The Mesmerist by Ronald L. Smith

13 year old Jessamine can see people’s thoughts and speak to the dead. To learn about her newfound powers she is shipped off the live with a family friend, in Read more...

Posted by on August 11, 2017

Gyo: Complete Deluxe Edition by Junji Ito

The horror of this seinen manga begins when Tadashi, a young Japanese man, and Kaori, his girlfriend with an ultra-sensitive nose, begin to smell the creeping stench of death as Read more...

Posted by on August 9, 2017

The Unbelievable Gwenpool Volume 1: Believe It by Chris Hastings

What if you suddenly found yourself in the Marvel Comic Universe? Gwen Poole, a normal, comic-book-loving girl from our universe found herself in just such a predicament. So what’s a Read more...

Posted by on July 18, 2017

Gwendy’s Button Box by Stephen King

Gwendy knows not to talk to strangers, but something draws her to the mysterious man in black jeans, a black coat, and a black hat. Mr. Farris gives Gwendy a Read more...

Posted by on July 18, 2017

Batwoman: Elegy by Greg Rucka

Thirteen covens that Gotham thought were sleeping have woken, their criminal activity spiking. They’re after Batwoman, but no one, Kate least of all, knows why. She infiltrates one to meet Read more...

Posted by on June 6, 2017

Antboy by Ask Hasselbalch

Antboy is given his powers when bitten by a genetically modified ant which gives him ant-like abilities. His nemesis is the Flee, an evil scientist who must drinks blood to power Read more...

Posted by on May 19, 2017

Universal Harvester by John Darnielle

  Jeremy’s job at the Video Hut in Nevada, Iowa just got a whole lot more interesting. One of the regular customers has returned complaining of weird footage in the Read more...

Posted by on April 17, 2017

Shadowed Souls by Jim Butcher and Kerrie L. Hughes

The world is not black and white, rather it is a multitude of shades of gray. Heroes can often be found in surprising places, defying our expectations of what is Read more...

Posted by on March 11, 2017

How to Hang a Witch by Adriana Mather

This story has it all: mystery, romance, revenge, and history. The Salem Witch Trials are re-told with a contemporary twist.

Posted by on November 17, 2016

Batman: Return of the Caped Crusader by

Do you miss a Batman that had a sense of humor, a Batman who does not growl when he talks, or a Batman who knew how to obey traffic laws? Read more...

Posted by on November 15, 2016

School of the Dead by Avi

School of the Dead starts off strong with its gripping opener: “The first time Uncle Charlie came to live with us he was alive. The second time he came, he Read more...

Posted by on November 7, 2016

Slade House by David Mitchell

Not everything—or everyone—is what it seems in this trippy treat of a horror novel by David Mitchell, also known for Cloud Atlas and The Bone Clocks. True to form, Mitchell Read more...

Posted by on October 25, 2016

Shutter by Courtney Alameda

Masterfully crafted pacing helps build a sense of foreboding, and the richly layered background makes for a captivating story that manages to leave room for an anticipated sequel. Shutter is Read more...

Posted by on September 10, 2016

The Number 73304-23-4153-6-96-8 by Thomas Ott

Thomas Ott creates picture books for grown-ups. Twisted, visually compelling, sometimes-nightmarish picture books. His stories are articulated solely through image, without dialogue or exposition. Ott’s beautifully textured art stands out Read more...

Posted by on July 21, 2013