My Heart is a Chainsaw

MY HEART IS A CHAINSAW follows Jade, a seventeen year old on the verge of graduation.  She’s lived a pretty rough life and to cope, she immersed herself into an obsession with slasher movies hoping that one day a real-life slasher would manifest in her town.  Well, that day has arrived.  Someone is killing people…

The Book of Accidents

Following the death of his estranged father, Nate Graves moves his family, wife Maddie and son Oliver, into his childhood home in rural Pennsylvania.  Maddie believes this to be the right move given that their son – an intense empath – is struggling with urban life.  However, it’s more an “out of the frying pan…

The Only Good Indians

Ten years ago, a group of five Native American men went hunting on grounds reserved for Elders.  During the hunt tragedy struck and now, all these years later, they’re about to pay for their misdeeds. The Only Good Indians is the second book I’ve picked up by acclaimed author Stephen Graham Jones and just so…

Survivor Song

Within just a few days, the state of Massachusetts is gripped by the spread of an extremely aggressive form of the rabies virus.  Those who become infected quickly turn violent as they seek out to attack and bite the healthy.  Seeing as the virus is spread through saliva – this is a very bad development.…

Clown in a Cornfield

Quinn Maybrook and her father just moved from Philadelphia to Kettle Springs, Missouri.  While Kettle Springs has your typical small town feel, there is something sinister brewing beneath the surface.  Frustrated with the actions of the town’s youth, the town’s elders are locked in a philosophical battle as to what Kettle Springs should represent in…

Mexican Gothic

Noemi Taboada receives a letter from her cousin, Catalina, asking for help.  Acting swiftly, Noemi travels to High Place, an old house situated in the Mexican countryside where her cousin lives with her new husband, Virgil Doyle, and his family.  It isn’t long after Noemi’s arrival that things begin to feel… off.  Her cousin doesn’t…

A Head Full of Ghosts

Fourteen year old Marjorie Barrett has been acting strange and her family is worried.  After countless doctor’s appointments leave them without answers, Marjorie’s father turns to religion and the belief that Marjorie’s been possessed by a demon.  The novel’s narrator and Marjorie’s younger sister, Meredith, isn’t convinced but an exorcism by the church is suggested…