The What's Hot Hall of Fame
Kristi Demeester's Stag
'It was possible my father might come home, might open the door on his daughter caught up in the fire of salvation, of temptation, but he had never taken me hunting, never let me see the bared, warm heart of an animal, and so this was his fault. He had led me to an altar and forced me to kneel.'
Carol-Ann was supposed to be "saved" as a child. But with a clear eye for hypocrisy, she has found her own God.
Laird Barron's The Men from Porlock
Adam Nevill's Mother's Milk
Livia Llewellyn's Horses
Helen Marshall's In the Year of Omens Kelly Link's Stone Animals
TE Grau's Return of the Prodigy
Brian Evenson's No Matter Which Way We Turned
Steven Sherrill's The Minotaur Takes a Cigarette Break
Clinton Boomer's The Hole Behind Midnight
Kathe Koja's The Cipher
David Wong's John Dies at the End
Within the Wires
Season 1 specifically floated my boat. A dystopian world told through the unlikely medium of relaxation tapes.
Alice Isn't Dead
In a meditation on America and humanity, a truckdriver roams the country looking for the vanished wife she thought was dead.
The Magnus Archives
Statements of terrifying encounters held at a mysterious paranormal research institute.
The White Vault
Sent to a remote arctic outpost and pinned down by a blizzard, a repair team struggles with isolation and an unfolding and terrifying mystery under the ice.
Moonbase Theta Out
Short but incredibly poignant narrative of the staged and increasingly stressful shut down of a lunar research and mining operation. I am all on board for Project Growbear.