River Heights Book Review

The books you'll want to read.

SHORTCUTS

Short, sweet reviews of M. Verano’s DIARY OF A HAUNTING, GATHERING DEEP by Lisa Maxwel, and Lori Rader-Day’s LITTLE PRETTY THINGS.

September 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

THE DEVIL AND WINNIE FLYNN by Micol and David Ostow

THE DEVIL AND WINNIE FLYNN is written as a letter to Winnie’s best friend, which lends the book an intimate feel and builds a rapport between the reader and Winnie almost immediately.

September 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

THE DEAD GIRLS OF HYSTERIA HALL by Katie Alender

The notion of a ghostly protagonist may sound like a gimmick, but Alender pulls it off with aplomb, and the spirits who populate ​the author’s fictional​ world (Delia, included) are every bit as fully realized as the flesh-and-blood characters.

August 25, 2015 · 1 Comment

ONE MAN’S MUSE by Chris Holm

We interrupt your regularly scheduled programming to bring you this short tale of horror from author Chris Holm.

June 30, 2015 · 22 Comments

13 DAYS OF MIDNIGHT by Leo Hunt

13 DAYS OF MIDNIGHT  by Leo Hunt Candlewick Press August 25, 2015 Luke Manchett has just received the worst kind of news—his estranged father is dead. Rather than tell his mother … Continue reading

June 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

WYLDING HALL by Elizabeth Hand

The Haunting of Hill House meets House of Leaves by way of Behind the Music, Elizabeth Hand’s contemporary gothic novella, Wylding Hall, is pure magic—and I’m not 100% certain that’s metaphor.

June 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

JILLIAN CADE: (FAKE) PARANORMAL INVESTIGATOR by Jen Klein

…if you’re down for some urban fantasy, a feisty protagonist, some romance and a battle for the world, then add Jillian Cade to your reading adventures.

June 4, 2015 · Leave a comment