“Another” Amazes with Archetypal Writing in a Field of Average Prose

Another, my first foray into the works of Ayatsuji Yukito, is a superb thriller; a tense page-turner; a horrifying mystery. I had a hard time setting it down. While it is more of a psychological thriller, there is certainly no paucity of gore.

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“Undertow” Weaves a Powerful Current

I wanted to read Undertow because it promised to be a tale of aliens, hostility, school integration, and one of my personal favorites—doomed love. Excited to receive my copy, I tore into it as soon as I had the chance and boy does it deliver! I coasted through the book, savoring the way anything could happen. Continue reading

Conspiracy or Cover-Up: A Review of “Annihilation”

This book was quite the read. It was both profound and confusing; it answered some questions, but left you with a host more—A good reason to acquire the sequel. I love how just enough information is revealed; how this allows readers to conjecture and form hypotheses about the strange events occurring in Area X. These chilling mysteries kept me reading as fast as I could. Continue reading