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Book Review: The Slasher Movie Book – Author J. A. Kerswell

The Slasher Movie Book - Author J. A. Kerswell

Much like the villains they depict, slasher films will not die. Reviled yet prolific, the slasher is arguably horror’s most popular subgenre. Author J. A. Kerswell took on the daunting task of writing a comprehensive book on slasher movies, appropriately titled The Slasher Movie Book. The publication was previously released in the UK under the name Teenage Wasteland: The Slasher ...

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Book Review: Joss Whedon – The Complete Companion – Author PopMatters


This book pretty much covers everything that Joss Whedon has ever done in the entertainment industry. From his work on television shows, comic books, and movies, this companion piece is basically the definitive guide to all things Joss Whedon. I have always been a fan of Joss Whedon. Besides being an insanely talented writer and director who has a very ...

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Book Review: Orgy of Souls – Wrath James White, Maurice Broaddus


ORGY OF SOULS Written by Wrath James White and Maurice Broaddus Published by Apex Publications Publication Date: 2008 Format: Black & White – 138 pages Price: $13.95 ’Why won’t you answer me?’ ‘Not enough,’ a voice finally murmured and extinguished the candles. Samson collapsed into an exhausted heap of spent flesh. ‘I’ve failed.’ ‘Twenty for one. Their blood must be spilled ...

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Book Review: Nevermore – Author Harold Schechter


NEVERMORE Written by Harold Schechter Published 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 Universe Speaks: The Love and Pain of 2012-2025 – Author Roar Sheppard


The Universe Speaks: The Love and Pain of 2012-2025 I’m always a sucker for new information or perspectives on 2012. I think maybe it’s that “unknowing” that eats at me the most. Although I don’t think authors or experts can tell the future, they can surely prepare you for it. This and many other reasons are why this book is ...

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Book Review: The Frenzy War – Author Gregory Lamberson


Who doesn’t love werewolves and secret societies dedicated to hunting them down, mixed with a dose of intense action, horror and enjoyable characters? The Frenzy War has all of that combined, it is the second book in the Frenzy Series, written by Gregory Lamberson, author of such horror novels like Johnny Gruesome, Personal Demons, Desperate Souls, The Frenzy Way, Cosmic ...

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Book Review: The Pyramids and the Pentagon – Author Nick Redfern

he Pyramids and the Pentagon - Author Nick Redfern

The Pyramids and the Pentagon: The Government’s Top Secret Pursuit of Mystical Relics, Ancient Astronauts, and Lost Civilizations As authors take on new directions and research into “specific” conspiracy theory events, a greater level of scrutiny, fact finding, and investigation is occuring in  literature. Nick Redfern is one such author who digs even further into specific events and cover ups ...

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Book Review: A.D. After Disclosure – Author Richard Dolan, Bryce Zabel


A.D. After Disclosure: When the Government Finally Reveals the Truth About Alien Contact by Richard Dolan, Bryce Zabel I could tell from its first pages that this would end up being an interesting read. Phantom the event…Obama (or insert president) calls a late night broadcast and announces that we have made contact with “the others” (This term is used within ...

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Book Review: Off the Rails and Other Tales – Author Jason L. Liquori


OFF THE RAILS AND OTHER TALES By Jason L. Liquori A collection of delightfully depraved bone chilling terror is summarized by title as follows: BANKER’S HOURS: A band of retired bank robbers plot one last heist and tend not to lichen they get more than what they’d bargained for. NIGHT CRAWL: Walter, Harry and Rachel roam the dense brush in ...

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Book Review: Zombie Apocalypse Preparation – Authors David Houchins | Scot Thomas


Zombie Apocalypse Preparation: How to Survive in an Undead World and Have Fun Doing It! Authors: David Houchins and Scot Thomas Permuted Press Oh yes, thank you very much indeed, David and Scot, for putting this delightful thing out there. “Zombie Apocalypse Preparation: How to Survive in an Undead World and Have Fun Doing It!” is a wonderfully entertaining, funny ...

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Book Review: Sherlock Holmes on Screen – Author Alan Barnes


Sherlock Holmes on Screen This book covers the complete history of how many times Sherlock Holmes has been portrayed in films and on television. It looks at the different time periods, the different actors who have played the role of Holmes, and discusses how the character has had a major influence on pop culture. I have never really been into ...

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Book Review: Pazuzu’s Girl – Author Rachel Coles


Pazuzu’s Girl By Rachel Coles Pazuzu and Lugal are human incarnates of Mesopotamia with unearthly powers. An ancient tablet of destiny is stolen from the goddess Lamashtu. As a result the two are exiled to exist among humans as their infinite sentencing. Gradually indication the two with supernatural powers can no longer keep up with their cleaver contemporary disguise. As ...

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Book Review: 101 Horror Movies You Must See Before You Die – Editor Steven Jay Schneider


While its shockingly gleaming cover sporting a demonic Linda Blair screams out of the shelves with an almost haunting curiosity, it’s the contents that make this edition a rich little friend to accompany you on outings. Another from the “Barron’s” 101 Movies collection, this tiny fat boy edition offers some great suggestive reading and influential recommendations to fill your evening ...

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