[REVIEW] Elken – by Jay Alexander

Jay Alexander (RIP Nick Harper) is making his folk horror debut with “Elken,” a short story that is beautifully haunting and heavy with atmosphere. The prose are deep and descriptive, poetic and unsettling. This reads like a Harper story, but why wouldn’t it? In fact, it might even be stronger than a Harper story, because…

[REVIEW] Lily – by Daniel Barnett

This is why people read. Books like Lily. Books that knock your socks off. Books that excite you, scare you, fuck you up and leave you emotionally and physically drained. The Nightmareland series has been reinforcing this expertise in my mind since its debut, Nightfall. What sets Lily apart from the volumes that came first?…