House of Leaves

House_of_leavesI can’t remember the last time a book scared me like this (actually, that’s not entirely true.  Cormac McCarthy’s Child of God scared the crap out of me, as no doubt will the movie, coming soon to a theater near you, nightmares guaranteed).  But this book really, really terrified me.  I’m not entirely sure why.  It kept me up all night, several nights, both because I wanted to know what happened next, but also because there was no way I was turning off the light. Continue reading