Tag: book review

  • Review: The Witches’ Almanac Spring 2016-17

    The Witches’ Almanac My review of “Air: The Breath of Life” Issue 35, Spring 2016-2017 I want to thank The Witches’ Almanac and Weiser Books for this free review copy. Founded in 1971, The Witches’ Almanac is a witty, literate, and sophisticated publication that appeals to general readers as well as hard-core Wiccans. At one […]

  • Book Review: H.P. Lovecraft & The Black Magickal Tradition

    Explore Lovecraft’s Deep Connections to the Dark Arts Modern practicing occultists have argued that renowned horror writer H. P. Lovecraft was in possession of in-depth knowledge of black magick. Literary scholars claim that he was a master of his genre and craft, and his findings are purely psychological, nothing more. Was Lovecraft a practitioner of […]

  • Book Review: Strange West Virginia Monsters

    I’m giving Strange West Virginia Monsters 5 out of 5 stars and recommend it for your “cryptid” home library. Join the search to examine reports of unidentified and misplaced creatures—known as “cryptids”—throughout the Mountain State, from its earliest history to present day. Included are such famous unknowns as Bigfoot; Mothman, harbinger of disaster; giant birds […]

  • Book Review: Walking Among Us by David M. Jacobs

    Walking Among Us: The Alien Plan to Control Humanity In his 1998 book, The Threat, Jacobs uncovered disconcerting reports about aliens’ plans for the future of Earth. He reported that a “change” is coming; a future when very human-like hybrids would intermingle with humans in everyday life. “Soon we will all be together,” the aliens said. […]

  • Book Review: Supersymmetry by David Walton

    Book Review: Supersymmetry by David Walton Ryan Oronzi is a paranoid, neurotic, and brilliant physicist who has developed a quantum military technology that could make soldiers nearly invincible in the field.  The technology, however, gives power to the quantum creature known as the varcolac, which slowly begins to manipulate Dr. Oronzi and take over his […]

  • Review: The Haunted House Diaries

    The Haunted House Diaries : The True Story of a Quiet Connecticut Town in the Center of a Paranormal Mystery Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: New Page Books; 1 edition (August 17, 2015) ISBN-10: 1632650061 ISBN-13: 978-1632650061 Barry’s score 4 stars out of 5 Product description: Nestled deep in Litchfield Hills, Connecticut, a 1790 farmhouse sits […]

  • Review: Bloodline of the Gods

    Bloodline of the Gods: Unravel the Mystery in the Human Blood Type to Reveal the Aliens Among Us by Nick Redfern Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: New Page Books; 1 edition (August 17, 2015) ISBN-10: 1601633653 ISBN-13: 978-1601633651 Barry’s score 4 stars out of 5. Product description: Are significant numbers of humanity the product of an […]

  • Review: The Witch’s Guide to Wands

    Product Details The Witch’s Guide to Wands: A Complete Botanical, Magical, and Elemental Guide to Making, Choosing, and Using the Right Wand by Gypsey Elaine Teague Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: Weiser Books ISBN-10: 1578635705 ISBN-13: 978-1578635702 Barry’s score 2 stars out of 5 Product description: The wand is the most important component of the witch’s […]

  • Review: Manhattan Mayhem: New Crime Stories from Mystery Writers of America

    Manhattan Mayhem: New Crime Stories from Mystery Writers of America by Mary Higgins Clark Hardcover: 320 pages Publisher: Quirk Books ISBN-10: 159474761X ISBN-13: 978-1594747618 Barry’s score 4 stars out of 5 Product description: Best-selling suspense novelist Mary Higgins Clark invites you on a tour of Manhattan’s most iconic neighborhoods in this anthology of all-new stories […]

  • Peppy reviews: Medusa: A Dark Victorian Penny Dread

    Peppy reviews: Medusa: A Dark Victorian Penny Dread

    Review: Medusa: A Dark Victorian Penny Dread by Elizabeth Watasin Amazon: Medusa: A Dark Victorian Penny Dread (The Dark Victorian Penny Dreads Book 2) Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this ebook free from the author Elizabeth Watasin. I was not required to write/booktube a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. […]

  • Review: Between Now and When

    Review: Between Now and When

    Between Now and When: How My Death Made My Life Worth Living by Richard House. MD Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: New Page Books; 1 edition (May 18, 2015) ISBN-10: 1601633750 ISBN-13: 978-1601633750 Product description: Between Now and When relates a transcendent journey from earthly suffering and addiction into the rarely glimpsed supra-reality of higher dimensions. […]

  • Review: Seeing Beyond Illusions

    Seeing Beyond Illusions: Freeing Ourselves from Ego, Guilt, and the Belief in Separation by David Ian Cowan Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: Weiser Books ISBN-10: 1578635748 ISBN-13: 978-1578635740 Barry’s score 5 stars out of 5 Product description: Using the fundamentals of A Course in Miracles, Seeing Beyond Illusions walks us through a gentle dismantling of the […]

  • Review: The Science of Ghosts

    Review: The Science of Ghosts

    The Science of Ghosts: Searching for Spirits of the Dead by Joe Nickell Paperback: 412 pages Publisher: Prometheus Books ISBN-10: 1616145854 ISBN-13: 978-1616145859 Barry’s score 2 stars out of 5… Product description: Are ghosts real? Are there truly haunted places, only haunted people, or both? And how can we know? Taking neither a credulous nor […]

  • Review: Talus and the Frozen King

    Review: Talus and the Frozen King

    Talus and the Frozen King by Graham Edwards Paperback: 336 pages Publisher: Solaris ISBN-10: 1781081999 ISBN-13: 978-1781081990 Barry’s score 4 stars out of 5 Product description: Meet Talus – the world’s first detective. A dead warrior king frozen in winter ice. Six grieving sons, each with his own reason to kill. Two weary travelers caught […]

  • Review: For Nobody’s Eyes Only

    My review of Nick Redfern’s “For Nobody’s Eyes Only: Missing Government Files and Hidden Archives That Document the Truth Behind the Most Enduring Conspiracy Theories” Paperback: 224 pages Publisher: New Page Books ISBN-10: 1601632886 ISBN-13: 978-1601632883 Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Warwick Associates for New Page Books. I was not […]