One of Us by Craig DiLouie

One of Us by Craig DiLouie is what I tend to call Dark Fantasy—a fantasy novel which takes place during our present era.  This novel centers around a young generation of children which were born with monstrous disfigurements living as little better than slaves within harsh orphanages. There are several …

The Witching Well, by S.D. Hintz

Genre:  Young Adult Horror Publisher:  Grinning Skull Press Published: 2018 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? The Witching Well, by S.D. Hintz is a young adult horror novel. It centers around a fourteen-year-old boy named Murray.  Murray is not doing well. He has just lost …

Hush Sisters Hush, by Donald Krueger

Genre:  Science Fiction Publisher:  Xlibris Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? Hush Sisters Hush by Donald Krueger can be labeled a science fiction novel in theory, but the vast majority of the novel focuses on people living through normal Midwestern lives without conflict …

Deadpool 2

Genre:  Super Hero Produced by:  Disney Released: 2018 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths Deadpool, is the name of the movie, the name of the main character, and both are damn funny. Without a doubt this is not only the funniest action movie of any genre I have seen in …

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Solo: a Star Wars Story (2018) Rated PG-13 Directed by: Ron Howard Starring: Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton Rating: Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths Have you seen this movie? I managed to get to my first summer blockbuster. I parked my car in a scrap of …

Clade, by James Bradley

Genre:  Science Fiction Publisher:  Titan Publishing Published: 2018 Reviewer Rating:  4.5 Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? Clade, by James Bradley, is a science fiction novel which might turn out to be a literary novel when his very accurate predictions most likely come true. The novel is …

Another Roadside Attraction, by Tom Robbins

Genre:  Fantasy Publisher:  Bantam Books Published: 1971 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? Another Roadside Attraction, by Tom Robbins was published in part as a tribute to the creativity and individuality which developed out of the 60s. The story centers around a free thinking and …

Obsession, by Ramsey Campbell

Genre:  Horror Publisher:  Samhain Published: 1985 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? Obsession by Ramsey Campbell is almost a mystery as much as a Horror novel, but it is certainly the latter with a sharp bullet. Ramsey sets up the scene, but does not walk …

The Odds, by Robert J. Peterson

Genre:  Science Fiction Publisher:  California Coldblood Published: 2014 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? The Odds by, Robert J. Peterson, is a Science Fiction novel set in the distant future where the desert of Nevada is a few hundred degrees during the day and a …

Dead of Winter, by Brian Moreland

Genre:  Horror Publisher:  Samhain Published: 2012 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? Dead of Winter, by Brain Moreland proved to be a real treat of me. Between liking horror more as Fall envelopes us and finding out Samhain Publishing has closed their doors, I dug …

The Beauty, by Aliya Whiteley

Genre:  Science Fiction Publisher:  Titan Books Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? The Beauty by Aliya Whiteley is a strange sort of Science Fiction. Original and odd, this story takes you in an unexpected u-turn within the first few chapters and then just …

Version Control, by Dexter Palmer

Genre:  Science Fiction Publisher:  Vintage Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? Version Control by Dexter Palmer is a Science Fiction novel, heavy on the science side and low on the fantastic. The upside is the reader might learn more than a little about …

The Sorrows, by Jonathan Janz

Genre:  Horror Publisher:  Samhain Published: 2011 Reviewer Rating: Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? The Sorrows by Jonathan Janz became an unexpected treat and really hit home for me because, as I read the book, my life went through many parallels with the main character, Ben, which …

Price of Eden, by Brian Burt

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Double Dragon Publishing Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? This is the third and final book in Brian Burt’s Aquarius Rising series. I read the first two, which I enjoyed quite a lot, but I would have to say the …