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The Open Door and Other Night Time Tales of Terror By Mike Morrison
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The Open Door and Other Night Time Tales of Terror is the new book from author Mike Morrison. It is an intricately interconnected series of horror stories that push the boundaries of genre fiction.... More > The book features tales such as small, vicious creatures living behind the walls and terrorizing a young girl home alone (The Wretched Ones), a monstrous oddity hungrily roaming a hospitals corridors at night (The Thing in the Hospital Hall), a genie trapped in an enchanted elevator (The Third Floor), an 80’s slasher movie monster bored with it’s day job (Slice N’ Dice: Part VI), a prophecy of impending destruction (Subway Prophet: A Heart-warming Tale) and a giant, vindictive spider (The Deal With Pets) to name just a few. Funny, horrific, gut-wrenching and gore-spilling, this is the horror anthology for those tired of yet another zombie novel, genre mash-up or glittery vampire. This book is not for the squeamish or the faint of heart. It is for anyone looking to have a hell of a fun time being scared.< Less
The Open Door and Other Night Time Tales of Terror By Mike Morrison
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The Open Door and Other Night Time Tales of Terror is the new book from author Mike Morrison. It is an intricately interconnected series of horror stories that push the boundaries of genre fiction.... More > The book features tales such as small, vicious creatures living behind the walls and terrorizing a young girl home alone (The Wretched Ones), a monstrous oddity hungrily roaming a hospitals corridors at night (The Thing in the Hospital Hall), a genie trapped in an enchanted elevator (The Third Floor), an 80’s slasher movie monster bored with it’s day job (Slice N’ Dice: Part VI), a prophecy of impending destruction (Subway Prophet: A Heart-warming Tale) and a giant, vindictive spider (The Deal With Pets) to name just a few. Funny, horrific, gut-wrenching and gore-spilling, this is the horror anthology for those tired of yet another zombie novel, genre mash-up or glittery vampire. This book is not for the squeamish or the faint of heart. It is for anyone looking to have a hell of a fun time being scared.< Less
Top of the Box By Tim Worthington
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From Every Loser Wins to Awesome Dood!, the story behind every single released by BBC Records And Tapes. Between 1970 and 1990, BBC Records And Tapes released almost three hundred singles, ranging... More > from some of the best known theme tunes in television history, to full-length versions of ones that nobody had even asked for a short version of to begin with. Along the way they also put out one-off oddities by everyone from up-and-coming folkies to the sound of someone hitting a phone. Possibly the most bafflingly diverse catalogue of singles ever issued, it's a fascinating indication of what really was popular - and sometimes unpopular - with viewers at the time. Top Of The Box tells the story behind each of these singles, taking in familiar names, cult artists and obscure bafflements alike, and including the likes of Simon May, Nick Berry, Brown Sauce, The BBC Radiophonic Workshop, and of course Keith Harris & Orville. So many singles by Keith Harris & Orville. Including one that wasn't even released...< Less
Top Of The Box By Tim Worthington
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From Every Loser Wins to Awesome Dood!, the story behind every single released by BBC Records And Tapes. Between 1970 and 1990, BBC Records And Tapes released almost three hundred singles, ranging... More > from some of the best known theme tunes in television history, to full-length versions of ones that nobody had even asked for a short version of to begin with. Along the way they also put out one-off oddities by everyone from up-and-coming folkies to the sound of someone hitting a phone. Possibly the most bafflingly diverse catalogue of singles ever issued, it's a fascinating indication of what really was popular - and sometimes unpopular - with viewers at the time. Top Of The Box tells the story behind each of these singles, taking in familiar names, cult artists and obscure bafflements alike, and including the likes of Simon May, Nick Berry, Brown Sauce, The BBC Radiophonic Workshop, and of course Keith Harris & Orville. So many singles by Keith Harris & Orville. Including one that wasn't even released...< Less
Moviebob's Reel Breakdown: The Film Criticism of Bob Chipman By Bob Chipman
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Do you love movies? Do you love insightful and/or sarcastic movie reviews? Then MOVIEBOB'S REEL BREAKDOWN could be the book for you! Collecting a personally-curated selection of writing from the... More > career of film critic Bob Chipman, this volume includes critiques of oddities like "Winter's Tale" and "Chappie," modern classics like "Blue Is The Warmest Color" and "Straight Outta Compton" and even a transcript of the infamous viral sensation that was Chipman's review of "Pixels." Plus: New exclusive introductions to each review! While perhaps best known as the creator and star of classic Web Video series like Escape to The Movies, The Big Picture and The Game OverThinker; Bob Chipman has also published numerous volumes of written reviews, commentaries, thinkpieces and features covering the worlds of film, television, video games and the broader breadth of popular culture. Now, through The MovieBob Anthology, a selection of his best work is yours to own - selected and organized by theme by Bob Chipman himself.< Less
Recruit A Cold Batch By Hal Colebatch
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Collected works from a grandmaster of science fiction, from the man who co-wrote with Larry Niven and others. Dr Hal Colebatch has a sharp wit and mind unlike any in the modern circuit of science... More > fiction writers, and he still remembers the oddities of World War II and how new war-mongering sciences have impacted our age and technology. What he is also saying is that we should be very careful, because these days no one is reminding us of the dangers of war. Films canonise war and make a game of it! In truth, as is seen from all the stories collected in this shining compendium, is that through war man has been manipulated by forces unseen into giving away their freedoms one by one, as it is through wars that our masters can better improve the technologies they are making to better control all of man... This is a Cold Batch of the best insights you are likely to get into what's really going on in the power struggle for control over this planet.< Less
Tymarune: Shadows of Twilight By Thomas Funk
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Xander Coyle was born to be a hero. Raised by wealthy parents, he spent his formative years developing a sense of right and a drive for justice. Misunderstood by those around him, Xander wandered the... More > world trying to find the right fight, the right person to save, the right moment to shine, always coming up short. Until one fateful night on a winding forest freeway transformed his life and transported him to a new world, a world in need of a hero. Xander’s quest to become a hero begins on Earth, but takes him to Tymarune, a world of magic and mystery. Inhabited by mythical creatures, Xander must traverse this strange world to find and destroy the evil that brought him there. Along the way, Xander will meet new friends, new enemies and a host of oddities, some there to help, others there to alter him forever. He must face his fears, face himself and confront the darkest evil he has ever known in order to deliver Tymarune from the shadows of twilight, the darkness that threatens every innocent creature< Less
Dismilis Canyon By Will Welton
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Dismilis Canyon is a sandstone gorge in Franklin County, Alabama. Dismilis Canyon is one of only a few places where insects called dismalites can be found. They cover the canyon the canyon is home to... More > two waterfalls, Secret Falls and Rainbow Falls, and six natural bridges. The canyon, located 10 miles west of the Sipsey Wilderness, was first inhabited by Native Americans over 10,000 years ago. When Europeans arrived, they gave the canyon its name. Some believe it was named for the Dismal Canyon is now known as Alabama’s last secret hiding place.” Chickasaw Indians were held captive in the canyon for two weeks before embarking on a forced journey along the Trail of Tears. Several outlaws have allegedly hidden in the canyon, including Jesse James, Rube Burrows Gang and Aaron Burr, one of the Vice Presidents of the United States. There are six natural bridges of rock and water flows at times under the rocks. Of course there’s this little oddity known as the Dismilites.< Less
Shahrazad Perceived the Dawn By Paul Cox
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There have been few novels written about modern Kuwait in the Oil Age. This isn't surprising: in the world's richest city-state, there's a lot of money to be made but few stories to tell. Over the... More > course of five long Ramadan nights, six strangers driven by a shared destiny embark on a search for these stories - stories like there used to be, stories buried under sand and concrete, stories to redeem a city slowly becoming a non-place. But instead they find a tribe of organized cats, smuggling operations in the back room of a Starbucks, a desert of tires on the road to Iraq, midnight oddities in the marketplace, and a plot to bury the city under its own black gold. In the process, the story they find is their own - an absurd, tragicomic tale that would have kept Shahrazad herself up all night.... This, Paul's first novel, was written in Kuwait for National Novel Writing Month in the first 17 days of November/Ramadan 2003.< Less
What They Say in New England By Clifton Johnson
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"WHEN I began to collect these signs and sayings, it was with the idea of gathering them for my own entertainment. In days like the present of universal books and schools, I thought I could hope... More > to get only a few remnants of the thought and notions that have descended to us from the illiterate and superstitious ages of the past; and I supposed that by the time I had picked up two or three scores of these oddities the subject would be exhausted as far as New England was concerned. But when I began to notice, I found that people in their every-day conversation were constantly dropping remarks on the significance of all sorts of things that were a part of this old folk-lore. When questioned, nearly every one, old and young, could repeat a few sayings of the kind I sought, and among these were almost always some I had not heard before. My collection grew until I saw the possibility of a volume, and I could not but wonder what the superstitions of the Dark Ages were like if these were only remnants."< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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