23 July 2015

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson


Every horror-lover has heard of this book. A classic of the genre, praised by the likes of Neil Gaiman and Stephen King. Chilling, disturbing, blood-curdling. Alright, I seriously think something is wrong with me. Because this book was neither chilling nor terrifying. And it was a real nightmare for someone suffering ...

26 September 2015

Pure Evil by Jesse Bastide


Title: Pure Evil Amazon Link: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00NGJ8SCY Genre: Supernatural, horror, thriller I am a huge horror fan. The moment I see a free horror book on Amazon, it is doomed to appear on my Kindle. Sadly, this book was another disappointment of the week. The plot: What starts as an episode of playground teasing, ends ...

16 November 2015

The Bank of the River by Michael Richan


Title: The Bank of the River Amazon Link: http://www.amazon.com/The-Bank-River-Michael-Richan-ebook/dp/B00DC1RTCQ Genre: Horror Pages: 220 Status: Finished I love reading horrors, and I am always looking for new authors. Really, how much more can I read Stephen King? I’m a firm believer that there are other authors who can come up with scary stuff. Sadly, The Bank ...

23 May 2016

Coraline by Neil Gaiman


Title: Coraline Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/Coraline-Neil-Gaiman-ebook/dp/B0037B6Q66 Genre: Children’s fantasy Pages: 212 Status: Finished Recommended for awisls: Every Gaiman book is good for awisls.   I like Neil Gaiman. I think every newbie author needs to read him. But I read his books not for pleasure, but for learning. Somehow I fall asleep every time I pick a Gaiman ...

10 June 2016

Insects by John Koloen


Title: Insects Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/Insects-Novel-Trilogy-Book-ebook/dp/B016N4Z58I Genre: Horror, Action and Adventure Pages: 422      Status: Not finished Recommended for awisls: Not recommended I honestly thought I was going to enjoy this book the moment I read the blurb. Who doesn’t like a horror story about those creepy little things with antennae? There are a lot of horror movies ...

12 December 2016

Bazaar of Bad Dreams by Stephen King


  Title: Bazaar of Bad Dreams by Stephen King Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/Bazaar-Bad-Dreams-Stories-ebook/dp/B00UDCI1AG Genre: Horror, Paranormal Pages: 510                                               Status: Finished Recommended for awisls: Recommended Here’s a funny thing. I have always loved King’s short stories. I had always been reading them in Russian translation. From the moment I started reading them in English, I stopped liking them ...