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New Pompeii

What would you do if you could control the timeline? This is the ultimate question posed by this incredible novel. I found myself asking the same question repeatedly throughout the 2 days it took me to read it. It was mind blowing. The sett...

5 Stars

The Angel of Highgate

Sometimes it takes a very special person to change our lives forever. For Geoffrey Thraxton, it is that one special person who he first perceives to be an angel. That is majorly the story in the novel "The Angel of Highgate" by Vaughn Entwi...

5 Stars

The Race

The Race, by Nina Allan, takes place in an unfathomable setting. The world building aspect is my favorite part of this book and Nina Allan describes this world, and its ugliness, very well. The characters are all interesting in their own wa...

4 Stars

Duskfall - Chaos Queen, #1

Duskfall is the Borne Identity for the fantasy crowd! In this breathtaking fantasy three lives intertwine in an adventure for the ages. This story is full of wonderful characters that leap off the page and a story that is weaved with everyt...

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Warlock Holmes - A Study in Brimstone, #1

Sherlock Holmes has had numerous homages and spoofs done, so it’s hard to find a new twist on this beloved canon. But “Warlock Holmes, A Study in Brimstone” by G.S. Denning manages to deliver. Warlock Holmes is a master of the dark arts but...

5 Stars
  • Author: G.S. Denning
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Titan Books

The White Worm - The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

There is something to be said for story retellings. This book reminds me of why they are so popular. You get the best of both worlds, the old characters you fell in love with and the new authors writing style. This series has an added perk....

4 Stars

Broken Hero

Jonathan Woods provides another hilarious tale of woe in the life of MI37 secret agent Arthur Wallace. A truly delightful story Broken Hero will have you rooting for the robots, some or all, at times. Nowhere near serious is how the newest...

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The Lazarus Gate - Lazarus Gate 1

The Lazarus Gate, which is the first book of the Lazarus Gate series, was an interesting read. I liked the mix of historical fiction and sci-fi. It had a great overlying mystery throughout most of the book and some intense scenes, which see...

4 Stars

Virtues of War - The Astral Saga, #1

Virtues of War is a refreshing military science fiction read. It focuses on three key crew members of the Rapier—Lt. Katha Emmes, Sublt. Jack Mallory, and Lt. Commander Thomas Kane. The book transports us into the 26th century where there a...

4 Stars

The Society of Blood - Obsidian Heart, #2

Alex is a likable guy who is just trying to save his little girl. Along the way, he is trying to take care of another post-abused girl with the help of Clover who is sassy but has to pretend to be a good subservient Victorian wife. The dial...

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The Secrets of Drearcliff Grange School

This story was alright. When I began reading it I looked forward to reading a Gothic mystery/horror. It had some elements but was lacking something. I do like YA and hoped this would be a new favorite. On the positive, the characters were a...

3 Stars

Conspiracy of Angels - Shadowside, #1

When I realized Michelle Belanger was trying her hand at writing fiction, I knew I had to check it out. The books she wrote before were all non-fiction topics on the paranormal and so it just seems right that she would follow along that pat...

4 Stars

The Martian War

Mr. Anderson brings together an interesting cast of characters in The Martian War such as H.G. Wells, Percival Lowell, Doctor Moreau, Doctor Hawley Griffin, Doctor Selwyn Cavor, and Jane Robbins. Some are real figures, one or two have been...

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Lord Kelvin's Machine - Langdon St. Ives

Lord Kelvin's Machine has been this reader's introduction to James P. Blaylock and a very good one. The reason(s) for this involve good characters, an interesting storyline, and, naturally, steampunk. While the last may not necessarily be e...

4 Stars

Time's Last Gift - Wold Newton Prehistory

Time's Last Gift has been my introduction to Philip Jose Farmer. I had heard of the author prior to reading the book, just not had the opportunity to read his books previously. The book was, for me, a nice surprise. The story's team (a grou...

4 Stars

The Death House

The Death House, by Sarah Pinborough, is complex. We are given a glimpse of each character in this book, but don't know a lot about any of them. Their interactions are fleeting and this means that even tiny incidents take on major meaning....

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Empress Game - The Empress Game Trilogy, #1

What a crazy and interesting book. The ending was just WOW, but it also made me want to punch Malkor. Kayla is a fighter through and through and when she’s given the chance to protect her younger brother, her il’haar, she jumps at the chanc...

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The Art and Making of Hannibal - The Television Series

I usually don't buy books about making of films and television but I just couldn't resist this one. It is one of the best and will stay on my shelf so it can be read again and again. It has lots of great pictures, sketches, shots of locatio...

5 Stars

Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of Planet of the Apes - The Art of the Films

“Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: The Art of the Films” by Sharon Gosling and Adam Newell is an oversized book that is a wondrous look at the incredible amount of work that went into making these two movies...

5 Stars

The Silence

The Silence is one of the best novels I’ve read in a long time. I love horror stories and this one captured my attention from page one. It was quite creative how the author threw out random facts and later tied them all into the storyline....

5 Stars

An English Ghost Story

This was a book that started out GREAT! The descriptions of 'The Hollow' and its effect on what was a splintered and disintegrating English family, was nothing less than charming. Add to that the back story of the house's past, and BOOM...i...

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Resistance

Resistance is a fresh take on the modern day superhero is chalk full of excitement and adrenaline rushes. The author plays around with sprinkling pop culture references throughout-which only adds to the entertainment factor. While it took m...

4 Stars

Alien 3 - The Official Movie Novelization

Alien 3 is an interesting book. I have already seen the movie and read several of the Alien books. So I kind of knew what to expect. I liked the first part of the book where it talked about Bad Dreams. The thing about nightmares is they kee...

4 Stars

A Dance in Blood Velvet - Blood Wine Sequence, #2

This is the second book in the Blood Wine Sequence and it shows in its complexities how deep some of these relationships develop as the reader delves into cult, occult, and history along the way. It takes a while to wind through all the bac...

4 Stars

Aliens - The Official Movie Novelization

From the first time I saw the movie ALIEN I somehow couldn't get it out of my mind. I’ve always thought, what a great science fiction movie. Then we had the book and now we have sequels. It’s been a wonderful creative storyline. In Aliens t...

4 Stars

Fringe - The Zodiac Paradox - Novel #1

Fringe: The Zodiac Paradox is based on the Original Television Series Fringe. This book goes back to before the time frame that television series is set in. It takes you back to when Bishop, Bell and Nina Sharp are all young. I loved the se...

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Dead Man's Hand Anthology

I have to admit that when it comes to my reading preferences, I am a bit of a girl. So, the western "shoot out at the O.K. Coral" themed read that I expected from this anthology was a bit out of my comfort zone...to say the least. What I di...

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  • Author: John Joseph Adams
  • Review by: WTFAreYouReading
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, Fantasy, Supernatural, * Science Fiction, Steampunk, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, Western
  • Publisher: Titan Books

Alien - The Official Movie Novelization

In The Official Movie Novelization of Alien the characters match up rather perfect with their characters in the movie. They appear very real. This novelization appears to have been based on a very early transcript of the screenplay. A notic...

3 Stars

The Simon and Kirby Library: Horror

I’ve been reading comics since I was a little girl and anything dark and creepy is a special favorite. So I was very intrigued to see The Simon & Kirby Library: Horror collection featuring some of the earliest entries in the 1950s. Combinin...

5 Stars

Coldbrook

Coldbrook is chilling and nail biting. Not only are the pages filled with the horror of a zombie apocalypse but it also has a wonderful twist to the event that started it. I loved the scientific explanation with the multiple universes that...

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Much Ado About Nothing - A Film By Joss Whedon

This screenplay, Much Ado About Nothing: A Film By Joss Whedon, serves as a great companion piece to the movie and highlights how Joss and his team were able to create a contemporary version of the Shakespeare play. It was great to see the...

4 Stars

Star Trek Federation - The First 150 Years

How did Earth learn of the Vulcans? When was first contact? How did the Earth unite and how did the Federation start? If you’re a Star Trek fan, these questions might have crossed your mind a time or two. This book will answer all your ques...

5 Stars

Fringe - The Burning Man - Novel #2

The Burning Man is the second novel about the Fringe television series by Christa Faust. As a huge fan of the show, it’s great to find books that will continue your cravings to stay on a journey with your favorite characters. This book focu...

4 Stars

Homunculus - Langdon St. Ives

This rather gory steampunk tale would best be appreciated by those who have very strong stomachs and an appreciation for macabre situations. Unfortunately, that does not describe me. I confess that it took me a long time to finish reading t...

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The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Vs. Dracula

When I saw that this story combined Dracula and Sherlock Holmes I thought that it was an interesting idea. To take two of literature's well known characters and put them in the same book. It seemed like it would be a hit to me. The setting...

5 Stars

Anno Dracula: Johnny Alucard - Anno Dracula, 1976-1991

Dracula is dead, yet again, but does the King of Cats ever truly stay dead. Ion Popescu is a Romanian vampire helping out on the set of Coppola's movie production of Dracula. Helped by fellow vampire Kate Reed, Popescu escapes from Romania...

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Star Trek The Art of Juan Ortiz

This is the perfect nerd homeowner's coffee table book. Each old movie-style drawing is wholly visually stunning and unique from one poster to the next. Not only is each poster giant sized it is set in the theme of the 1960's and it brought...

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Lenore - Purple Nurples Vol.5

Roman Dirge's Lenore is one of my favorite little girls of all time. That fact that she's been dead for decades is no reason not love her. The world she lives in is creepy, dark, delightful odd, and filled with the magic that only the young...

5 Stars

Great Showdowns The Return

“Great Showdowns: The Return” by Scott C (Scott Campbell) is a quirky little book of remarkably identifiable characters from various movies painted in friendly opposition to one another. Happy smiles abound, despite the preponderance of wea...

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Cult Movie Art 2 - Crazy 4 Cult

Amazing. I'm not normally one to pick up an art book an go crazy over it, but this compilation of incredible artwork has won my total adoration. Each piece in the book is highly stylized, and reflects to utter perfection, each artist's indi...

5 Stars

Once Upon a Time Behind the Magic

Once Upon a Time Behind the Magic is filled with hundreds of pictures from the cast and crew of the TV show Once Upon a Time. Readers get stories from the main characters. This book would be great for anyone who is as obsessed with the show...

5 Stars

Elysium - The Art of the Film

This companion art book to the movie Elysium is one that any fan of the movie shouldn’t pass up. It contains numerous images the developing team used to help make this movie and within each caption, explained if the image was used or not in...

5 Stars

Pacific Rim - The Official Movie Novelization

I loved this novel and was eagerly looking forward to reading it because I didn’t get to see the movie in the theater as I had wanted to. As for it being adapted straight from the movie, from the conversations I’ve had with fans that have s...

5 Stars

The Simon & Kirby Library: Science Fiction

Being that I’m not a normal reader of science fiction comic books (Wonder Woman all the way for me), this was outside my comfort zone but I’m glad I picked it up. Joe Simon and Jack Kirby were some of the earliest fathers of the American co...

4 Stars

Man of Steel - The Official Movie Novelization

Man of Steel: The Official Movie Novelization by Greg Cox accomplishes its goal of being faithful to the movie adaptation while enhancing the importance of scenes with strong emotions. In my opinion, movies use visual cues and symbolisms to...

4 Stars

Flash Gordon - The Fall of Ming: The Complete Flash Gordon Library 1941-44

This coffee-table book is a beautiful collection of the work of the man who produced the imaginative and beautifully drawn comic strips featuring Flash Gordon. It is impressive to see the creatures and inventions that were imagined during t...

5 Stars

The Aylesford Skull - Langdon St. Ives

Well Sherlock Holmes should watch his back! Because Professor Langdon is so catching up to him! This was my first book by James P. Blaylock and I wasn’t disappointed in the least. This is the second book with Professor Langdon in it, but I...

4 Stars

Ecko Rising - Ecko, #1

I wish I could say that I fell in love with this one! But alas I cannot. From unlikeable characters to an overuse of the F word I just found it unpleasant to read. The world building was wonderful but some of it was just really bad. This bo...

3 Stars

World War Z - The Art of the Film

Alright this one I looked at as soon as I got it! Then my daughter looked at it, then the husband, my mom, lol even the two year old wanted a peek! When I ordered this I didn’t really take the time to see what it really was. I thought it wa...

3 Stars

Plague Nation - Ashley Parker, #2

If ever there is a Zombie Outbreak I will be grabbing my copies of the Ashley Parker Series as a How to Kill Zombies Guide and Kick Some Zombie Ass!! I love this series and I love this author!! Plague Town blew my mind and Plague Nation did...

5 Stars

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