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50 Best Vampire Books of All Time

Vampire books and stories about creatures of the night have enthralled people for so long, entrancing people with their bloodlust and supernatural powers. The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova is probably one of the first vampire books I ever read and loved, but I’ve gone on to discover so many more great ones since then. Here’s …

           

If It Bleeds

Stephen King’s If it Bleeds is a collection of four novellas that was released in April 2020. I’ve been getting really into watching Stephen King adaptations now that I’m spending all my time sheltered-at-home, so it’s turning me into more and more of a Stephen King fan. Not all of his stuff is to my …

                 

Lovecraft Country

With Lovecraft Country by Matt Ruff soon to become an HBO series (August 2020, see the trailer below!), I knew it was now or never for reading this book that has been sitting on my shelf for quite some time. Plot Summary See the Full Plot Synopsis & Summary for Lovecraft Country by Matt Ruff …

           

Mexican Gothic

Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia came out recently, and I’ve been enjoying its creepy delights this past week. I liked it, though it may not be for everyone. It’s a Gothic horror novel set in Mexico in the 1950s. Plot Summary See the Full Plot Synopsis & Summary for Mexican Gothic by Silvia-Moreno-Garcia (spoilers). For …

                 

The Institute

Stephen King has released a new novel, this time focusing on a sinister organization called The Institute and the abduction of a young boy with telekinetic abilities. I was never particularly curious about Stephen King until I watched the Castle Rock adaptation. After that, I read the Outsider, which I thought was just okay, but …