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...
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...
Graphic from book trailer for Stephen King's Revival

Book Review – Stephen King’s Revival

Through the years, the work of Stephen King has spotlighted its share of religious characters. King's newest novel Revival, released November 2014, manages to take a much more mature...
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VHS Video Cover Art: the Coffee Table Book You’ve Been Waiting For

If you’re anything like me, you’ve become quite bored with DVD covers as of late. While there are certainly some that stand out, most tend to all look the...
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...
MEG

Book Review – MEG: Nightstalkers by Steve Alten

Author Steve Alten's thrilling saga of ancient underwater beasts that began almost twenty years ago with MEG: A Novel of Deep Terror continues with this equally exciting fifth installment...
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...
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...
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....
Clive Barker's The Scarlet Gospels

Book Review – Clive Barker’s The Scarlet Gospels

The wait is finally over for fans who have been wanting to read Clive Barker's long-awaited pairing of two of the most popular characters from his works. The Scarlet Gospels...
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...
Cover for Midian Unmade, a collection of short stories inspired by Clive Barker's Nightbreed

Book Review – Midian Unmade: Tales of Clive Barker’s Nightbreed

Releasing July 28, 2015 from Tor Books is an exciting, authorized collection of 23 short stories called Midian Unmade: Tales from Clive Barker's Nightbreed. The collection was edited by author Joseph...

Horror Novelizations worth a Closer Look

A now dying art for fans of the horror genre, the novelization once enhanced the experience for the carnage obsessed bookworm. Arguably a way for the filmmakers to further cash...
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...
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...