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    {Review} The Lesser Dead by Christopher Buehlman

    by Christopher Buehlman Published by Blackstone Audiobooks on 2014 Genres: Horror, vampires Pages: 368 Format: Audiobook Buy on Amazon Goodreads The secret is, vampires are real and I am one. The secret is, I’m stealing from you what is most truly yours and I’m not sorry— New York City in 1978 is a dirty, dangerous place to live. And die. Joey Peacock knows this as well as anybody—he has spent the last forty years as an adolescent vampire, perfecting the routine he now enjoys: womanizing in punk clubs and discotheques, feeding by night, and sleeping by day with others of his kind in the macabre labyrinth under the city’s sidewalks.…

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    {Review} The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux

    by Gaston Leroux Published by Blackstone Audiobooks on 1909 Genres: Gothic Format: Audiobook Buy on Amazon Goodreads First published in French as a serial in 1909, "The Phantom of the Opera" is a riveting story that revolves around the young, Swedish Christine Daaé. Her father, a famous musician, dies, and she is raised in the Paris Opera House with his dying promise of a protective angel of music to guide her. After a time at the opera house, she begins hearing a voice, who eventually teaches her how to sing beautifully. All goes well until Christine's childhood friend Raoul comes to visit his parents, who are patrons of the opera,…

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    {Review} Invisible Monsters Remix by Chuck Palahniuk

    by Chuck Palahniuk Published by Blackstone Audiobooks on 6.11.2012 Genres: Dark Fiction, Horror Format: Audiobook Buy on Amazon I listened to this book on audio. This was such a strange story, I am at a loss for words.The narrators were fantastic, especially Anna Fields. (Chuck P. himself was one of them). This story jumps all over the place and it takes a while to get a feel for what’s happening. This audio book came with a link to a PDF file explaining how there are are 4 different loops to follow, and the instructions on how to do that. Or, you can just listen-after each portion, a narrator pops on and…

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    {Review} Some of Your Blood by Theodore Sturgeon

    by Theodore Sturgeon Published by Blackstone Audiobooks on 2012 Genres: Horror Pages: 192 Format: Audiobook Buy on Amazon Goodreads   This is an older short story that was first published in 1956. I haven’t read much in the way of classic horror and I wasn’t sure the story would work for me. I guess I was expecting it to be dry and slow. What I found instead was a deeply disturbing story with many images that will linger with me for months to come. This story is about a soldier who calls himself “George”. George is being held in a crowded military psychiatric ward for assaulting a superior. It seems…