The 2022 Top Ten

Is it weird to say that I’ve only read 71 books so far this year? The last two years, I had read over 100 books each year, so I’m definitely down considerably. But 71 books is still more than a lot. Of those 71, here are my Top 10 reads. Fiction We Spread – Iain…

The Bullet That Missed

The Thursday Murder Club reconvenes to solve a ten year old cold case involving the disappearance and suspected murder of TV journalist Bethany Waites. Along the way, someone attempts to coerce Elizabeth into knocking off a person from her past. If Elizabeth doesn’t follow orders, her taskmaster will kill Joyce in cold blood! Much like…

We Spread

WE SPREAD follows Penny, an older woman who following a bad fall in her home, is urged into an assisted living facility by her landlord; a plan previously devised by Penny’s deceased partner. Upon arrival, Penny is shocked to find that in such a big property, the residents are limited to herself and just three…

The Cabin at the End of the World

Wen and her fathers are enjoying a nice, relaxing family vacation in a remote cabin on a lake in New England when they are approached by a man named Leonard and a few of his friends. Leonard has a dire warning: the small family must make an important decision or the world will come to…

Uzumaki

Collected in a single volume, author Junji Ito’s horror manga UZUMAKI tells of a small town that has been cursed by a pattern; the pattern of the spiral! UZUMAKI has the glorious distinction of being the first manga I’ve read to date. I’m not exactly sure where to go from here as this was pure…

The October Country

The October Country is a collection of mostly horror and thriller stories from the mind of acclaimed American writer, Ray Bradbury. With it being spooky season and all, I wanted to line up several horror-based reads for the month of October. Many of those I follow on Goodreads and Instagram often list The October Country…

The Violence

On the heels of the Covid-19 pandemic comes another viral disease, one that causes the infected to seemingly go into a trance before attacking and murdering the closest human or animal. Dubbed The Violence, this new disease is only seemingly infecting those in warmer climates. While it isn’t long until a vaccine is discovered, it…

Chasing The Boogeyman

In his new novel CHASING THE BOOGEYMAN, author and founder of Cemetery Dance Publishing, Richard Chizmar, crafts a successful mixture of fiction/non-fiction while also tackling the ever-popular true-crime genre. Playing both author and main character, Chizmar tells of a fictional tale involving a serial killer on the loose in his hometown of Edgewood, Maryland in…