Book Review – Second Lives by P.D. Cacek

Title: Second Lives Author: P.D. Cacek Edition: Paperback ARC Page Count: 256 pages Rating: 4.5 / 5 ✨✨✨✨🌠 Short Summary: When four patients unexpectedly wake after being declared dead, their families are ecstatic and the word “miracle” begins to be whispered throughout the hospital. But the jubilation is short lived when the patients don’t respond … Continue reading

Book Review – Black Feathers and Dead Things by Stephen Williams

Title: Black Feathers and Dead Things Author: Stephen Williams Edition: Paperback Page Count: 46 pages Rating: 5 / 5 ✨✨✨✨✨ Short Summary: A graveyard. A corpse. A flock of ravens. In fairy tales, death comes in many forms. When something escapes the underworld and begins to consume the birds’ kingdom, their knights are sent to defend … Continue reading

Book Review – Coyote Songs by Gabino Iglesias

Title: Coyote Songs Author: Gabino Iglesias Edition: Paperback Page Count: 114 pages Rating:  5 / 5 ✨✨✨✨✨ Short Summary: In Gabino Iglesias’ second novel, ghosts and old gods guide the hands of those caught up in a violent struggle to save the soul of the American southwest. A man tasked with shuttling children over the … Continue reading

Book Review – The Dark Game by Jonathan Janz

Title: The Dark Game Author: Jonathan Janz Edition: Paperback ARC Page Count: 304 pages Rating: 4 / 5 ✨✨✨✨ Short Summary: Ten writers are selected for a summer-long writing retreat with the most celebrated and reclusive author in the world. Their host is the legendary Roderick Wells. Handsome, enigmatic, and fiendishly talented, Wells promises to teach … Continue reading

Book Review – Stirring the Sheets by Chad Lutzke

Title: Stirring the Sheets Author: Chad Lutzke Edition: Paperback Page Count: 130 pages Rating:  5 / 5 ✨✨✨✨✨ Short Summary: An elderly funeral home worker, struggling with the loss of his wife, finds an unnatural attraction to a corpse at work resembling his late bride in her younger years. A story of desperation, loneliness and … Continue reading