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    {Review} X’S FOR EYES, by Laird Barron

    X'S FOR EYES by Laird Barron Published by JournalStone on December 11, 2015 Genres: comedy, Cosmic Horror, Crime, Dark Fiction, Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Lovecraftian, Mystery, Noir, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Psychological Horror, Science Fiction, Supernatural, Suspense, Thriller, Thrillers & Suspense, Weird Tales Pages: 94 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Brothers Macbeth and Drederick Tooms should have it made as fair-haired scions of an impossibly rich and powerful family of industrialists. Alas, life is complicated in mid-1950s USA when you're child heirs to the throne of Sword Enterprises, a corporation that has enshrined Machiavelli's The Prince as its operating manual and whose patriarch believes, Now I am become Death, the destroyer…

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    (Review) Seize The Night edited by Christopher Golden

    by Brian Keene, Charlaine Harris, Christopher Golden, Dan Chaon, Dana Cameron, David Wellington, Joe McKinney, John Ajvide Lindqvist, John Langan, Kelley Armstrong, Laird Barron, Leigh Perry, Lucy A Snyder, Lynda Barry, Michael Kortya, Rio Youers, Robert Shearman, Scott Smith, Seanan McGuire, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Tim Lebbon Published by Simon and Schuster on Oct 6th 2015 Genres: Dark Fiction, Dystopian, Horror, vampires Pages: 544 Format: eARC Buy on Amazon Goodreads A blockbuster anthology of original, blood-curdling vampire fiction from New York Times bestselling and award-winning authors, including Charlaine Harris, whose novels were adapted into HBO’s hit show True Blood, and Scott Smith, publishing his first work since The Ruins. Before being transformed…

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    The Beautiful Thing That Awaits Us All

    by Laird Barron Genres: Horror Quote: “There are cracks in the world. These cracks are inhabited by…marvels undreamt of in our philosophies.” From the short story, “The Siphon.” I’ve heard a lot about Laird Barron in various book groups to which I belong. Most especially I hear from fans of Lovecraft that Barron is even better. I have to agree. Ever since I read “The Light is the Darkness” , (to see my review of it, just scroll down the Amazon book  page, it’s the first one), I knew that I would be reading more of Barron’s work. Last week I finally got the opportunity to do so, and I…