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Review – “Horns” by Joe Hill

Review – “Horns” by Joe Hill

“Horns” is the second book from author Joe Hill.  After finishing “Heart-Shaped Box”, I was eager to dive right back into Hill’s mind, so I moved “Horns” to the top of my reading list.  In the span of just the two books I have read from him, I have developed a healthy respect for both his writing style and his ability to take an unreal circumstance and use it to tell a very real story.  I had high hopes for “Horns” and I was not disappointed.

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Review – “Heart-Shaped Box” by Joe Hill

Review – “Heart-Shaped Box” by Joe Hill

If you read my review of “20th Century Ghosts” by Joe Hill, you know that I have been looking forward to reading his full-length novels.  I discovered Hill through his short fiction and was anxious to see what he could do in a long form novel.  I decided to start with his debut – “Heart-Shaped Box”, and it more than delivered on what I had hoped for.  If you are a fan of horror novels, or just novels in general, you should give this book a try.  It doesn’t disappoint.  Why you ask?  More after the jump…

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Review – “20th Century Ghosts” by Joe Hill

Review – “20th Century Ghosts” by Joe Hill

20th Century Ghosts” is a collection of short stories by Joe Hill.  For those unfamiliar with Joe Hill (as I was before picking up this book) – he is not only a promising young writer, he is also the son of Stephen King.  I must confess that I did not know that going in.  In hindsight, it’s hard not to see the family resemblance in the jacket photo.  I had to ask myself after reading the book, though – was there a professional resemblance as well?

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