Tag: reading

Joe Reviews Wounds by Nathan Ballingrud

Joe Reviews: Wounds

Okay. So, you need to read this. Please, if you are into horror you owe it to yourself to experience these stories. These collection sums up what is possible in the modern horror and weird fiction genres. This really among the best fiction I’ve ever read. I’ve not come across horror short fiction this engrossing since reading Clive Barker’s Books… Read more →

Joe Reviews: My Best Friend’s Exorcism

I recently finished his next novel, My Best Friend’s Exorcism, and it was a pile of nostalgic fun. I never did get around to reading Grady Hendrix’s other book, Horrorstor, and now I regret that a lot. 80s nostalgia is the ‘in thing’ at the moment, especially in horror. It has been going for a few years with movies like… Read more →

Joe Reviews The Last Wish

Joe Reviews: The Last Wish

It’s time for another book review! Recently I finished reading The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski. I don’t play many video games, but The Witcher books keeps coming up on lists of fantasy to read that is not in the vein of Tolkien and/or is from other cultures. (And if you didn’t know, there is a popular video game series… Read more →

Joe Reviews Cabal by Clive Barker

Joe Reviews: Cabal by Clive Barker

First let me state that I’ve seen both Lord of Illusions and Nightbreed. Both of these movies are based on different stories from this book. I wasn’t really into Nightbreed, but I loved Lord of Illusions. It had something no other horror flick I’d seen as a kid had, occult magic! That movie was based on the final story in… Read more →

Ptarmigan Ridge in the fog looked like an other world.

I Hate Not Finishing Books

As the title says: I hate not finishing books. Up until the last couple of years it was rare that I would put down any book before finishing it. It wasn’t that I felt obligated to finish the books, I genuinely wanted to know how they ended. Since I’ve started taking writing more seriously (and my reading time has become… Read more →

My Top 7 Books of 2018

I read a grand total of 75 books this year. Some were good, others were bad, and a few were amazing. Here is a list of my top 7 books that I read in 2018.   Swift to Chase – by Laird Barron Laird Barron is one of my favorite authors. Over the past ten years since I first picked… Read more →