Zakk’s Musings on Fear, and The Fearing: Book 2 – Water and Wind

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, diary of a 40 something horror nerd. Simple musings from a simple reader…” The Fearing: Book 2 – Water and Wind, by John F.D. Taff, 130 pages published by Grey Matter Press. Entertainment value: 5/5 What do you fear? Yeah, you. The kind soul reading this rambling piece right…

Andrew and Zakk review The Fearing: Blood & Brimstone by John F.D. Taff

“Zakk Madness, The Eyes of Madness, diary of a 40 something horror nerd. Simple musings from a simple reader…” Andrew & Zakk review The Fearing: Blood & Brimstone by John F.D. Taff, published by Saturday Morning Scenarios, October 31st, 2020. Synopsis Imagine that within the vast collective unconscious there is a receptacle, a bowl that…

Zakk reviews Hunger on the Chisholm Trail by M. Ennenbach

“Zakk Madness, The Eyes of Madness, diary of a 40 something horror nerd. Simple musings from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews Hunger on the Chisholm Trail by M. Ennenbach, 192 pages published by Death’s Head Press. Media Format Ebook obtained via paid Kindle Unlimited Subscription Synopsis The first cattle drive of the season leaves Texas…

Zakk reviews The Magpie Coffin by Wile E. Young

“Zakk Madness, The Eyes of Madness, diary of a 40 something horror nerd. Simple musings from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews The Magpie Coffin by Wile E. Young, 210 pages published by Death’s Head Press. Media Format Ebook obtained via paid Kindle Unlimited subscription. Synopsis The year is 1875 and outlaw Salem Covington has spent…

Kami’s Korner & Zakk Madness review Transfer by Terry M. West

“Zakk Madness, The Eyes of Madness, diary of a 40 something horror nerd. Simple musings from a simple reader…” Kami’s Korner & Zakk Madness review Transfer by Terry M. West, 80 pages published by Pleasant Storm Entertainment. Media Format ARC ebooks provided by the author. Synopsis Prepare to scream forever! Howie Payne and Nick Enlow…

Zakk reviews A Complex Accident of Life by Jessica McHugh

“Zakk Madness, The Eyes of Madness, pilgrimage of a 40 something horror nerd. Simple musings from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews A Complex Accident if Life by Jessica McHugh, 126 pages published by Apokrupha. Media Format Purchased Kindle copy, but man oh man do I want a paperback. Entertainment Value (Because the kids like numbers)…

Zakk reviews Until Summer Comes Around by Glenn Rolfe

Zakk reviews Until Summer Comes Around by Glenn Rolfe, 288 pages published by Flame Tree Press. Media Format Paperback provided by the publisher for review consideration. Synopsis When fifteen year old Rocky Zukas meets a mysterious dark-haired girl named November, his world is forever changed. The young couple falls under the spell of summer love,…

Zakk reviews We Are Monsters by Brian Kirk

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews We Are Monsters by Brian Kirk, 327 pages published by Flame Tree Press, January 30th, 2020. Media Format Paperback copy provided by the publisher for review consideration. Entertainment Value (Because the kids like numbers) 4/ 5 “He closed his eyes and focused…

Zakk reviews Walk the Darkness Down by John Boden

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, diary of a 40 something horror nerd. Simple musings from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews Walk the Darkness Down by John Boden, 170 pages published Macabre Ink, June 26th, 2019. Media Format ARC paperback Entertainment Value (Because the kids like numbers) 5/5 Synopsis Some things are older than time. Older…

Cover Reveal, Velocities by Kathe Koja

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, diary of a 40 something horror nerd. Simple musings from a simple reader…” Today is a big day, it’s cover reveal day for the upcoming Kathe Koja collection, Velocities. You are going to be media-blasted today, by myself and a group of my like-minded and well-esteemed peers, and with…

Zakk reviews Night Shoot by David Sodergren

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, diary of a 40 something horror nerd. Simple musings from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews Night Shoot by David Sodergren, 222 pages published independently, May 9th, 2019. **Note: This review was previously published at Night Worms.** Media Format Purchased paperback Entertainment Value (Because the kids like numbers) 5/5 Synopsis A…

Zakk reviews Where Stars Won’t Shine by Patrick Lacey

“Ex Libris Zakk Madness, The Eyes of Madness, diary of a 40 something horror nerd. Simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews Where Stars Won’t Shine by Patrick Lacey, 194 pages published by Grindhouse Press, January 5th, 2019. Media Format Paperback provided by the Author for review consideration. Entertainment Value (Because the kids like numbers)…