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Book Review: Everyone Hates a Hero – Author Gregory L Hall


You probably know Greg Hall. He’s the Friday night piggy-petter and grand poobah of the no-pants zone who gives out 80’s headshots with the, ahem, personalized inscription stating that you are indeed his favorite writer. He gets some of the biggest names in horror on his podcast, the Funky Werepig, but never forgets to leave room for those writers struggling ...

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Book Review: Dark Frequencies – Author Timothy Lee Frasier

SYNOPSIS: This short horror story collection includes stories about a demonic little girl, the spirit of an evil clown, a zombie apocalypse, a malevolent radio that sends its users to different dimensions, and many others. REVIEW: I recently met Timothy Lee Frasier at the Providence Literary Festival in Kentucky where we were both guests and thought that he was an ...

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Book Review: Crime Seen – Author Michaelbrent Collings


CRIME SEEN By Michaelbrent Collings 231 Pages A police detective Evan White is haunted by the murder of his wife Val. As the body count rises a relentless killer is hell bent and determined to show Evan his wife’s murder was only the beginning to all the carnage around them. Author Michaelbrent Collings delivers in spectacular suspense fuelled action in ...

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Book Review: The Art of Greg Spalenka – Author Greg Spalenka


The cover says it all. A mixture of beauty, technique, spiritually, experimentation and style. Greg Spalenka has been churning out paintings and illustrative work for decades. A collection captured under one volume is a blessing to artists and enthusiasts of all things interesting. This recent release is titled “The Art of Greg Spalenka” now coming under the wing of Titan ...

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Book Review: Jamais Vu – Issue 1 – Editor Paul Anderson


For a very, very short amount of time, back in the mid-1990’s, just after Headbanger’s Ball was cancelled, there was a show on MTV called SuperRock (bear with me here, this will make sense shortly). Rather than only playing heavy metal videos, SuperRock covered a wider variety. On a normal night, you might catch a Bad Religion video, then a ...

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Book Review: The Handy Math Answer Book – Authors Patricia Barnes-Svarney | Thomas E Svarney


The Handy Math Answer Book  (PAPERBACK) Series: The Handy Answer Book Series Written by  Patricia Barnes-Svarney, Thomas E Svarney Published by Visible Ink Press Format: Black /White – 528 pages Price: $21.95 Another great book of interest from the publishers at “Visible Ink” Press. “The Handy Math Answer Book” is one of several subject related books dedicated to providing quick ...

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Book Review: After the People Lights Have Gone Off – Author Stephen Graham Jones


If you’re a fan of horror fiction, and you aren’t familiar with the work of Stephen Graham Jones (which you should be, since I interviewed him here back in April of 2013), now’s the time to get started. He’s got fifteen novels (including Demon Theory, The Last Final Girl, and The Least of My Scars), five story collections (Zombie Sharks ...

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Book Review: The Sci-Fi Movie Guide – Author Chris Barsanti


The Sci-Fi Movie Guide: The Universe of Film from Alien to Zardoz  (PAPERBACK) Written by Chris Barsanti Published by Visible Ink Press Format: Black /White – 500 pages Price: $19.95 The good folks at “Visible Ink Press” have put in extra crunch time to bring ya a volume chock full of science fiction films for fans of interest. The new ...

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Book Review: Dark Visions: A Collection of Modern Horror – Editors Anthony Rivera | Sharon Lawson


DARK VISIONS: A COLLECTION OF MODERN HORROR Edited by Anthony Rivera and Sharon Lawson Grey Matter Press 270 Pages A collection of thirteen tales with a common theme surrounding the depraved, demented fuelled with dread: Mister Pockets A Pine Deed Story By Jonathan Maberry-Lefty, a twelve year old boy suspects there is an ominous presence lurking within their sleepy town.

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


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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