Jun
04

“Frankenstein Lives Again” by Donald F. Glut – Horror Novel Review

Format: NookBook, Kindle, and other digital formats Publisher: Pulp 2.0 Press Publication Year: 197? I sooooo wanted to like this one. While I’ve never been able to slog through Mary Shelly’s original novel, I’ve long been a fan of the many incarnations of Frankenstein. From the moody black and white of the Universal classics, through … Continue reading »

May
17

Author Joe Hill at Granite State Comicon

I had the pleasure of meeting Joe Hill (real name: Joseph Hillstrom King) this past weekend at the Granite State Comicon in Manchester, NH (that’s him on the right and yours truly on the left). Hill is the author of the novels Horns and Heart Shaped Box, and in case you hadn’t already noticed the … Continue reading »

Apr
04

Should We Judge This Book By Its Cover? – Part 3 – “Slob” by Rex Miller

Rex Miller’s Slob has been on my “oh, I should read that one” list since the early 90s or so. The book was mentioned in Twilight Zone magazine a lot back in the day, and was often sited as a prime example of the then budding fad of splatterpunk fiction, which was basically over the … Continue reading »

Mar
15

The Majorettes by John Russo – Horror Novel Review

Format: Musty old mass market paperback Publisher: Pocket Books Publication Year: 1979 I tackled John Russo’s 1979 slasher novel The Majorettes as an experiment. I had first read and enjoyed the book around 1980 or so and I wanted to see how well it had held up. I was initially attracted back in the day … Continue reading »

Mar
08

“Apeshit” by Carlton Mellick III – Horror Novel Review

Format: trade paperback Publisher: Avant Punk – an imprint of Eraserhead Press (www.avantpunk.com) Publication Year: 2008 Author Carlton Mellick and the folks at Eraserhead Press certainly deserve points for salesmanship. The title and cover leaped out at me as I was perusing horror books at Amazon. I mean, take a look at that artwork. What … Continue reading »

Mar
03

Stephen King Announces His Next Book: “11/22/63″

Good Lord! He’s written another one? I have been a Stephen King fan since the late 70s. An announcement in Starlog or Fangoria magazine that King’s book The Stand was going to be made into a film by that Night of the Living Dead guy George Romero sent me running to Friar Tuck Books (a … Continue reading »

Mar
02

“Darkened” by Bryan Smith – Horror Novel Review

Format: multiple ebook formats (I read the epub version) Publisher: Bitter Ale Press Publication Year: 2011 This is a first for me. Between the time I purchased this book last week and the time I finished it last night, Bryan Smith’s latest novel, self-published as an ebook only, has undergone a title change. Smith gives … Continue reading »

Mar
01

Don Glut’s “New Adventures of Frankenstein” Series to be Released in ebook Formats

The New Adventures of Frankenstein was a series of horror adventure novels written by Don Glut in the early 1970s. Pulp 2.0 is going to be reissuing them in ebook format starting with the series’ first installment Frankenstein Lives Again. The press release at the above link says the book will be available for Kindle, … Continue reading »

Feb
16

David B. Silva’s “The Disappeared” available for preorder

While having a look around the Horrorfind.com forums I came across a press release for David B. Silva’s newest novel The Disappeared which is available for preorder from Dark Regions Press. This marks the first release of their new Dark Thriller line, and The Disappeared is available in trade paperback or a signed leather bound … Continue reading »

Feb
15

Deadworld – Self-Published Horror ebook Available From Bryan Smith

While perusing the forums at Rue Morgue magazine’s website I came across an announcement from Bryan Smith, author of Depraved , The Killing Kind and Soultaker. While he states that he has no plans to abandon traditional publishing, he is taking a stab at self-publishing an ebook. This “epic novel of apocalyptic horror” is entitled … Continue reading »

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