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Book Review: Empire of the B’s – Author Dave Jay

EMPIRE OF THE B’S: THE MAD MOVIE WORLD OF CHARLES BAND Author: Dave Jay Hemlock Books This is a wondrous book which needs to be purchased with the utmost urgency. An expansive, comprehensive and utterly engrossing work of cult film perfection, this is a definitive work on one of genre cinema’s greatest – and most debated – characters. Covering the ...

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Book Review: Clusterf*ck – Author Carlton Mellick III

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When it comes to Carlton Mellick III, I have difficulty deciding where to start. Clusterf*ck is one of five books released in 2013 by one of the most prolific authors of our time (including the highly praised Quicksand House), alongside five additional re-releases. Mellick has now released over forty books and shows no signs of slowing. He is often considered ...

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Book Review: Tankbread – Author Paul E Mannering

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TANKBREAD By: Paul E Mannering Permuted Press Publishing 236 Pages Society has certainly changed since the apocalypse. The few remaining humans in civilization have become either slaves or prey unto the reanimated corpses known as Evols. At the mercy of the undead one has the choice of either succumbing to the hands of zombies or becoming food. Small town leader ...

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Book Review: Strangers – Author Michaelbrent Collings

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STRANGERS By Michaelbrent Collings 372 Pages An eerie silence has enveloped the Hughes family home. Grieving on the one year anniversary of their eldest boy’s tragic death, father, mother, sister and brother struggle to cope. While his absence affects each in their own way, they drift apart emotionally and physically growing further estranged with each passing day. Retiring that evening, ...

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Book Review: Sucker Punch – The Art of the Film by Zack Snyder – Author Zack Snyder

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It only makes sense that such a mesmerizing movie be represented with such an equally memorizing book. “Sucker Punch – The Art of the Film by Zack Snyder”, a release by Titan Books follows in the footsteps of their other great art book releases such as “The Art of Terminator” and “The Art of the film Watchmen“. Hard cover, bound ...

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Book Review: Storm Demon (The Jake Helman Files #5) – Author Gregory Lamberson

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With the release of the fifth book in The Jake Helman Files, Storm Demon proves to be Gregory Lamberson’s next bestseller. The novel focuses on a new adventure that private eye, Jake Helman finds himself going on so that he can find a close friend of his who has gone missing. Like Gregory’s previous novels, Storm Demon focuses on the ...

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Book Review: Brew – Author Bill Braddock

BREW By: Bill Braddock Permuted Press Publishing 164 Pages Something has gone dreadfully awry in a college town ordinarily consumed in frat parties, football, cheerleaders and more parties. The carnage unleashed seems to pour from the very microbrewery the youths have known to come and love. Will there be any stopping the blood lust and mayhem unleashed or will everyone ...

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Book Review: The Summer Job – Author Adam Cesare

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Adam Cesare is the horror author that fans of horror movies should love. He’s already got a Deodato-style cannibal novel (Tribesmen), an homage to 1980’s horror (Video Night), and even a Creepshow-esque collaboration with Matt Serafini (author of the werewolf novel Feral) called All-Night Terror. He has also written for Fangoria, a little horror magazine that may be familiar to ...

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Book Review: Summer’s End – Author Lisa Morton

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A celebrated author and historian on Halloween rituals is contacted to assist in interpreting an ancient Celtic manuscript. While an Irish archaeologist exhumed the rare find and is working around the clock to translate it, something seems dreadfully awry. Could the passages and pages contain a conjuring to unleash the malevolent Sidh to rain hellfire and brimstone on its unsuspecting ...

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Book Review: Darkbound – Author Michaelbrent Collings

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DARKBOUND By: Michaelbrent Collings 287 Pages A group of unsuspecting passengers are trapped along a commuter train seemingly chartered toward the very depths of hell. Will the diverse mixture of individuals realize their common bond and rise against adversity posed before them or will they ultimately succumb to the evil that lurks in the shadows around them? Darkbound marks the ...

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Book Review: Elysium: The Art of the Film – Author Mark Salisbury

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Authored by Mark Salisbury, the book “Elysium: The Art of the Film” is a perfect souvenir to accompany the film. I’m often reminded when I receive these film-production art books how much “actual” work goes into the creation of a movie experience. I can’t think of a better way to illustrate that, than this fine hard cover release. While the ...

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