Librarians, out of body experiences triggered by sleep paralysis, and strange vampire-like monsters? Out of Body by Jeffrey Ford had everything I wanted and more. Like many novellas from Tor, this one packs so much into so few pages.
“I woke to find her lying next to me, quite dead, with her throat torn out.”
I read that first line in Prosper’s Demon, by K.J. Parker, and knew right away that I was in for a wild ride. Horror stories aren’t for everyone, but if you’re in the market for a creepy book, be sure to grab a copy of this little novella as soon as you can.
A friend of mine asked for a book recommendation today, and I told her to read Dinner by César Aira without even thinking twice. This cute little book has a pink cover (it’s actually a picture of that disgusting macaroni-olive loaf, a slap in the face to both macaroni and olives) and may or may not be about zombies.