It's not that we're obsessed with reading books (and sometimes having a stab at writing them) here on Ferretbrain, it's just that we get light-headed and giddy if we don't get regular doses of the written word.
- Marsh's Beetle Gets Bogged Down by Arthur B What do scarabs do when not rolling poop? According to Richard Marsh, they bother politicians.
- Shadows Over the Anthology by Arthur B Stephen Jones' fishy-themed Lovecraftian anthologies really aren't that good.
- Hastur Be Seen To Be Believed by Arthur B The very first of Robert M. Price's "Cycle" anthologies reveals the weakness of the concept.
- Bite-Sized Campbell by Arthur B As well as being a master of novels and short stories, Ramsey Campbell can work in the novella format quite nicely.
- Walking Out of the Interview (With the Vampire) by Arthur B The Anne Rice classic becomes increasingly awkward to revisit as time goes by.
- Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos and Its Imitators, Part 7 by Arthur B S.T. Joshi turns out to be much better at compiling this sort of anthology than Robert M. Price ever was.
- Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos and Its Imitators, Part 6 by Arthur B Though not overtly billed as such, Robert M. Price's Acolytes of Cthulhu collection is basically "Tales of the Lovecraft Mythos/The New Lovecraft Circle Take Two".
- The Borderland Between Subgenres by Arthur B A William Hope Hodgson classic balances cosmic and psychological horror deftly.