Reading Recommendations

Here are some recommendations from my reading list. The years indicate when I read each work, not when it was published. Please feel free to share your recommendations with me!



Sineater, Elizabeth Massie

The Rising, Brian Keene

Ararat, Christopher Golden

Just Like Hell, Nate Southard

Husk, Rachel Autumn Deering

The Sorrows, Jonathan Janz

Exorcist Road, Jonathan Janz

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



Carrion Comfort, Dan Simmons

The Imago Sequence and Other Stories, Laird Barron

Ghost Story, Peter Straub

Black Mad Wheel, Josh Malerman

Consequences, John Quick

The Girl on the Glider, Brian Keene

Primitive, J.F. Gonzalez

The Ritual, Adam Neville

The Ghoul Archipelago, Stephen Kozeniewski

AfterAge, Yvonne Navarro

Kill Creek, Scott Thomas

Windeye, Brain Evenson

The Changeling, Victor LaValle

Bones Are Made to Be Broken

Mojo Rising, Bob Pastorella

Greener Pastures, Michael Wehunt

Lost Films, Eds. Max Booth III and Lori Michelle

Brain Dead Blues, Matt Hayward

The Thousand Year Beach, Tobi Hirotaka

Video Night, Adam Cesare

Water for Drowning, Ray Cluley

Halcyon, Rio Yoeurs

In the House of Mirrors, Tim Meyer

The Cabin at the End of the World, Paul Tremblay

Chills, Mary SanGiovanni

We Did Everything Wrong, C.V. Hunt

A Dark Matter, Peter Straub

Bird Box, Josh Malerman


Zen in the Art of Writing, Ray Bradbury

Thrill Me, Benjamin Percy

The Successful Novelist, David Morrell

Starve Better, Nick Mamatas