Penpal by Dathan Auerbach

I originally read Penpal in its earliest form, as a post in the “nosleep” sub on Reddit. Since then it’s been edited, expanded, and published as a novel, so I’ve had it on my Kindle for a good while waiting to see how it turned out. Disappointingly, it really wasn’t all that different. The content […]

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NOS4R2 by Joe Hill (narrated by Kate Mulgrew)

Embarrassing as it is to admit, the first time I read about NOS4R2, I just didn’t get it. I didn’t get the summary about gifted “finder” Vic McQueen, her magic bike and covered bridge, and I didn’t get her nemesis, child snatcher Charlie Manx, his magic car and eternal Christmasland. Even more than that, though, […]

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Necronomicon by H. P. Lovecraft

Oh boy. I really thought I was going to love this book, but it just didn’t work for me at all. Being a total Stephen King addict, I’ve had cause over the past few years to look up certain Lovecraft stories on Uncle Steve’s recommendation, and have always been intrigued. I expected the bizarre tales […]

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