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Book Review: American Conspiracies – Author Jesse Ventura

AMERICAN CONSPIRACIES Written by: Jesse Ventura Published by Skyhorse Publishing Publication Date: 2010 Format: Black /White – 256 pages Price: $24.95 Jesse Ventura, probably one of the boldest politicians within the system tells all in a intriguingly shocking overview of his knowledge on conspiracies and plots within. Those who know of his TV show “Conspiracy Theory” already know of his …

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Book Review: Dead Hunger – Author Eric A. Shelman

DEAD HUNGER Flex Sheridan receives an eerie phone call of unusual proportion. His sister, Jamie Leighton reaches out and quickly unveils the plague that has consumed her. She complains of an infernal, insatiable hunger. Even her husband or two daughters Jesse and Trina couldn’t subdue her carnal behavior. The call is abruptly concluded to disturbing, blood curdling screams. Distraught, he …

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Book Review: Epidemic Victus Cadaver – A Journal – Author Nicholas Berry

EPIDEMIC VICTUS CADAVER: A JOURNAL Written by Nicholas Berry Published by Lulu.com Publication Date: 2010 Format: Black /White – 154 pages Price: $10.50 Zombie stories are everywhere you look now days. Seriously, to the point that the relatively new genre of “Zombie Fiction” is all ready developing it’s own sub-genres. One of the most popular types of zombie stories right …

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Book Review: Sudden Death Overtime – Author Steve Vernon

Sudden Death Overtime by Steve Vernon (Crossroad Press) What happens when an over-the-hill never-say-quit bush league hockey team from Northern Labrador go toe-to-tooth with a tour bus full of vampires immortal-stakes showdown of street hockey? For the answer – throw Paul Newman’s Slapshot into a blender with Steven Niles 30 Days of Night and hit frappe! Steve Vernon is the …

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Book Review: How to Survive The End of the World as We Know it – Author James Wesley Rawles

While it probably might seem like an odd choice to include a review of a survival book on horror site, the purpose here is to directly support our 2012 articles and efforts. This in fact happens to be my first book read on the subject of survival, so of course everything included is new, innovative and essential. The book is …

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Book Review: Halloween Nation – Author Lesley Pratt Bannatyne

HALLOWEEN NATION: BEHIND THE SCENES OF AMERICA’S FRIGHT NIGHT A book made for the festive ghoul in all of us, “Halloween Nation” is a work of passion written by author Lesley Pratt Bannatyne. This new release which is subtitled “Behind the Scenes of America’s Fright Night” is actually that. It proudly boastthe symbol of “I love Halloween” which is apparent …

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Book Review: Joss Whedon – The Complete Companion – Author PopMatters

This book pretty much covers everything that Joss Whedon has ever done in the entertainment industry. From his work on television shows, comic books, and movies, this companion piece is basically the definitive guide to all things Joss Whedon. I have always been a fan of Joss Whedon. Besides being an insanely talented writer and director who has a very …

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Book Review: The Slasher Movie Book – Author J. A. Kerswell

The Slasher Movie Book - Author J. A. Kerswell

Much like the villains they depict, slasher films will not die. Reviled yet prolific, the slasher is arguably horror’s most popular subgenre. Author J. A. Kerswell took on the daunting task of writing a comprehensive book on slasher movies, appropriately titled The Slasher Movie Book. The publication was previously released in the UK under the name Teenage Wasteland: The Slasher …

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Book Review: Tortured Skin – Author James C. Gillen

TORTURED SKIN Author James C. Gillen Published by Kerlak Enterprises Publication Date: 2008 Format: Black & White – 304 Pages Price: $14.95 Unless you’ve been living under a rock lately you know that vampires have become a very hot commodity. Thanks to the Twilight series and The Vampire Diaries the entire world has gone nuts for the bloodsuckers (OK, I’ve …

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