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    {Review} The Fireman by Joe Hill

    by Joe Hill Published by William Morrow on 5.17.16 Genres: Apocalyptic, Dark Fiction, Horror, Psychological Horror, Thriller Pages: 768 Format: eARC Buy on Amazon Goodreads From the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of NOS4A2 and Heart-Shaped Box comes a chilling novel about a worldwide pandemic of spontaneous combustion that threatens to reduce civilization to ashes and a band of improbable heroes who battle to save it, led by one powerful and enigmatic man known as the Fireman. The fireman is coming. Stay cool. No one knows exactly when it began or where it originated. A terrifying new plague is spreading like wildfire across the country, striking cities one by…

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    {Review} N0S4A2 by Joe Hill

    by Joe Hill Published by Harper Audio on 2012 Genres: Dark Fantasy, Dark Fiction, Horror Pages: 692 Format: Audiobook Buy on Amazon Goodreads I’m super stingy with my five stars. The longer I continue to read, the pickier I get. Most books fall somewhere between a three and a four for me. But N0S4A2 is getting the full five stars it deserves. It captured me from the creepfest of an opening scene and held me until the very end. It made me laugh with its unexpected dark humor, made me teary for the main characters who suffer through so much and it creeped me the heck out. Did I already…

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    Kaiser’s Top 10 Horror Reads of 2013

    Yes, it’s that time of year. And if it’s good enough for every other blogger, it’s damn well appropriate for me. So here’s my Top 10 Reads of 2013 – which is to say books that I read this year, even if they were published in previous years. I’ve even gone to all the trouble of rank ordering them. Aren’t I nice? 10. Domain of the Dead by Iain McKinnon: A great first novel and one that rises far above the cliched plot beats usually served up in zombie-based fiction. The characters are memorable, and in some cases, even likeable! Ends on a hell of a cliff-hanger that has left…