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Book Review: Nevermore – Author Harold Schechter


NEVERMORE WrittenΒ by Harold Schechter PublishedΒ by Atria Publication Date: 2009 Format: B&W – 336 Pages Price: $20.99 Few American writers are as famous (or infamous) as Edgar Allan Poe. Short story pioneer, literary critic and master of the macabre, Poe is often credited with the introduction of both horror and detective fiction to the American public at a time when literature ...

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Book Review: The Horribles – Author Nathaniel Lambert


THE HORRIBLES Nathaniel Lambert Grindhouse Press Trade Paperback, 124 pages ISBN-13: 978-0-9826281-5-7Β  When Sheldon Delaney and his parents moved from Minneapolis to small-town Poe’s Creek, Minnesota, they already stood out a bit more than most. The only black family in a predominantly towheaded community, what could have been an uncomfortable or alienating situation was nullified entirely by the warm welcome ...

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Book Review: The House of Fallen Trees – Author Gina Ranalli


HOUSE OF FALLEN TREES Gina Ranalli Grindhouse Press Trade Paperback, 264 pages ISBN: 978-0-9826281-1-9 I must admit, when I read this Grindhouse Press novel several months ago, I was expecting something very different. I’d seen Ranalli’s work before in The Bizarro Starter Kit, and she’s known as a very inventive and off-the-wall kind of alt-lit writer. For someone with a ...

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Book Review: The Apocalypse Shift – Author Derek J. Goodman

THE APOCALYPSE SHIFT Author Derek J. Goodman Published by Library of Horror Press Publication Date: 2009 Format: B&W- 272 pages Price: $15.95 It is exceedingly difficult to blend horror and humor together in a way that appeases fans of both. The genres themselves are starkly different, catering to two completely separate tastes that often don’t mix well together at all. ...

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Book Review: Morning is Dead – Author Andersen Prunty


Written by Andersen Prunty Published by: Grindhouse Press Publication Date: 2010 Format: Black / White – 150 pages Price: $12.95 Rarely are readers of horror given the opportunity to laugh while wanting to throw up in their mouths a little bit. β€œZombie” fiction (and the term should be used lightly here, as the lumbering corpses are never referred to as ...

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