Margaret Atwood * Moral Disorder Book review

Atwood triumphs with these dazzling, personal stories in her first collection since Wilderness Tips. “I've learned quite a lot, over the years, by avoiding what I was supposed to be learning.” In these ten interrelated stories Atwood traces the course of a life and also the lives intertwined with it, while evoking the drama and the … Continue reading Margaret Atwood * Moral Disorder Book review

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The Pentacle * Stephen King Short Story

I thought I read everything that the King produced but this one came as a surprise. Magic spells, blood sacrifices, covens called "Lucifer's disciples". This is a story of a group of friends who are trying to invoke the old gods of death from ancient Mesopotamia like Marduk (This sounds a lot like Anne Rice's … Continue reading The Pentacle * Stephen King Short Story

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them * J.K. Rowling Book Review

Oh, I've seen the movie when it was released and I quickly went to the store to get my copy of the lovely manual - Thank you for the lore, the additional Harry Potter universe addition and the new and fantastic characters! So excited to share the cover of #FantasticBeastsIllustrated with art by Olivia Lomenech … Continue reading Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them * J.K. Rowling Book Review

Lost Boys – Orson Scott Card Book Review

From bestselling storyteller Orson Scott Card comes a gripping story of terror within a small town. Step Fletcher, his pregnant wife DeAnne, and their three children move to Steuben, North Carolina with high hopes. But Step's new job with a software company turns out to be a snake pit, and eight-year-old Stevies school is worse. … Continue reading Lost Boys – Orson Scott Card Book Review

The Witcher Book Series

So chances are that if you’re here, you’re a fan of the Witcher, but with the giant influx of popularity that occurred upon the release of the Witcher III: Wild Hunt, many new fans are unaware of the source material that inspired these fantastic games. The Witcher video games are based on a renowned fantasy … Continue reading The Witcher Book Series

Quarter to Midnight: Fifteen Horror Short Stories by Darcy Coates

If you like horror stories, check out Darcy Coates' collection! I started reading one story a day about two weeks and they were good enough to give me the creeps! Other lovely short stories with a horror twinge can be seen in the Stephen King part of my library: Full Dark, No Stars (Stephen King … Continue reading Quarter to Midnight: Fifteen Horror Short Stories by Darcy Coates

Freeway Games * Orson Scott Card – Short Story Review

"Don't worry, lady," he said. "I'm not following you this time, just going my own sweet way home." Maps in a Mirror (1990) is a collection of short stories by American writer Orson Scott Card. Like Card's novels, most of the stories have a science fiction or fantasy theme. This specific short story drew my … Continue reading Freeway Games * Orson Scott Card – Short Story Review

Jodi Picoult * Where there is smoke

How frustrating this short story was. I finished it in about half an hour and I just wanted more! The story builds up nicely and has an interesting plot line but at the end you just wish you had either your half hour back or the rest of the book to finish. It should be … Continue reading Jodi Picoult * Where there is smoke

Roadwork * Stephen King short story

Only Stephen King, writing as Richard Bachman, can imagine the horror of a good and angry man who fights back against bureaucracy when it threatens to destroy his vitality, home, and memories. It reminded me a lot of The Running Man where the guy sticks it to the system grand style and goes down in flames. … Continue reading Roadwork * Stephen King short story

Dean Koontz’ The Final Hour

I'm so looking forward to reading "Ashley Bell" but in the mean time I have to satisfy my appetite with a smaller novella. Following Last Light comes Final Hour, the second of two standalone eBook original novellas leading in to Ashley Bell, the highly anticipated new novel of suspense from Dean Koontz! that September day, … Continue reading Dean Koontz’ The Final Hour