This Thing Between Us: A Novel by Gus Moreno - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780374539238
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Published: MCD x FSG Originals - October 12th, 2021

Comparable to Tremblay or King, with a little Palahniuk flavor, Moreno plays on the very modern paranoia of smart tech; more importantly, the unique type of isolation and transient sense of self that comes with grief. The narrator is punchy and clever and trying his best to deal with his loss, isolation, and lack of familial connection or heritage on top of a too-real paranormal element that goes so far beyond the choppy recorded voice of a not-Alexa device and brings some honest-to-god terror to the table.
Content Warning: death, resurrection, pet death, gore, body horror, suicidal thoughts ~ Reviewed by Sara Gates