March’s DOUBLE FEATURE | True Crime & The F***ing Zombie Apocalypse

(Editor’s note: DOUBLE FEATURE is a column where I read at least two horror books per month in 2020 and review them for my website.) March’s DOUBLE FEATURE: True Crime by Samantha Kolesnik and The F***ing Zombie Apocalypse by Bryan Smith. Both are published by Grindhouse Press. True Crime When World Horror Grandmaster Brian Keene says a …

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January’s DOUBLE FEATURE | Survivor & Creature

(Editor's note: DOUBLE FEATURE is a column where I read at least two horror books per month in 2020 and review them for my website.) January's DOUBLE FEATURE: Survivor by the late J.F. Gonzalez and Creature by Hunter Shea. Survivor The plot of Survivor is about a female lawyer who's kidnapped by a group of …

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Why I Love Chapter Forty-Two of THE GIRL NEXT DOOR

The Girl Next Door by the late Jack Ketchum is the most depressing and devastating horror novel I've ever read. Published in 1989, the book is loosely based on the 1965 torture and murder of 16-year-old Sylvia Likens in Indiana by her caregiver Gertrude Baniszewski, Baniszewski's children, and other neighborhood youths. Reading details of the actual …

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Winners of 2018 Splatterpunk Awards

The winners of the inaugural 2018 Splatterpunk Awards, co-founded by Wrath James White and Brian Keene, were announced August 25 during KillerCon in Austin, Texas. I compiled the list from the announcements on Twitter from #SplatterpunkAwards. Click on the book titles for the Amazon links if you want to purchase the winners. David J. Schow …

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