The Long Way Home by Richard Chizmar

43297534._UY400_SS400_Gathered here for the first time ever are seventeen short stories, two essays, and a short script by award-winning and New York Times bestselling author, Richard Chizmar.

Eerie, suspenseful, poignant, the stories in The Long Way Home run the gamut from horror to suspense, crime to dark fantasy, mainstream to mystery. This brand new collection features more than 100,000 words of short fiction, as well as more than 5,000 words of autobiographical Story Notes. Continue reading

Otherworld by Jason Segel & Kirsten Miller

28238589My first reaction to receiving a review copy of Otherworld was “Great, another novel written by a celebrity”. Although I enjoy most of Segel’s films, I was sceptical about reading this book, even if it is co-written with Kirsten Miller, a leading YA writer in her own right. Otherworld is the fifth book they have collaborated on (the other four are in the Nightmares! series published by Delacorte, which are aimed at middle grade readers). This book, in contrast, is written for an older audience. Continue reading