Tag: reading

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 →

Dark Tower Re-Read – Part 4: The Mist

Today I am sharing my thoughts on The Mist, a novella originally collected in his Skeleton Crew short story collection. If you haven't already, be sure to read the previous posts in this series. Part 1: Dark Tower: The Movie Part 2: The Gunslinger Part 3: The Talisman Summary From the back cover: It's a hot, lazy day, perfect for… Read more →