NOS4A2 review (soundtrack included)

bookshelves: horror, psychological, favorites Rating: 4/5 stars Filled with imagination and great zeal, Joe Hill’s NOS4A2 is one I wish I’d read a long time ago. There was no excuse for neglecting it, as my friend and fellow writer, Evans Light, had generously sent me a hardcover copy in 2013 or ‘14. If I’d know then that Vic’s […]

All Is Well (review)

bookshelves: religious, short-stories, audiobook,favorites Rating: 3/5 stars ”All is well..”  For persons of faith, it’s a very familiar passage, and one that, unlike the mother and daughter protagonists in this heartwarming short story, has a profound impact on our everyday lives. Of course, their circumstances weren’t always so bleak. There was a time, like many of us, when […]

The Purpose-Driven Life (review)

bookshelves: non-fiction, religious, spiritual-and-or-warfare, inspirational, life-altering-books Recommended to: Ruth Rating: 5/5 stars Personally, this was much more than a book that I’ve mark off as read, even though finishing another always feels like a grand achievement. Rather, it defines to term “spiritual journey,” and I feel incredibly thankful for this buddy read; for my lovely wife, Tanya, for lending me her copy; […]

Merry Madness (Merry Murder #2) Review

  bookshelves: psychological, horror, favorites, read 4/5 stars DISCLOSURE: I received a copy from the author in exchange of an honest review. My opinions are my own. Then, suddenly, their heads explode and from the festering brains erupts hundreds and thousands of lady bugs. Resuming roughly a month after the events of its predecessor, Merry Murder, it was precisely that: […]

Merry Murder (#1 in the trilogy) review

  bookshelves: horror, psychological, favorites Recommended for: every horror fan/lover should read this. Rating: 5/5 stars   DISCLOSURE: The author and I have been Goodreads friends for several years. I received a copy in exchange for an honest review. My opinions are my own. An entitled teenage daughter. An enabling mother. An unyielding father. What could possibly go wrong? As this […]