Tag: favourite

Geek Love by Katherine Dunn

Oly is an albino hunchback dwarf, yet her deformities aren’t as desirable as her siblings’. She’s not as beautiful nor musically inclined as Iphy and Elly, the lissome Siamese twins. She’s not as charismatic and entertaining as Arty the Aquaboy, who has flippers instead of arms and legs. Yet she’s a member of the Binewski family, and that counts as something.

John Dies at the End by David Wong

“Soy sauce” is the name for the mystifying new drug that begins to plague David Wong’s life. David Wong isn’t actually his real name. Did you know that “Wong” is the most common surname in the world? And “John” is the most common first name in the world? And yet there’s not a single person named John Wong! Wait, where was I?

The Magic Cottage by James Herbert (2017 Review)

Tired of the hustle and bustle of the city of London, young couple Mike and Midge are determined to find a home that offers them a brighter – and quieter – future. Much to their delight, that perfect home comes in the form of Gramarye; a breathtaking, isolated cottage that appears too good to be true. Eager to move right in and settle down, they soon experience the enchanting wonders Gramarye has to offer, along with the sinister ugliness that lurks just beneath its surface.