Review: Abandon

Abandon by Blake Crouch My rating: 4 of 5 stars In this novel, Blake Crouch zeroes in an old west mining town called Abandon and tells two different stories from two different time periods, one modern and the other in the late 19th century. Alternating between the timelines through the novel, these stories begin to parallel each other, spiraling toward a...

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Review: Remaking

Remaking by Blake Crouch My rating: 5 of 5 stars Picked up this short story by Blake Crouch and… Holy shit! Where have I been that I have missed this author and his writing? Where have you been all my life, Blake Crouch? I love this guy’s style.Right… back to the review. This is a short story so it’s quick but it is excellent! It has a...

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Review: The Words

The Words by Douglas Clegg My rating: 3 of 5 stars This short novella is something of a marriage of Lovecraftian tone and teen slasher flick. Though I’m not big into the entire cast of a book being angst-filled teenagers (which is the case here) the book grabbed me pretty well in the beginning with the mystery and ambiguity surrounding ‘the...

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