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Book Review: Famous Monsters Magazine – Issue 254

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Famous Monsters Magazine – Issue 254 Hey all, Welcome to a new review of another familiar face on the print scene arena. This article we review the latest release of Famous Monsters #254. First off, ….and I imagine I’ll be saying this alot, it features an amazing cover per Jason Edmiston. Yep it’s that cartoonish elongated face of our natural ...

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Book Review: The Chocolate Man – Author Waide Aaron Riddle

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THE CHOCOLATE MAN by Waide Aaron Riddle Enter into night in this house of dark and no light Where Evil lives and ghouls and specters remember… and never forgive. This house known as Blackraven, haunted by death, where there is no God…there is no heaven. “The Chocolate Man” by Waide Aaron Riddle is something that comes along only once in ...

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Book Review: iDrakula – Author Bekka Black

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iDRAKULA Book Author: Bekka Black Publisher: SourceBooks Fire, 2010 150 pages, $9.99 The story of Dracula isn’t new. It isn’t even kind of new. There have been dozens of film, literary, graphic novel, and even musical adaptations and interpretations of the story. Dracula has been to the past, he has been brought forward into present day, he has been to ...

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Book Review: Brain Cheese Buffet – Author Edward Lee

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BRAIN CHEESE BUFFET “Their philosophy was societal and rather militant in its feministic design. Never mind that they were f*cked up in the head: abused, malnurished and locked in closets as children, maladapted via unbridled drug and alcoholuse and hence damaged certain critical brain receptors, and, in general, rife with a plethora of environmentally causated personality disorders and biogenic amine ...

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Book Review: Defense Against the Dark – Author Emily Carlin

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DEFENSE AGAINST THE DARK As we grow into a more conscious metaphysical society and the number of related tv shows grow, it becomes a necessity to start preparing for things that we only associated with fairy tales. Now that might sound absurd, and it certainly does saying it, however…there is always the “what if” that lies beyond the truth to ...

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Book Review: We Have Always Lived in the Castle – Author Shirley Jackson

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WE HAVE ALWAYS LIVED IN THE CASTLE The best works of fiction are those that absorb you to such an extent that they become a work of non-fiction, in that the world you’re drawn into is real and utterly absorbing. This is one of those memorable literary experiences. It’s a particular treat if you like your fiction dark and bewitching. ...

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Book Review: The Poltergeist Phenomenon – Author Michael Clarkson

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The Poltergeist Phenomenon: An In-depth Investigation Into Floating Beds, Smashing Glass, and Other Unexplained Disturbances Have you heard a good ghost story lately? Afraid of things that go bump in the night? Have trouble seperating fiction from reality? Well you might be just the kind of reader that Clarkson has created this very piece for. The Poltergeist Phenomenon is no read ...

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Book Review: Into the Dark – Author Patrick D’Orazio

INTO THE DARK By Patrick D’Orazio Into the Dark is Book 2 in author Patrick D’Orazio’s Dark trilogy. It picks up exactly were the terrific first installment ends on a cliff hanger note asserting itself as a worthy sequel right away. The main character, Jeff Blaine, and his small rag tag band of survivors (including a woman from Jeff’s former ...

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Book Review: The Bone Tree – Author Christopher Fulbright

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THE BONE TREE by Christopher Fulbright (Bad Moon Books) Above a Civil War graveyard in the backwoods of Texas, Kevin and Bobby’s treehouse was their haven against the world. But the day Tom Plecker comes screaming through the creek below, terrified of a shadow man, that all changes. Walking Tom home they see it — the tree, its branches twisted ...

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Book Review: Visitants – Editor Stephen Jones

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VISITANTS Editor: Stephen Jones Published By: Ulysses Press Published Date: November 1, 2010 Format: Black /White – 400 pages Price: $14.95 ($9.99 on Kindle) It pains me to imagine the amount of time, effort, thought and research that went into putting together this anthology of stories of “Fallen Angels and Heavenly Hosts,” but I am absolutely thrilled that it happened. ...

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Book Review: Under the Bed – Author Josiah Miles Pitchforth

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Published by:  n/a – self published Publication Date: November 2010 Price: n/a It’s where you sleep. It’s where you dream. And beneath it all is a destination you will never forget! For Dan and Theresa, what starts out as a troubling encounter with the supernatural turns into a journey that will unlock the secrets of sex, love, and humanity . ...

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Book Review: Dark Stars Rising – Author Shade Rupe

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From out of the artistic well of well-designed books comes a new edition titled “Dark Stars Rising”. The title is authored by Shade Rupe and is marvelously designed by David Kerekes. In fact, without even getting to the content on first open, this really is a interestingly-vivid design of a book that combines both retro and modern into an almost ...

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Book Review: The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror – Edited by Stephen Jones

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This tome features horror luminaries such as Stephen King (and son), Ramsey Campbell and Brian Lumley. A fairly safe bet then, for some classic tales to darken the corners of the room. The introduction is worth a mention, as it appears to catalogue every single horror story penned in 2009. How anyone goes about compiling such encyclopaedic reference material is ...

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Book Review: As I Embrace My Jagged Edges – Author Lee Thompson

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AS I EMBRACE MY JAGGED EDGES by Lee Thompson Sideshow Press – 2011 Entrusted with a bronze shard of Solomon’s Temple, Boaz’s family has lived in constant danger. Moving from place to place, they have protected the relic from people who wanted to use its magick to procure wisdom and power over demons. It’s a demanding and dangerous responsibility; one ...

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