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The Odds by, Robert J. Peterson

January 2, 2018

Genre:  Science Fiction Publisher:  California Coldblood Published: 2014 Reviewer Rating:  3.5 Stars Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths     The Odds by, Robert J. Peterson is a Science Fiction novel set in the distant future where the desert of Nevada is a few hundred degrees during the day and a well below freezing at night. However, […]

Dead of Winter by Brian Moreland

November 26, 2017

Genre:  Horror Publisher:  Samhain Published: 2012 Reviewer Rating:  5 Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths  . . Dead of Winter, by Brain Moreland proved to be a real treat of me. Between liking horror more as Fall envelopes us and finding out Samhain Publishing has closed their doors, I dug out an older book from them and […]

The Beauty by Aliya Whiteley

October 29, 2017

Genre:  Science Fiction Publisher:  Titan Books Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  3 Stars Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths   The Beauty by Aliya Whiteley is a strange sort of Science Fiction. Original and odd, this story takes you in an unexpected u-turn within the first few chapters and then just keeps getting more bizarre. The tale starts […]

Dead Space by Ben Templesmith

July 5, 2017

Genre: Horror Publisher: Titan Published: 2013 Reviewer Rating: 4 Reviewer: Michael D. Griffiths       Dead Space is a graphic novel with the emphasis on graphic. Not for the faint of heart this one. It revolves around the people on a distant planet who think they discovered a marker which is part of a […]

The Raping of Ava DeSantis by Mylo Carbia

May 11, 2017

Genre: Horror Publisher: Rockefeller Publishing Group Published: 2015 Reviewer Rating: 3 Stars Reviewer: Michael D. Griffiths   The Raping of Ava DeSantis by Mylo Carbia is a horror novel set in contemporary times. There is not a drop of supernatural in this one. It could be labeled Thriller, as easy as Horror, if it were […]

Book Review of Bullettime by Nick Mamatas

April 26, 2017

. Genre:  Science Fiction Publisher:  ChiZine Productions Published: 2012 Reviewer Rating: 3 Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths   Bullettime by Nick Mamatas is a nihilistic, young adult, coming of age novel with a small dash of potential science fiction thrown in. Hard to say how much of the science fiction aspect is real or is just […]

Book Review of Hero Lost Edited by Alex J Cavanaugh

March 5, 2017

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Freedom Fox Press Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating: 3 Reviewer: Michael D. Griffiths Hero Lost, is a Fantasy Anthology edited by Alex J Cavanaugh. This anthology has 12 short stories which all revolve around mostly traditional fantasy themes. This book comes out of a Facebook group called the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. Seven […]

Book Review of How to Survive a Horror Movie, by Seth Grahame Smith

February 7, 2017

Genre: Horror Publisher: Quick Books Published: 2007 Reviewer Rating: 4 Stars Reviewer: Michael D. Griffiths   How to Survive a Horror Movie, by Seth Grahame Smith is a comic, but practical, overview of how a person could survive if they found themselves trapped within the various sub-genres of horror. Seth gives tips to the potential […]

Book Review of The Inner City by Karen Heular

December 8, 2016

Published by ChiZine Publications in 2012 Genre: Fantasy Stars: 3.5   The Inner City by Karen Heular is a short story anthology covering an exploration into the odd and fantastic. It might be heard to pin down these tales and place them in any standard category. I had not read a Chi-Zine Publication for a […]

Book Review of The Dark Matter by DM Flexer

November 29, 2016

Published by Xlibris in 2016 Genre: Fantasy Stars: 3   The Dark Matter by DM Flexer is a fantasy novel more than anything else, although there are some odd dashes of science fiction thrown in. It takes place on Atlantis, which is a progressive city wise before its time and led by president Seneca. . […]