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    {Review} I’LL BRING YOU THE BIRDS FROM OUT OF THE SKY, Brian Hodge

    I'LL BRING YOU THE BIRDS FROM OUT OF THE SKY by Brian Hodge Published by Cemetery Dance Publications on October 2, 2017 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Lovecraftian, Noir, Psychological Horror, Supernatural Pages: 150 Format: Hardcover Buy on Amazon I'll Bring You the Birds From Out of the Sky is a tale of art and obsession, of a dying heritage and cosmic horror, brought to rustic life with full-color paintings by artist Kim Parkhurst. I’LL BRING YOU THE BIRDS FROM OUT OF THE SKY, by Brian Hodge, is a story that captured my undivided attention immediately. I’ve been impressed by this author before, but each book of his stands out…

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    {Review} 2113 Stories Inspired by the Music of Rush

    by Brian Hodge, David Niall Wilson, Fritz Leiber, Greg Van Eekhout, Kevin J. Anderson, Steven Savile Published by ECW Press on 4.12.16 Genres: Cosmic Horror, Crime, Dark Fiction, Dystopian, Horror, Law & Crime, Noir, Psychological Horror, Sci-Fi Pages: 400 Format: eARC Buy on Amazon Goodreads The music of Rush, one of the most successful bands in history, is filled with fantastic stories, evocative images, and thought-provoking futures and pasts. In this anthology, notable, bestselling, and award-winning writers each chose a Rush song as the spark for a new story, drawing inspiration from the visionary trio that is Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, and Neil Peart. Enduring stark dystopian struggles or testing…

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    Paul’s Top 10 Reads of 2015

    by Adam Light, Brett J Talley, Brian Hodge, Edward Lorn, Evans Light, Glenn Rolfe, Gregor Xane, Jason Parent, Jonathan Janz, Kealan Patrick Burke, Ray Wallace, Ronald Malfi, Shane McKenzie, Tim Lebbon Genres: Apocalyptic, Cosmic Horror, Extreme Horror, Horror, Supernatural, werewolves So 2015 winds to a close. And that means it’s time for me to reflect back on what has been a busy (though not insanely so) year of reading. I wound my way through upwards of 150-odd books this year – mostly novels and novellas with the very occasional graphic novel or short story wovem in for good measure. And the following are those that I found to be the…

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    {Review} Worlds of Hurt by Brian Hodge

    by Brian Hodge Published by Darkfuse on 5/28/14 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Supernatural, Thriller Pages: 245 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Goodreads They are the Misbegotten — once mortal men and women, from different times and different lands, who have all run afoul of a monstrous deity that remade them into undying predators. They are the creatures of our world’s darkest folklore, who hunger for flesh and blood…but who hunger for revenge most of all. Wow! I don’t know what other word would best describe how I felt upon finishing this collection from Brian Hodge. I’ve read a few of his books in the past and have always been…