Clive Barker's The Scarlet Gospels

What to Read to Prepare for Clive Barker’s The Scarlet Gospels

With The Scarlet Gospels almost here, it’s time to start getting ready. Clive Barker is not known for interconnected worlds in the way that fellow author Stephen King is, but...
Horror reference books. The important genre analysis Men, Women and Chainsaws

Seven Horror Reference Books Every Fan Should Read

There’s a great point during the process of becoming a horror movie fan where you begin to get this urge to see everything. Whatever you hear about—and in starting...
Powers of Darkness

Book Review: Powers of Darkness: The Lost Version of Dracula

Sometimes, as a Dracula nerd, you come across an amazing discovery. And the deeper you go into the lore and the history of the novel, it becomes harder and...
The Littlest Deadite

Evil Dead Storybook The Littlest Deadite is a Must Read

Author Sean Hughes has created a charming storybook based on Sam Raimi's Evil Dead 2 called The Littlest Deadite. To say that the illustrations are exceptional would be an understatement. Hughes captures...
Hocus Pocus Sanderson Sisters

Book Review – Hocus Pocus in Focus: The Thinking Fan’s Guide to Disney’s Halloween...

Like so many of you out there, Hocus Pocus is a movie that has been in my Halloween viewing rotation for years. The child-like spirit of the holiday oozes out...
Clive Barker's The Thief of Always

Four Young Adult Horror Novels That Would Make Great Movies

Young adult horror has seen a massive surge in popularity in the last few years. In general, most major films based on books that have been coming out recently...
An Unattractive Vampire

Book Review – An Unattractive Vampire is Witty and Engaging

An Unattractive Vampire is the tale of a centuries-old vampire named Yulric Bile, who is awakened after being trapped underground (in a house) for three-hundred years. He finds that...
Author Stephen King

Exploring the Top Five Unsung Stephen King Novels

In a recent article related to the upcoming release of Stephen King's new novel, Revival, a poll asked viewers to rank the top ten best King novels. I was not...
Tortured Souls by Clive Barker

Book Review: Clive Barker’s Tortured Souls

Tortured Souls is finally available in print. That might mean something to the hardcore Clive Barker devotees, but not much to anyone else. It’s had a hell of a...
Satanic Panic

Book Review: Satanic Panic: Pop Culture Paranoia in the 1980s

Satanic Panic is a newly released reference book from FAB Press on one of the most interesting crazes in American history. This is an amazing resource on the cultural...
Lost Souls by Poppy Z. Brite

Six Vampire Novels That Went Widely Overlooked

While they may have faded from the teen fiction world in recent years, vampire novels have always dominated genre literature and haven’t really gone away. The Strain trilogy by Guillermo del Toro...

Book Review – Island Red by Matt Serafini

If you've ever wondered what a mashup of Jaws and The Thing would be like, author Matt Serafini has the answer. His latest book Island Red was released by...
Horror reference books

Literary Monsters: Books Written by Your Favorite Horror Actors

It’s become commonplace for an actor to write a tell-all autobiography once they become famous enough and decide they have enough interesting stories in their life to warrant one....
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

10 Horrifying Kids Books That Are Not Actually Appropriate for Kids

Sometimes it’s nice to reflect on books we enjoyed as kids or teenagers. For me, that often means looking back over a list of books that my mother would...
alien-next-door-cover. Children's Book Recommendations for Horror Fans.

Children’s Book Recommendations for Horror Fans

It's sometimes difficult for parents who are horror fans to share that love with their children. Kids can be notoriously afraid of everything, so choosing books that you can enjoy...