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"John Dies at the End…[is] a case of the author trying to depict actual, soul-sucking lunacy, and succeeding with flying colors." –Fangoria
“David Wong is like a mash-up of Douglas Adams and Stephen King . . . ‘page-turner’ is an understatement.” --Don Coscarelli, director, Phantasm I–V and Bubba Ho-tep
“David Wong has managed to write that rarest of things---a genuinely scary story.” --David Wellington, author of Monster Island and Vampire Zero
"The rare genre novel that manages to keep its sense of humor strong without ever diminishing the scares." --The Onion AV Club
“Sure to please the Fangoria set while appealing to a wider audience, the book's smart take on fear manages to tap into readers' existential dread on one page, then have them laughing the next.” –Publishers Weekly
"When it’s funny, it's laugh-out-loud funny, yet when the situation calls for chills, it provides them in spades."--Kirkus Reviews
“The book takes every pop culture trend of the past twenty years, peppers it with 14-year-old dick and fart humor, and blends it all together with a huge heaping of splatterpunk gore…. Successfully blend[s] laugh-out-loud humor with legitimate horror.” –i09.com
I had few expectations and every low expectation was surpassed. This is a complex story that is totally preposterous, and the author makes it rich, detailed and believable. Read morePublished 4 days ago by William M. Balson Jr.
Insanely fun to read!
The book is ridiculous - but in the best possible way. I've read it a few times over the years and it still never gets boring.
I'm actually a bigger fan of the movie than the book, which you will almost never hear me say. David describes his writing process in the introduction, a self published online... Read morePublished 11 days ago by Michaiah
Full of surprises would be an understatement.... unfortunately.
Basically, it's several hundred pages of random monsters attacking and being blown up.... Read more
This week I read John Dies at the End by David Wong. This was recommended to me by my roommate but I was hesitant to read it because it was in the horror section. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Kaitlyn
A fun, quick read! Recommended by a friend after I'd watched the film. Looking forward to reading the sequel. Actually chuckled out loud Ina few spots, which is rare. Read morePublished 22 days ago by runisher
Was very jumpy. When I got to the last 50 pages it much much better but it was a chore getting there.Published 24 days ago by Robert W Wagner
The story goes on longer than expected. Not entirely a bad thing, just somewhat long winded.Published 27 days ago by Ian C.