Reading Recommendations

My ten favorite books each year. Listed by year I read them, not thier year of publication. Please feel free to share your recommendations with me!



Sineater, Elizabeth Massie

Ararat, Christopher Golden

Just Like Hell, Nate Southard

Husk, Rachel Autumn Deering

The Dead Letters, Tom Picarilli

The Ballad of Black Tom, Victor LaValle

The Disappearance at Devil’s Rock, Paul Tremblay

The Caretaker of Lorne Field, Dave Zeltserman

The Hematophages, Stephen Kozeniewski

Boy’s Life, Robert McCammon




Blood Standard, Laird Barron

Ghost Story, Peter Straub

Black Mad Wheel, Josh Malerman

Kill Creek, Scott Thomas

Windeye, Brain Evenson

The Changeling, Victor LaValle

Lost Films, Eds. Max Booth III and Lori Michelle

Water for Drowning, Ray Cluley

Halcyon, Rio Yoeurs

The Cabin at the End of the World, Paul Tremblay


Zen in the Art of Writing, Ray Bradbury

Thrill Me, Benjamin Percy




Fantasticland, Eric Bockoven

Black Mountain, Laird Barron

Behind Her Eyes, Sarah Pinborough

In the Valley of the Sun, Andy Davidson

The Fisherman, John Langan

Carnivorous Lunar Activities, Max Booth III

Wanderers, Chuck Wendig

Hex, Thomas Olde Heuvelt

Coyote Songs, Gabino Iglesias

What It Means When a Man Falls From the Sky, Lesley Nneka Arimah