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Charlotte Bronte and Jane Eyre Audiobook

Jayne Eyre is written by Charlotte Bronte and published by Smith, Elder & Co. in 1847. An American version was then published by Harper Brothers in 1848. The novel focuses on the evolvement of Jane’s moral sensibility and morals. The … Continue reading

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Marvel Monsters

Before Marvel Comics ushered in what has come to be known as “The Marvel Age of Comics” in 1961 with such now-familiar characters as The Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, The Hulk and The X-Men, their claim to fame was a seemingly … Continue reading

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The Satan Factory

Amongst the many memorable characters populating Mike Mignola’s Hellboy universe, Lobster Johnson is an unlikely choice as a breakout franchise, so this first-ever prose adventure of the enigmatic vigilante in The Satan Factory comes as both a surprise and an … Continue reading

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Scott Sigler’s “Infected”

Gathered around a campfire during the early days of summer, a group of friends and I were passing the time exchanging stories and listening to our favorite bits of audio fiction. The night was rather typical for that time of … Continue reading

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Datlow’s Inferno

Trains are a good place to read short stories. My general problem with both short stories and train rides is that neither are long enough, usually, to accomplish much. I say “usually.” On most of my train rides I end … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

When I first heard of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, I knew I had to read it, despite the fact that my interest in zombies is generally limited. But the zombies were undoubtedly the best part of this book! The … Continue reading

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No Ordinary “Garbage Man”

What happens when the contents of a landfill starts to germinate and coalesce into a sentient entity that consumes everything animate and inanimate? In Joseph D’Lacey’s second horror novel, “Garbage Man“, the only person to notice at first is resident … Continue reading

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Suddenly the Minotaur

“Raping had become too easy in Guatemala…I wanted to debase a white girls who was liberated, unsubmissive, intellectual, and beautiful.” – Suddenly the Minotaur, p36 So declares Mino Torres from a Canadian prison in this award winning debut novel from … Continue reading

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“The Jigsaw Man” is a Puzzle Worth Piecing Together

How valuable is your right foot? Does your left arm have a price tag? If someone offered you a ridiculous sum of money, would you consider selling off a bit of you? This is the question that Michael Fox, a … Continue reading

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The End of Alice

“Do all little girls have to die?” “Yes.” The End of Alice (1996) is a complex, controversial tale that evolves through the correspondence between two disparate pedophiles; the narrator, an older, unnamed man imprisoned for murder and molestation and an … Continue reading

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