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Book Review: The Rough Guide to American Independent film – Author Jessica Winter

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THE ROUGH GUIDE TO AMERICAN INDEPENDENT FILM (ROUGH GUIDE REFERENCE) (PAPERBACK)
Author Jessica Winter
Published by Rough Guides
Publication Date: 2006
Format: 2 Color – 277 pages
Price: $14.99

Independent films is a tough one, as most cult films fall into that category. This book could easily be re-titled “cult films” though the base and focus is geared towards the independent term. The truth is, there are … Continue reading

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Book Review: Under – Author Bradd Quinn

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UNDER
Author Bradd Quinn
Published by Lulu.com / Frustrated Laboratory Publishing
Publication Date: 2009
Format: B&W – 220 pages
Price: $15.40

“As he glanced from face to face and the silently stared back, he could sense that he was going to be the last to see what was by that garage. Like Jacob was the only one who hadn’t jumped down the rabbit hole yet. It was … Continue reading

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Book Review: The New Annotated Dracula – Author Bram Stoker

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THE NEW ANNOTATED DRACULA
Author Bram Stoker
Edited with a Foreword and Notes by Leslie S. Klinger
Introduction by Neil Gaiman
Published by W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: 2008
Format: Color – 672 pages
Price: $12.95

Readers of Dracula have been entranced by the story of Jonathan Harker’s visit to Count Dracula’s castle, and the events that followed, for over a century. The … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tower Hill – Author Sarah Pinborough

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TOWER HILL
Written by Sarah Pinborough
Published by Leisure Books
Publication Date: 2008
Format: Color – 320 pages
Price: $7.99

Dorchester Publishing’s horror imprint Leisure Books are actively supporting British horror writers like Sarah Pinborough and Tim Lebbon and that’s gotta be a good thing; spreading the word of international horror to mass-market English-speaking audience.

Well, not to put a dampener on this noble quest, but Sarah … Continue reading

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Book Review: Twilight – Author Stephenie Meyer

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TWILIGHT
Author Stephenie Meyer
Published by Little, Brown Young Readers
Publication Date: 2005
Format: Paperback and hardcover (544 pgs)
Price: Ranges from $10.99 to $19.99, depending on format

The Twilight Saga, by Stephanie Meyer, is a vampire-romance series of novels about the unconventional love between the mortal Bella Swan and the vampire Edward Cullen and the problems they get into while they are together. Twilight is the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Witch Book – Author Raymond Buckland

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THE WITCH BOOK (PAPERBACK)
Author Raymond Buckland
Published by Visible Ink Press
Publication Date: 2001
Format: Black /White – 624 pages
Price: $24.95

Author Raymond Buckland is one to be respected. He has spent the better part of his life researching and engaging into he studies of witchcraft. With over 30 titles to his name, I couldn’t think of anyone better to author an encyclopedia of this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Urban Gothic – Author Brian Keene

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URBAN GOTHIC
Written by Brian Keene
Published by Leisure Books
Publication Date: 2008
Format: Color – 336 pages
Price: $7.99

In his latest novel URBAN GOTHIC author Brian Keene steers away from the familiar territory of backwoods PA that have graced his last few novels and instead takes us into the cold heart of the city where once again horrible and dark things are at play.

URBAN … Continue reading

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Book Review: The World Cataclysm in 2012 – Author Patrick Geryl

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THE WORLD CATACLYSM IN 2012: THE MAYA COUNTDOWN TO THE END OF OUR WORLD
Written by Patrick Geryl
Published by Adventures Unlimited Press
Publication Date: 2005
Format: B&W – 345 Pages
Price: $16.95

While the level of 2012 books seems to vary on the market today, each seems to somehow offer its own perspective. Sure the common factors such as solar flares, talks of Mayan warnings, earthquakes … Continue reading

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Book Review: Unholy Embrace – Author Neil Benson

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UNHOLY EMBRACE

Author Neil Benson
Published by Night to Dawn
Publication Date: 2010
Format: Black /White – 204 pages
Price: $13.50

Unholy Embrace by Neil Benson is the story of a romantic and dangerous love affair between a beautiful, ages-old vampire and a mortal man. This story is enchanting and sexy with an edge of excitement. Not only do we read about vampires but of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Rough Guide to Horror Movies – Author Alan Jones

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Author ALAN JONES
Published by Rough Guides
Publication Date: 2005
Format: 2 Color – 277 pages
Price: $14.99

Jam packed full of Horror of every kind, if your a horror fan like I am, you’ll really enjoy this comprehensive overview by Alan Jones. This book is not the kind of book you read all in one sitting. It is better served to take in on separate readings so … Continue reading

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Book Review: Undead Evil – Issue 0

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UNDEAD EVIL #0 (COMIC)
Written by Frank Forte
Artwork by Nenad Gucunja
Cover art by Ben Olsen
Published by Asylum Press
Publication Date: 2009
Format: Color / B&w
Price: $2.95

This first edition debut from Asylum Press goes by the title of “Undead Evil” and is appropriately numbered #0. It’s beautifully morbid cover stands out enough to draw you into the world of the undead … Continue reading

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Book Review: There is life After Death – Author Roy Abraham Varghese

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THERE IS LIFE AFTER DEATH: COMPELLING REPORTS FROM THOSE WHO HAVE GLIMPSED THE AFTERLIFE (PAPERBACK)
by Roy Abraham Varghese
Raymond A. Moody (Foreword)
Published by New Page Books
Publication Date: 2009
Format: Black /White – 288 pages
Price: $15.99

“There is Life after Death”, a bold statement that is backed up by a comprehensive analysis of the facts versus fiction. Roy Abraham Varghese states that the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Witches Almanac – Issue 28 – Author OTheitic

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THE WITCHES ALMANAC: SPRING 2009-SPRING 2010 (ISSUE 28) (PAPERBACK)
by OTheitic (Author, Editor)
Published by Hampton Roads Pub Co
Publication Date: 2008
Format: Black /White – 152 pages
Price: $11.95

These things have been around for quite some time, though it wasn’t till recently I had the pleasure to look one over. This volume which is actually issue #28 spans the Spring 2009 to spring 2010 collection. … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Trouble with Being God – Author William F. Aicher

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THE TROUBLE WITH BEING GOD: A PHILOSOPHICAL THRILLER (PAPERBACK)
Written by William F. Aicher
Published by www.beinggod.com
Publication Date: 2008
Format: B/W – 258 pages
Price: $15.25

Before I started reading The Trouble with Being God, I did a little research on the book and its author. The information really got me pumped to read the book, as the author seemed to be after my own heart. … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Unknown Universe – Author Richard Hammond

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THE UNKNOWN UNIVERSE: THE ORIGIN OF THE UNIVERSE, QUANTUM GRAVITY, WORMHOLES, AND OTHER THINGS SCIENCE STILL CAN’T EXPLAIN (HARDCOVER)
by Richard Hammond
Published by New Page Books
Publication Date: 2008
Format: Black /White – 272 pages
Price: $21.99

The Unknown Universe is a well packed edition of magic, mystery and unfathomable theories for scientific minds, curious readers and fans of the unknown and unspoken. For introductory sake, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Charnel Wine – Author Richard Gavin

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Charnel Wine by: Richard Gavin

“Richard Gavin’s debut collection was one of Horror’s sleeper hits of 2004. The rapid sell-out of its entire print run resulted in Charnel Wine becoming a highly sought-after title among connoisseurs of weird fiction.

Dark Regions Press is proud to present Charnel Wine: Memento Mori Edition, which contains the original collection in its entirety as well as four previously unpublished tales, a new … Continue reading

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