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The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin

by @SemaphoreRaven Picture, if you will, the stereotype of the ‘50s American Housewife. The perfect hair and makeup, the ever-present smile, the look of joy when presented with the newest in cooking and cleaning products. Her house is spotless. She always has dinner hot and ready for her husband when he gets home from work.… Continue reading The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin

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The Final Reconciliation by Todd Keisling

by Christopher O’Halloran (@BurgleInfernal) Gone are the days of the chonky novel. The thousand-page tome is losing its appeal among readers. People want a nice, quick, story. All action, right now. The Final Reconciliation pulls that off with no wasted space. BEHIND THE PEN TODD KEISLING was nominated for the Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement… Continue reading The Final Reconciliation by Todd Keisling

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Maynard’s House by Herman Raucher

by Molly Collins (@mollyec) A cold, snowy landscape; a protagonist grappling with the ghosts of his past; a witch tree surrounded by animals acting strangely; and a long history of tenants fleeing a haunted house. These are the ingredients Herman Raucher makes use of in his novel Maynard’s House, and by all means, it ought… Continue reading Maynard’s House by Herman Raucher

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Last Days by Brian Evenson

by Christopher O’Halloran (@BurgleInfernal) Sometimes it’s advisable to skip trailers. They hold all sorts of spoilers for the movie you’re probably already going to watch. The trailer for Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace spoiled Darth Maul’s double-ended lightsaber. The trailer for Thor: Ragnarok spoiled the inclusion of the Incredible Hulk. The trailer for… Continue reading Last Days by Brian Evenson

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The Ruins by Scott Smith

by Christopher O’Halloran (@BurgleInfernal) Sex and the City brought about an activity that swept the nation. Which of these four friends did you identify with? Were you a Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte, or Miranda? This characterization exercise could not be contained. It spread to other shows. Which Golden Girl were you? Which Friend on Friends? Buzzfeed… Continue reading The Ruins by Scott Smith