August’s Eyes (review)

bookshelves: horror, coming-of-age, arc, netgalley, indie-publishing, flame-tree-press, trigger-warning, favorites Rating: 4/5 stars I received an advanced e-copy from NetGalley and the publisher, Flame Tree Press, in exchange for an honest review. My opinions are my own. Since the publication of Blood and Rain in 2015, Glenn Rolfe has not stopped. Like a man on edge or a character possessed, Rolfe refuses to let anything deter him from […]

Eight O’Clock in the Morning (review)

bookshelves: sci-fi, short-stories, favorites, classics Rating: 4/5 stars Without having seen John Carpenter’s 1988 film, They Live, starring the late Rowdy “Roddy” Piper, I have no means of comparing the two. It’s best not to. They’re completely different mediums and as such, they should stand on their own. Eight O’Clock in the Morning was a very short story (its five pages felt closer […]