It is to my mind quite good -- it's beautiful, elegant, icy, and has some truly gut-churning scenes of body horror. Just the same, it's a film that misses its mark, but that's okay -- the mark was quite small and quite far and it was brave of them to shoot for it. I appreciate a film that aims for the bullseye and misses...
The Providence Rider is next in McCammon's Matthew Corbett series, a pre-Revolutionary War set of stories featuring the up-and-coming "problem solver" (think detective but with a far wider purview). Each book has been a different creature than the one before it, which is a bold choice for a series. It's got everything. Humor. Sex. Action. Adventure.
CHOOSE YOUR DOOM: ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE -- penned by fellow penmonkeys DeAnna Knippling and Dante Savelli -- is just like those early iterations except for the fact that the book has no happy endings. It has awesome endings. But none of them are particularly happy.
I’ve been planning on writing this review forever, and yet, something stopped me. Has nothing to do with the book — maybe something with writing reviews? I used to love penning reviews left and right, but not so much anymore. Still, even a month or two after finishing it, I still have a fire in my belly for the novel, which thrilled me in ways I did not expect. So, fuck it. Here’s the review. Jeff Vandermeer’s Finch. First, let’s not get crazy. This is not going to be a... Read The Rest →