Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Top Ten Tuesday

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This week the topic is Top Ten Books on My Autumn TBR. My next two months of reading are going to be Apocalypse month in September (and November) plus Horror month in October so they are going to be my focus for autumn reads. Here are the books and authors  I really want to get to! NB I may already have read and reviewed a few of these as I wrote this list at the end of August!

1) Mike Kraus 
Having enjoyed his horror thriller Prip'Yat, I want to try his apocalypse series-Final Dawn, Final Dawn Arkhangelsk series, Surviving the Fall, and No Sanctuary. They all sound great and I'm excited to try them. I'll hopefully be trying them through September. Hopefully No Sanctuary will come down in price as I'm not paying over £3 for a 115p book!

2) Richard Laymon
Time for me to catch up with the few left that I haven't read yet! I've had these on my shelves for years and I'm not sure why I've waited this long to read them. I know I'm going to have some fun completing my Laymon collection.

3) Jon Athan 
I recently discovered this author existed and I love the sound of strange hitchhikers and cannibals in the woods! Creepy looking cover and it looks like a one night read in length so I look forward to curling up in my bed to read this one! I also have Camp Blaze by the same author that I might try to fit in.

4) Robert Boren 
I loved his Bug Out! series which followed retired RV users saving the US from terrorists so I can't wait to get started on the two spin off series, one in Texas, one in California and The Plan, a prequel to the whole war! I've been saving them up for an apocalypse blitz and this seems like the ideal time to read them!

5) Johnathan Davis-900 Miles 
This seems be a two part series at the moment so it would be easy to catch up with them and get some zombies into the mix! This journey from hell plot is exactly the kind of thing that I love to read and the covers are great too!

6) Matthew D Mark 
This is a two part series where I read and loved the first book so I definitely plan to get this second book read in September. I'm really looking forward to what comes next in this apocalypse tale.

7) Jack Kilborn 
I've loved the first two books I've read-Afraid and Trapped so I'm certainly going to read Endurance in October. I'm hoping to fit in a couple more if all goes well. I have a few others to read before the characters from each book all come together in Haunted House which sounds great! 

8) Eli Constant-Dead Trees 2 
The beasties are back! I loved the first horror tale of the beasties hunting the living and the way they developed new skills through the book so I'm looking forward to seeing what happens next! There is also another series by the author called Z Children that I want to try!

9) Keith RA DeCandido-Resident Evil Extinction 
This author wrote great novels based on the first two films and returns to do this so I have high hopes of this being a good one too. He stays true to the film but adds depth to the story and characters.

10) Hunter Shea 
Another recent horror find, I enjoyed Swamp Monster Massacre, They Rise and Just Add Water. Not as keen on the Loch Ness Revenge one though. I still have a few to read and will definitely squeeze in a few in October!


  1. Amara and Cannibal Creek look awesome, but I know I've seen them both here before and think I already added them to my wishlist. I just finished Money Back Guarantee by Hunter Shea and have to admit, of the trilogy, Just Add Water was my fave. I also just finished We Are Watching by him. I highly recommend that one if you don't have it already.

    1. Yeah Cannibal Creek was on my CWW a few weeks back. I've been meaning to read Amara for years now. I hope I can get a few books done this month. I went into non fiction last night to try to kick start my reading and it kind of worked so fingers crossed.

      I don't generally read haunted house/ghost stories so I'm not too sure about the Hunter Shea one.

  2. it seems I'm gonna have to cave and read me some good Zs! LOL I can't resist anything Resident Evilish :)

    1. Yeah the Resident Evil books based on the films were good...so far!

  3. The Mark Kraus books look good, especially Surviving the Fall. I'm a sucker for a good post- apoc cover. Dark Days Troubled Times looks amazing too.

    I've never read or seen a Resident Evil but I'm curious?

    1. If you've seen the first Resident Evil film, the book is identical with a little more about the characters and bit more on why Matt and his sister were infiltrating Umbrella. I liked it a lot! I've enjoyed what I've read of Mike Kraus so far. Surviving the Fall has been great so far.

  4. Apocalypse Month, great theme! I'm also looking forward to October Horror month, there seems to be lot of interesting, creepy looking releases this year :D

    ~Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

    1. I've a few books planned for next month that I'm keen to look at so I hope I get through them all!

  5. I will have to check out the list of books online as many of them are new to me! Happy reading to you this fall!

    Here's a link to my TTT post this week: http://captivatedreader.blogspot.com/2017/09/top-ten-tuesday-top-fifteen-books-on-my.html