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Eaten Alive (1977)

Frist published by FilmLand Empire

Texan filmmaker Tobe Hooper peaked early. Following his freakout debut with the rarely seen hippie time capsule Eggshells (1969), The Texas Chain Saw Massacre… 1,130 more words

Compulsion by Martina Boone

Three plantations. Two wishes. One ancient curse.

All her life, Barrie Watson has been a virtual prisoner in the house where she lives with her shut-in mother. 352 more words

Book Reviews

Happy [Belated] Book Birthday to THE ARTISANS!

This time last week, while the next Wilderhark Tales title was debuting its face, an entire BOOK went out into the world! …with me having been under the impression it wasn’t supposed to launch until today. 583 more words

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The Orchard Keeper by Cormac McCarthy

“And he no longer cared to tell which were things done and which dreamt.”

In rural Tennessee, in the years leading up to World War 2, a boy named John Wesley Rattner’s father doesn’t return home one night. 160 more words

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Kin by Kealan Patrick Burke

KIN.  How long has it been since you read it?  KIN remains KPB’s most popular book to date.  Does Momma-in-bed bring back memories?  What a memorable character she was!     95 more words

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Easter Weekend: Southern Gothic Meets Lyricism

I read Easter Weekend by David Bottoms about a month ago–to be exact, a few days before Easter.

I’d never heard of the novel or David Bottoms before; all… 296 more words


Review: Made for You by Melissa Marr

When Eva Tilling wakes up in the hospital, she’s confused – who in her sleepy little North Carolina town could have hit her with their car? 594 more words