Tag Archives: book review

Going back to 2012 – A Review of ‘Slender Man’ by Anonymous (Book Review)

I think it’s safe to say that a majority of people in this day in age have at least heard of the name Slenderman. According to Wikipedia, he was created as a CreepyPasta internet meme created by Eric Knudsen (also known as Victor Surge) in 2009 on a website called …

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Book Review: Kayla Cottingham’s Morbidly Beautiful Debut ‘My Dearest Darkest’ (2022)

My Dearest Darkest

When I first read the synopsis for Kayla Cottingham’s My Dearest Darkest, I wasn’t sure if I would like it as I hadn’t ready anything quite like this in sometime. However, I’m glad I gave it a shot because it only took a few pages before I was completely invested …

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First Look And Thoughts At Darcy Coates’ New Compelling Horror Mystery ‘The Whispering Dead’

The Whispering Dead

USA Today’s bestselling author, Darcy Coates, seamlessly combines the intense creepiness of a classic ghost story with a deadly mystery. Her new book, The Whispering Dead, is the first in a brand new Gravekeeper Series. This book is perfect for anyone who loves a strong character lead, a compelling and …

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‘Dead Jack And The Soul Catcher’ by James Aquilone (2018) Book Review

Last year, I reviewed Dead Jack And The Pandemonium Device, the debut novel from writer James Aquilone (you can read my review here). Ever since, I’ve been anxiously awaiting the sequel. The time has finally come. Dead Jack And The Soul Catcher was released this week. Did it measure up …

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‘Lost Girl of the Lake’ by Joe McKinney and Michael McCarty – Book Review

Coming of age stories are something that every horror novelist seems to tackle eventually. Stephen King (IT and The Body), Robert McCammon (Boy’s Life), Dan Simmons (Summer of Night), and Richard Laymon (The Traveling Vampire Show), just to name a few. Michael McCarty is no different. I recently connected with Michael McCarty …

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‘The Ghost Club: Newly Found Tales of Victorian Terror’ by William Meikle – Book Review

*STANDING ON THE SHOULDERS OF GODS* When I received The Ghost Club: Newly Found Tales of Victorian Terror by William Meikle to review for PopHorror, I didn’t know what to expect… I’m ashamed to admit, I didn’t know anything about the author and his monstrous contribution to horror and weird fiction. This is …

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Midnight Texas Book 1: ‘Midnight Crossroad’ by Charlaine Harris – Book Review

After watching season 1 of True Blood when it hit DVD, I searched out Charlaine Harris’ Southern Vampire Mysteries series (AKA The Sookie Stackhouse series). I was hooked pretty quickly but eventually got burned out on the series and stopped reading (although I plan to pick it up again someday). …

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Book Review: STARR CREEK by Nathan Carson

(Note: I was provided with a free copy Starr Creek in exchange for an honest review.) If someone had told me Nathan Carson’s Starr Creek contained goat fucking, I’d have read it sooner. Alas, I had to wait to read it to discover this juicy bit of goodness. But enough about …

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Richard Stark’s ‘The Hunter’ – A Literary Review

Some people may not be aware of the groundbreaking work of author Donald E. Westlake aka Richard Stark. I suspect many Stephen King fans will recognize that name from The Dark Half novel, as well as George A. Romero’s 1993 film adaption. King pays homage to Stark in a literary salute …

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