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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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Book Review: SPLATTERLANDS | Editors Anthony Rivera and Sharon Lawson


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


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


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


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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