MyLibrarian: Mike

Thrills and chills are what I’m all about.

Whether it’s a book that explores our possible futures or one that makes you look over your shoulder in fear, I’m all about it!

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Favorite Authors

Blake Crouch

Blake Crouch

Gillian Flynn

Gillian Flynn

Dean Koontz

Dean Koontz

Ronald Malfi

Ronald Malfi

Adam Nevill

Adam Nevill

Favorite Books

Night Film / Marisha Pessl

Night Film
Marisha Pessl
When the daughter of a cult horror film director is found dead in an abandoned Manhattan warehouse, investigative journalist Scott McGrath, disbelieving the official suicide ruling, probes into the strange circumstances of the young woman’s death.

Flight of the Silvers / Daniel Price

Flight of the Silvers
Daniel Price
When the Earth is brought to a sudden end by cataclysmic forces, sisters Hannah and Amanda are saved by three strangers who give them protective bracelets and imbue them with extraordinary powers to help them survive on a bizarre alternate world.

I Am Not a Serial Killer / Dan Wells

I Am Not a Serial Killer
Dan Wells
John Wayne Cheever keeps his obsession with serial killers in check by a set of rigid rules that he lives by, hoping to the prevent himself from committing murder, but when a body turns up behind a laundromat, John must confront a danger outside himself.

The Passage / Justin Cronin

The Passage
Justin Cronin
A security breach at a secret U.S. government facility unleashes the monstrous product of a chilling military experiment that only six-year-old orphan Amy Harper Bellafonte can stop.

Swan Song / Robert McCammon

Swan Song
Robert McCammon
In a wasteland born of rage and fear, populated by monstrous creatures and marauding armies, earth’s last survivors have been drawn into the final battle between good and evil, that will decide the fate of humanity.

Summer of Night / Dan Simmons

Summer of Night
Dan Simmons
Something or someone is stalking the young people of Elm Haven, Illinois in the summer of 1960. When a long silent bell begins to peal in the middle of the darkest summer night, the reign of terror starts.

Dark Matter / Blake Crouch

Dark Matter
Blake Crouch
A mind-bending, relentlessly paced science-fiction thriller, in which an ordinary man is kidnapped, knocked unconscious–and awakens in a world inexplicably different from the reality he thought he knew.

The Descent / Jeff Long

The Descent
Jeff Long
In a cave in the Himalayas, a guide discovers a self-mutilated body with the warning–Satan exists. In the Kalahari Desert, a nun unearths evidence of a proto-human species and a deity called Older-than-Old. In Bosnia, something has been feeding upon the dead in a mass grave. So begins mankind’s most shocking realization: that the underworld is a vast geological labyrinth populated by another race of beings. Some call them devils or demons. But they are real. They are down there. And they are waiting for us to find them…

Intensity / Dean Koontz

Intensity
Dean Koontz
Stalked by a “homicidal adventurer” Chyna Shepherd uses her courage and daring to help herself as well as his next intended victim.

Last Days / Adam Nevill

Last Days
Adam Nevill
Filmmaker Kyle Freeman is shooting a documentary on the cult The Temple of Last Days, whose members had all been murdered thirty years before. When Kyle interviews those involved in the case, those who haven’t broken silence in decades, a series of uncanny events plague the shoots. Troubling out-of-body experiences, nocturnal visitations, the sudden demise of their interviewees, and the discovery of ghastly artifacts make Kyle question what exactly it is the cult has awoken…as well as its interest in him.

Favorite Movies & Television

Orphan Black

Orphan Black
Sarah is on the run from a bad relationship when a lookalike stranger commits suicide right in front of her. Sarah sees a solution to all her problems by assuming the dead woman’s identity and clearing out her bank account. Instead, she stumbles into a thriller mystery, and uncovers an earth-shattering secret: she is a clone. She learns there are more like her, genetically identical individuals, nurtured in wildly different circumstances, and someone is trying to kill them off, one by one.

Inception

Inception
Dom Cobb is the best there is at extraction; stealing valuable secrets inside the subconscious during the mind’s vulnerable dream state. His skill has made him a coveted player in industrial espionage, but also has made him a fugitive and cost him dearly. Now he may get a second chance if he can do the impossible; inception, planting an idea rather than stealing one. If they succeed, Cobb and his team could pull off the perfect crime.

Sin City

Sin City
Welcome to Sin City, the town that beckons to the tough, the corrupt, and the brokenhearted. A universe of unlikely and reluctant heroes still try to do the right thing in a city that refuses to care.

Cabin in the Woods

Cabin in the Woods
A rambunctious group of five college friends steal away for a weekend of debauchery in an isolated country cabin, only to be attacked by horrific supernatural creatures in a night of endless terror and bloodshed. As the teens begin to exhibit standard horror movie behavior, a group of technicians in a control room are scrutinizing and sometimes even controlling every move the terrified kids make. Do they have any chance of escape?

Interstellar

Interstellar
With our time on Earth coming to an end, a team of explorers undertakes the most important mission in human history; traveling beyond this galaxy to discover whether mankind has a future among the stars.

American Horror Story

American Horror Story
The Harmons’ fresh start in a new home deviously twists to reveal discoveries of love, sex and murderous revenge.

Dexter

Dexter
Dexter Morgan is a Miami police forensics expert who moonlights as a serial killer of criminals who he believes have escaped justice.

Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones
Set in a world where summers span decades and winters can last a lifetime. From the scheming south and the savage eastern lands, to the frozen north and ancient Wall that protects the realm from the mysterious darkness beyond, the powerful families of the Seven Kingdoms are locked in a battle for the Iron Throne. This is a story of duplicity and treachery, nobility and honor, conquest, and triumph. In the Game of Thrones, you either win or you die.

Penny Dreadful

Penny Dreadful
Explorer Sir Malcolm Murray, American gunslinger Ethan Chandler, scientist Victor Frankenstein, and medium Vanessa Ives unite to combat supernatural threats in Victorian London.

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