Signing off, and the best of 2018.

  As summer approaches, sweat begins to build and drip from my brow. The Grim Reader looks forward to hot nights and even hotter days as the merciless Queensland humidity rapidly approaches. It is with this final post at Beavisthebookhead.com that I wish to thank everybody for their unwavering support, but I have now reached…

Book review: Bird Box – Josh Malerman

  Bird Box is a great book and that’s all you really need to know. I bought this for my Kindle a while back but my review queue prevented me from reading it. I’ve been disappointed by a few recently hyped books, so naturally, I approached this one with caution. Any lingering thoughts that Bird…

Book review: Unbury Carol – Josh Malerman

  Just like Vegemite, Unbury Carol is dividing opinion. Some think it’s the best thing Malerman has written and some think it’s drivel. It’s time for the Grim Reader’s verdict. Saddle up,  dear reader, as we travel back to the old west. Yee-haw!   Sadly, for me, Unbury Carol was a disappointing book. On the surface,…

Magazine review: Dark Moon Digest #29

  I had such a busy November and December last year I totally forgot about the latest DMD! First up is a story by Betty Rocksteady. Now, I love Betty’s stuff, but I don’t like cats. And,  I’m really not a fan of cats in horror. Why? Well, let’s just say I’ve read a few…

Interview: I Can Taste the Blood – John F.D. Taff

  There is little I enjoy more than spreading the word about my favorite writers and sharing in the excitement of upcoming books. On the 23rd August Grey Matter Press will release I CAN TASTE THE BLOOD; A collection of novellas that all use the same title, but come from 5 very different voices that…