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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. . […]

Book Review of Cosmic Trigger by Robert Anton Wilson

November 20, 2016

Published by New Falcon Publications in 1977 Genre: Science Fiction Reviewed by Michael D. Griffiths Stars: 4.5   Cosmic Trigger by Robert Anton Wilson is an exploration in 20th century understanding of the supernatural, spirituality, technology, and extra-terrestrial intelligence. Using research, interviews, and personal experience, Wilson attempts to make sense of what could be considered […]

Book Review of Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of Planet of the Apes: The Art of the Films, by Matt Hurwitz

November 8, 2016

This impressive book of art based on the new remakes of Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes was put out by one of my favorite publishers, Titan. . . It is a truly impressive volume that has artwork to boggle the mind. I tell you one […]

Book Review of Stone Rider by, David Hofmeyr

June 15, 2016

Book Review by Michael D. Griffiths Published by Delacorte Books in 2015 Stars: 4.5 Stone Rider, by David Hofmeyr is quite literally a wild ride. Set in a dismal, almost lifeless future, Adam Stone has little to look forward to in life and no source of joy save for in ability of his byke. His […]