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Joshua G. J. Insole

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A Light-Hearted Look at the Future of Halloween: ‘All HAL’s Eve’

Happy Halloween, guys and gals! So, here we are: number four! This one is a bit more cheery, and good deal less bloody than the last one. It was written for the prompt, “Write about someone taking a child trick-or-treating for the very first time.” The title of this one is All HAL’s Eve, and […]
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31 Days of Halloween #30: Disaster

Just for Halloween, Bite-Sized Horror is now a daily event! Two-sentence shockers based on a random prompt, every afternoon! Today’s word is disaster.
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The Sick Teacher's Cook Book by James Huck
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I had a grin plastered onto my face throughout the entirety of this book (read into that regarding my psyche what you will!). It's beautifully dark and twisted, absolutely pitch black. It was right up my alley! The last sentence of the book (no spoil ...more
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Alfred Jones and Son, Bros. by Bob  Sharp
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Reminiscent of Pratchett and Adams, had they written darker, more horror-themed stuff. Absolutely brilliant -- I fell in love with it less than two pages in. It's always a bit of a gamble when picking up an indie book, but, trust me, this one is wort ...more
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"I love being able to support Indie authors and so when I was asked to read and review this book I was happy to do so. 

This is a collection of short stories that have a horror or sci-fi theme, targeted at 14-18 year olds.

Personally, I felt like the st" Read more of this review »
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Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton
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Fun and fast-paced. The movie is much better, though, in my opinion. The appearance of the T. rex and the ending in the book have much less weight when compared to their big-screen counterpart. Some cool science-y bits in the book, though, and defini ...more
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No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy
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"How does a man decide in what order to abandon his life?"

Like all things McCarthy, this is dark, bleak, and contains many deep, philosophical quotes that will haunt you as you lie in bed, trying to sleep.
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To Be Taught, If Fortunate by Becky Chambers
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