Category: My Reads

The Mud Ballad by Jo Quenell

It’s fair to say that for many of us, 2020 was a bit crap. It started with continual rain and floods (well, it did in my part of the world) and by the time...

Freak Night at the Slee-Z Motel by Amy M Vaughn

In the world of bizarro fiction, there tend to be two main styles which are common. The first is plot-driven stories with character development, typical story arcs and the traditional conflict and resolution typical...

Cows by Matthew Stokoe

Much has been written about Cows by Matthew Stokoe. Some find it a novel designed to do little but shock, an empty tale filled with vile images and a nonsensical storyline which only serves...

Three Mothers, One Father by Sean Hogan

Three Mothers, One Father is a collection of disjointed tales which share a common theme: the battle between Mater Suspirirum, Mater Tenebrarum and Mater Lachrymarum (the Mother of Sighs, the Mother of Darkness and...

The Nightside Codex edited by Justin A Burnett

The Nightside Codex is a themed anthology of stories about unwritten works: books, documents, musical scores, theories, mystical glyphs, tattered autograph books and the like. Think ‘The King in Yellow’ type stories. Now, I...

The Virgin by Wol-Vriey

As I was reading The Virgin by Wol-vriey, I struggled decide whether I liked it or not. Now I’ve finished the book, I’m still caught up in indecision. Part of my problem is the...

Chainsaw by John Bender

You want high brow literary excellence and nuanced narrative that weaves a web of mystery around your mind? You want heroes and role models who face incredible odds and come through to prove that...