of a Lake – by Josh Malerman

I actually read this novella two years ago, but was under the impression it had been extended for this Random House release. Why? Well, for starters, several NetGalley reviews mentioned its page count being over 200, and I could have sworn it was more like 100. I then went onto the publisher’s website to look…

[REVIEW] Coffin Shadows – by Glen Krisch and Mark Steensland

While new to Krisch, I got a taste of Steensland through the 2019 favorite, In the Scrape (which was a fantastic coming-of-age drama). In some ways, Coffin Shadows reminds me of that story. It’s not scary, but instead relies on the dramatic over scenes of terror. Janet has a past she has tried to forget…

[REVIEW] Misfits – by Hunter Shea

5/5 This year, I finally got around to reading some Hunter Shea. I started with Creature, which I had a personal connection with, thanks to the lead character suffering from Ehlers Danlos Disease like myself. I loved that book and was spurred to read more of Shea. Though I wasn’t as enthralled with the title…

[REVIEW] Hunger Pangs – by Scott J. Moses

HUNGER PANGS By Scott J. Moses Published Independently When I first spoke to Scott on Instagram two months back, we found that we understood one another’s hunger to rewrite and improve our work over time. As we discussed the process of giving stories new polishes years later, Scott said, “It’s like the work is never…