[REVIEW] Come Forth in Thaw – by Jayson Robert Ducharme

COME FORTH IN THAW By Jayson Robert Ducharme Self-Published Available February 2021 Being a parent (and one that suffers from depression and anxiety), this novella pulled the floor out from under me several times. For this story, Ducharme has created a fictional (American) version of the Suicide Forest from Japan. A mother has gone there…

[REVIEW] The Searching Dead – by Ramsey Campbell

THE SEARCHING DEAD By Ramsey Campbell Published by Flame Tree Press Available February 2021 In the past year, I’ve discovered Ramsey Campbell and his quietly executed brand of horror. Of the four or five titles of his I’ve read so far, each has left me intrigued and interested, but never horrified. In fact, I think…

[FEATURE] Best Reads of 2020

Sitting down and viewing my GR list for 2020 was a bit of a surprise. I read quite a few comics and short stories this past year, for one. And two, this year must have been horribly long, because I could have sworn a bunch of these titles were actually read in 2019. To compose…

[REVIEW] Wormwood – by Chad Lutzke and Tim Meyer

WORMWOOD BY CHAD LUTZKE + TIM MEYER PUBLISHED BY SILVER SHAMROCK PUBLISHING / LIMITED EDITION PUBLISHED BY NIGHTWORMS AND THUNDERSTORM BOOKS AVAILABLE DECEMBER 2020 When I first caught wind of this collaboration some months back, I found myself jittery with excitement every time this title was mentioned online. You see, I really like both of…

[REVIEW] Nest of Salt (Stories) by Matthew V. Brockmeyer

NEST OF SALT By Matthew V. Brockmeyer Published by Black Thunder Press Last year, Brockmeyer blew me away with two of my favorite books in years: Under Rotting Sky and Kind Nepenthe. Granted, Kind Nepenthe was a hardcover reissue by the time I was reading it, but damn did I love both of those books….