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Book Review: The Zombie Book: Encyclopedia of the Living Dead – Authors Nick Redfern | Brad Steiger

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The Zombie Book: The Encyclopedia of the Living Dead  (PAPERBACK) Written by Nick Redfern, Brad Steiger Published by Visible Ink Press Format: Black /White – 450 pages Price: $19.95 Hopefully by now you have yourself a fine collection of “Visible Ink” reference books on hand. If not, it’s probably a good time to start collecting as this publishing company has ...

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Book Review: The Myth of Falling – Author Charlee Jacob

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It’s everything you never wanted to hear or that perhaps you or somebody you knew suffered through, whether from the human misery of this universe or a criminality intruding from the supernatural.   -from Essay I: The Myth of Falling  I’ve been known to mutter that one of the best reason to create art, to spin the patently unreal out of ...

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Book Review: Irredeemable – Author Jason Sizemore

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She is perched high above the ground on a tree branch near the top of a weeping willow, swaying in the chilling riverside breeze. She watches the watcher through shimmering leaves, a set of hidden eyes participating in a feast of perversity. -“For the Sake of Pleasing” I had high hopes for Irredeemable. Sizemore has proven himself a man of ...

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Book Review: SPLATTERLANDS | Editors Anthony Rivera and Sharon Lawson

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SPLATTERLANDS Reawakening The Splatterpunk Revolution Edited by Anthony Rivera and Sharon Lawson Grey Matter Press 283 Pages A collection of thirteen tales with a common theme surrounding graphic, gory and often violent depiction of terror that knows no boundaries: Heirloom By Michael Laimo-A woman’s obsession with firearms is handed down from generation to generation. Violence for Fun and Profit By ...

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Book Review: Zombie Attack: Army of the Dead – Author Devan Sagliani

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ZOMBIE ATTACK BOOK 2: ARMY OF THE DEAD By Devan Sagliani Permuted Press Publishing 218 Pages Just when a glimmer of hope seems to illuminate in restoring some normal society, Xander MacNamara finds himself engulfed in turmoil once again. Happily married to the love of his life Felicity Jane and adapting to his newfound military rank in Freedom Town life ...

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Book Review: Perky’s Books and Gifts – Author Evelyn Rainey

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I’ll never forget what I saw. Blood splattered the books and dripped from the shelves. Chunks of –something- globbed the carpet. “What is that?” I whispered. “Looks like an ears,” the Colonel replied, staring at the globby thing by his foot. “No, not specifically, Colonel.” I swallowed and swayed. “What is that, in general?” “A dead body.” The Colonel snorted. ...

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Book Review: There’s No Happy Ending – Author Tiffany Scandal

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Ever since reading Gabino Iglesias’ Gutmouth, I’ve been more and more interested in the New Bizarro Author Series (NBAS for short) put together by Eraserhead Press. Without beating a dead horse, what they do is give a chance to promising new authors who haven’t yet published their first novel. With five to seven releases each year, we get a fresh ...

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Book Review: Hidden Horror – Editor Aaron Christensen

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Movie reference books are a horror fan’s gold. Most every horror fan fills their book shelves with tome after tome of gems about Hammer Films, Universal Monsters, Vampire Films, Zombie Movies. There are books on every topic, sub-genre and fan favorite out there. HIDDEN HORROR edited by author Dr. AC is an excellent, entertaining, intimate addition to the monster movie ...

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Book Review: The Green Kangaroos – Author Jessica McHugh

My first encounter with the writing of Jessica McHugh showed me an inventive horror short story called Food For Thought. Turns out, that’s just a tiny part of the McHughniverse. There’s also Pins, a suspenseful dark thriller involving strip clubs and bowling alleys. There’s the young adult mystery/thriller, Rabbits in the Garden. There’s her trip into the world of steampunk, ...

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Book Review: Muerte Con Carne – Author Shane McKenzie

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When you’re a horror writer, and blurbs for your book are being written by Jack Ketchum and Edward Lee, you know you’re doing something right. This is definitely the case with Shane McKenzie, a writer who is absolutely tearing up the extreme horror landscape. The guy has written twelve books (at least, maybe more by the time I finish writing ...

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Book Review: Splatterpunk – Issue 4

The spirit of D.I.Y. is alive and well within the pages of Jack Bantry’s Splatterpunk, but just because it has the look of an old cut and paste style, made in your basement, punk zine doesn’t mean it’s lacking in quality. The complete opposite, actually; these forty pages are packed with great in your face, extreme horror fiction. Not only ...

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Book Review: Dreams of the Dead – Author Jeremy Terry

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We all love zombies. We all subconsciously want to live long enough to see the apocalypse rising, so that we can get in touch with our own heroic self hidden somewhere deep inside our hearts and minds. It’s every boy’s dream and every girl’s horrible nightmare. Or so Jeremy Terry leads us to believe. Introducing a palette of characters entwined ...

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Book Review: The Zombie Film: From White Zombie to World War Z – Authors Alain Silver | James Ursini

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Published under Applause Books, arrives a brand new zombie filled edition by the name of “The Zombie Film: From White Zombie to World War”. Despite the last few years being pretty busy in the zombie publishing industry, This 384 page color book is more than a welcome new edition easily put many of the others to shame. In first look, ...

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Book Review: The Handy Science Answer Book – Author The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

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I say this with complete honesty, “The Handy Science Answer Book” may be just one of the most interesting all around reads for any occasion. Whether you are a student, a professor, a trivia wiz or just a curious reader looking for quick information about subjects that might escape you, this book is really a treat in surprise. Packed full ...

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