SHORT SHOTS | ‘Wreckers’ 

(Editor’s note: SHORT SHOTS is a column where I review short stories from horror anthologies, collections, and zines.) In her short story “Wreckers,” Florida author Kenzie Jennings delivers one of the most chilling horror moments of 2022.  The standout opener in her 12-story collection titled Always Listen To Her Hurt, "Wreckers" is the dispiriting tale of …

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June’s DOUBLE FEATURE | Reception & Quilt

(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.) June’s DOUBLE FEATURE: Reception by Kenzie Jennings and Quilt by Dan Padavona. Reception Reception is the impressive debut novel by Kenzie Jennings released in March 2019. I read Reception because …

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May’s DOUBLE FEATURE | Witching Hour Theatre & Closing Costs

(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.) May’s DOUBLE FEATURE: Witching Hour Theatre by Jonathan Janz and Closing Costs by Wesley Southard. Witching Hour Theatre Witching Hour Theatre is the 2016 re-release of the first published tale by …

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