Rot & Ruin

May 18, 2018 Lucy A. Snyder 0

Rot & Ruin is the first volume in Jonathan Maberry’s popular Benny Imura series. This novel introduces 15-year-old Benny and follows his adventures as he becomes […]

Kindred

May 3, 2018 Lucy A. Snyder 0

Octavia Butler once described her supernatural, time-traveling neo-slave narrative Kindred as “a grim fantasy”. It’s hard to imagine any realistic treatment of slave life in the antebellum […]

Welcome to Lovecraft

April 18, 2018 Lucy A. Snyder 1

Welcome to Lovecraft, the first volume in Joe Hill’s Locke & Key graphic novel series, focuses on siblings Bode, Tyler, and Kinsey Locke relocating from California to […]

The Call of Cthulhu

April 5, 2018 Lucy A. Snyder 0

“The Call of Cthulhu” is probably H.P. Lovecraft’s most enduring and influential story. It’s been reprinted and borrowed from and adapted in thousands of ways since its […]

The Waste Lands

March 29, 2018 Lucy A. Snyder 0

Early on The Waste Lands (the third book in The Dark Tower series by Stephen King), protagonists Roland, Eddie, and Susannah encounter Shardik, a gigantic bear who […]

The Gunslinger

March 27, 2018 Lucy A. Snyder 1

The Gunslinger is the first novel in The Dark Tower, Stephen King’s classic, epic cross-genre series. It introduces the reader to the last gunslinger, Roland of Gilead, […]

On Being Nineteen

March 20, 2018 Lucy A. Snyder 0

When I started reading Stephen King’s Dark Tower novels, one of the things that resonated with me is his introduction, “On Being Nineteen”, which is included in […]