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Mapping the Terrain of Used and Rare Books

The Signed Book Binnacle Pt.3: Mystery Writers and Jam Bands – To Be Continued

Okay, okay, yeah…. It’s been quite awhile since I’ve written about my signed books. But, it seems, some people like me to write about my signed books. So I want … Continue reading

October 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Book Review: “The Freakshow,” by Bryan Smith

Okay let’s just say for a moment that someone can write really well – well beyond your average “good writer.” And they have the imagination, patience, and craftsmanship to create … Continue reading

October 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Review: “Testament,” by David Morrell

In his first novel – “First Blood” – David Morrell invented the character John Rambo. Now, isn’t that a statement? A man walks into a bar and announces “I created … Continue reading

September 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Review: “The Midnight Room,” by Ed Gorman

A better than average novel of suspense. The thing here is that I have heard very, very high-praise for Mr. Gorman. And like I said this novel was simply better … Continue reading

September 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Review: “Vampyrrhic,” by Simon Clark

People are romanticizing vampires. It all started with Bram Stoker, and then much later Anne Rice, and in the past three¬†decades (even more so today!) it has been a circus … Continue reading

September 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Review: “Slob,” by Rex Miller

“Slob” is an interesting horror/ noir book that I read very quickly and very much enjoyed. It is the story of Daniel “Chaingang” Bunkowski, a 500 lb serial-killer of unimaginable … Continue reading

September 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Review (Fractured Commentary?): “John Dies at the End,” by David Wong *Spoilers!*

I can’t write this review, I don’t even know why I’m trying. I guess It’s because I liked the damn thing so much. For the past year or so Joe … Continue reading

September 1, 2015 · 2 Comments

Review: “A Hell of a Woman,” by Jim Thompson

After hearing so much almost awe-inspired praise for Jim Thomson from notable authors such as Joe Lansdale and Stephen king, and from sources such as “The Kirkus Review”, and “The … Continue reading

August 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Signed Book Binnacle, pt. 2: An Unacceptable Political Rant

I‘m trying to decide how to organize/ sell/ read/ get rid of all my signed books. Please check back on my first post about this, but again here is a … Continue reading

May 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Review: “The Killing Kind,” by Bryan Smith

I should not be reviewing this. I¬†should not have read it, as I kept on reminding myself as I read it. Do not read this book. It literally gave me … Continue reading

May 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

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