Zakk reviews Mongrels by Stephen Graham Jones

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews Mongrels by Stephen Graham Jones, 300 pages (not counting the back-end readers guide) published by William Morrow, 2016. Media Format Paperback purchased from a local retailer (I know! I actually found a book I wanted at Barnes & Noble!) Entertainment Value (Because…

Zakk reviews Creature by Hunter Shea

Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews Creature by Hunter Shea, 288 pages published by Flame Tree Press, September 6th, 2018. Media Format Paperback ARC submitted by the publisher for review consideration. Entertainment Value (Because the kids like numbers) 4.5/ 5 “His worn sneakers pounded the sidewalk slabs, while…

Zakk reviews Stranded by Bracken MacLeod

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews Stranded by Bracken MacLeod, 302 pages published by Tor Books October 4, 2016. Media Format Purchased hardcover book. Entertainment Value (Because the kids like numbers) 5/ 5 Synopsis Badly battered by an apocalyptic storm, the crew of the Arctic Promise find themselves…

Pardon the Interruption… a brief word about my mindset.

Pardon the interruption, a brief word from yours truly, Zakk. Hello friends, how id the day treating you? I’ve kinda wanted to sit down and get this published for a little while, to get it on record and to give you a little look into my mindset on the books I read and the scores…

Zakk reviews 12 Gauge: Songs from a Street Sweeper by Dustin LaValley

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews 12 Gague: Songs from a Street Sweeper by Dustin LaValley, 282 pages published by Sinister Grin Press July 1, 2018. Media Format Paperback copy provided by the publisher for review consideration. Entertainment Value (Because the kids like numbers) 4/ 5 Synopsis (12…

Zakk reviews Hearing Evil (Cycle of Evil book 2) by Jason Parent

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews Hearing Evil (Cycle of Evil book 2) by Jason Parent, 256 pages published by Red Adept Publishing, LLC May 29, 2018. Media Format Kindle eBook provided by a publicist for review consideration. Entertainment Value (Because the kids like numbers) 3.5/ 5 Synopsis…

Zakk reviews Literature® by Guillermo Stitch

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews Literature® by Guillermo Stitch, 103 pages published by Nineveh Editions, July 1, 2018. Media Format Kindle eBook provided by the author for review consideration. Entertainment Value (Because the kids like numbers) 4/ 5 Synopsis We don’t know exactly when Literature® takes place…

The world moves on…

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” ’Tis true, as of this afternoon I am no longer affiliated with the Annual Indie Horror Book Awards. As one of the last invitees standing after the mass exodus of the original judge lineup, I spent the best part of a day waiting…

Zakk reviews The Smile Factory by Todd Keisling

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews The Smile Factory by Todd Keisling, 35 pages published by Precipice Books July 24, 2018. Media Format  Paperback ARC provided by the author for review consideration. Entertainment Value (Because the kids like numbers) 5/ 5 “Morning, those eyes said, please kill me.”…

Zakk reviews The Devil and the Deep edited by Ellen Datlow

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews The Devil and the Deep: Horror Stories of the Sea edited by Ellen Datlow, 336 pages published by Night Shade Books, March 20, 2018. Media Fomat ARC Trade paperback provided by the publisher/ publicist for review consideration. Entertainment Value (Because the kids…

Notorious B.I.G. a guest piece by Hunter Shea

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Hello friends. Today at the Eyes of Madness I have a special guest popping in to share some words with us, Mr. Hunter Shea. A writer who really needs no introduction in you’ve been following modern horror fiction, more specifically creature-feature horror fiction….

Zakk reviews Lovebites and Razorlines by J. Daniel Stone

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews Lovebites & Razorlines by J. Daniel Stone, 270 pages published by Villipede Publications, November 10, 2017. Media Format Paperback copy reveived from the author and the publisher for review consideration. Entertainment Value (Because the kids like numbers) 4/ 5 Synopsis Lovebites &…