Author: J.P. Romney

Book Review: The Monster On the Road Is Me

Posted August 26, 2016 by Kara in book review, Kara / 1 Comment
Book Review: The Monster On the Road Is Me

The Monster On the Road is Me. What an odd title, and one I didn’t understand until I actually read the book. Now I get it. This novel is a tale of a Japanese mountain town in a very dark place. The story weaves Japanese mythology–mountain demons, kitsune, and a river troll with a mystery at the local high school. Students and teachers keep dying in strange ways. Is it suicide or is it something more sinister? I’m not sure what this book was trying to be. It was part fantasy, part horror, and part awkward comedy. It mostly worked, more »