Book Review “The Colony: Renegades” by Michaelbrent Collings


This book is the Michael Bay of zombie books

Book Review “The Incal: Classic Collection”


Extremely cinematic and nothing like any other comic developed during its time.

Magazine Review “Full Moon Presents: Delirium” Issue #1


I think this magazine has great potential for us horror fans

Book Review “Disney Infinity: Prima Official Game Guide (2014 Revised Edition)”


A must own for anyone playing Disney Infinity

Book Review “Smaug: Unleashing the Dragon”


As a fan of the film, I literally could not put this down

Book Review “The Art of The Wind Rises”


If you are a Studio Ghibli fan, I cannot recommend this anymore, it is a must own!

Book Review “Crime Seen” by Michaelbrent Collings


“Crime Seen” is a great thriller with a nice supernatural edge mixed in

Book Review “Steven Spielberg and Duel: The Making of a Career” by Steven Awalt


An in-depth look into the workings of a young 24 year old director who went on to become, arguably, the most successful filmmaker of all time.

Book Review “Journey Thru The Unknown” by Murray Langston

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Langston manages to add a little humor just when it’s needed.

Book Review “Belly Laughs: The Naked Truth about Pregnancy and Childbirth: 10th Anniversary Edition” by Jenny McCarthy


The soft cover 10th Anniversary edition of the book is being released via Da Capo Press and features 166 pages jam packed with side splitting stories along with a new introduction by the outspoken author.

Book Review “The Art of Ponyo”


This is an amazing look into this film and it gives a real appreciation for hand-drawn animation.

Book Review “Jerry Bruckheimer: When Lightning Strikes – Four Decades of Filmmaking”


If you are a fan of Bruckheimer, then I cannot recommend this book enough since it is really the ultimate ode to an amazing filmmaker…just make sure you have enough room on your bookshelf.

Book Review “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Colors All Around”


“Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Colors All Around” is a very educational book much more than I actually expected

Book Review “The Art of Mr. Peabody and Sherman”


I wanted to get the art of book to see if it would entice me to see the film but it really has not done anything for me.

Book Review “The Mayor of MacDougal Street: A Memoir”

The Mayor of MacDougal Street

Van Ronk tells in detail stories of his first taste of recording to the struggles of finding places to perform and throughout the books pages when fitting recounts intimate memories and experiences…

Book Review “Birth School Metallica Death: The Biography Vol. 1″


Fans of Metallica and or heavy metal music in general will surely enjoy “Birth School Metallica Death: The Biography Vol. 1”.

Book Review “27: A History of the 27 Club through the Lives of Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain and Amy Winehouse”

27 A History of the 27 Club

Those looking for definitive answers on what ultimately ties these musicians together in death might not be too surprised with the information contained in this book…

Book Review “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Chronicles – Art & Design”


This book is a must own!

Book Review “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Animal ABCs”


This new book “Animal ABCs” is such a blast, it not only teaches the ABCs but also relates then to animals.

Book Review “Sofia the First: Ready To Be a Princess – Book and Magnetic Playset”


This is highly recommended if you enjoy this series.

Book Review “Disney Frozen: Royal Sisters – A Dress-Up Book and Magnetic Play Set”


Highly recommended, very reasonable priced and will make a great holiday gift this year!

Book Review “The Art of Frozen”


Even though this may not be the best “Art of” book of the year but if you enjoyed the film, it is worth checking out still.

Book Review “Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Mama Hook Knows Best”


The very talent Disney Storybook Art Team delivered this book full of great illustrations showing Mama Hook’s memories of when she sailed the Never Sea.

Book Review “Star Trek: A Very Klingon Khristmas”

Star Trek A Very Klingon Khristmas

g. “A Very Klingon Khristmas” is a very clever and funny story and a must have for any fan of the franchise.

Book Review “My Neighbor Totoro Picture Book (New Edition)”


Viz Media is releasing this new edition to celebrate the film’s 25th anniversary and they have done a great job here for sure.

Book Review “Hitchcock and the Making of Marnie – Revised Edition”


“Hitchcock and the Making of ‘Marnie’” is packed with the kind of inside information that film fans love

Book Review “The Sun’s Coming Up… Like A Big Bald Head” by Norman Reedus


The photographs by Norman Reedus are very artistic and takes on an “hauntingly intimate journey through the dark and sublime.”

Book Review “Frozen: The Essential Guide”


“Frozen: The Essential Guide” is a great way to learn a little bit about the film, the characters, location and themes before you see it in theaters.

Book Review “Star Wars: Frames”


This book is retailing for $150 dollars but trust me it is worth every single dollar

Book Review “Star Wars Art: Concept”


A must have for any “Star Wars” fan!

Book Review “Guillermo del Toro – Cabinet of Curiosities: My Notebooks, Collections, and Other Obsessions”


A chance to get inside the mind of writer-director Guillermo del Toro? That is an absolute no brainer.

Book Review “The Very Fairy Princess Sparkles in the Snow” by Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton


“The Very Fairy Princess Sparkles in the Snow” is easily the cutest book in the series and I can’t to see what the duo have planned next.

Book Review “Frozen: A Sister More Like Me “


My 16 month old daughter brought this book over to me once we got it and said “Ok”, which means “Read me now!…please”. I read the entire 32 page book and she didn’t move once

Book Review “Tinker Bell: An Evolution”


If you are a fan of Tinker Bell, whether it is from “Peter Pan” or your kids with the Disney Fairies franchise, this book is a must own.

Book Review “Sofia the First: Holiday in Enchancia”


This book is a perfect way to get in the mood for the holiday season. It blends the wonderful feeling of the holidays with the charm of “Sofia the First”.

Book Review “Sofia the First: The Floating Palace”


“Sofia the First: The Floating Palace” is the second book in the series and another great installment in the series.

Book Review “Fortunately, the Milk” by Neil Gaiman


Probably one of the zaniest yet most fun books I have read in the longest time

Book Review “The Birthday Queen” by Audrey Wood


The Birthday Queen is engaging, inviting and fun! Audrey and Don Wood have another hit on their talented hands!

Book Review “Kiss, Kiss Good Night” by Kenn Nesbitt


This is a wonderful bedtime book. I can’t wait to read this to my daughter every night!

Book Review “The Gingerbread Bear” by Robert Dennis


The illustrations are cute, the story is cute and the ending is cute.

Book Review “Frosty the Snowman” by Walter Rollins & Steve Nelson


This book is the classic song broken up into sections and beautifully illustrated part by part

Book Review “Firehouse!” by Mark Teague


The illustrations are detailed-but in a book geared toward 2-4 year olds, the illustrations are too detailed and the font is not friendly.

Book Review “Giggle!” by Caroline Jayne Church


This is a great book to help teach cause and effect, a button that giggles is so very rewarding!

Book Review “Stick!” by Andy Pritchett

All-in-all for a book that is only six-word long, it is still able to tell a fun story of friendship and will keep your attention throughout.

Book Review “Noodle Loves the Park” by Marion Billet


I absolutely LOVE the Noodle series!

Book Review “See What a Seal Can Do” by Chris Butterworth


The text is a interesting mix of narrative sprinkled with facts making it interesting for both kids and adults.

Book Review “Pip and Posy: The Super Scooter” by Axel Scheffler


The story is sweet and has a good message.

Book Review “Star Trek: The Art of Juan Ortiz”


The first thing I honestly wanted to do with these posters was to rip them out and hang up each one on my wall, they are really that amazing.

Book Review “Journey” by Aaron Becker


I wasn’t blown away by the illustrations but I enjoy the encouragement for kids to follow their own adventures.

Book Review “Dinosaur Kisses” by David Ezra Stein


The animation is fun and the colors are very warm

Book Review “Animal Opposites” by Petr Horacek


I recommend this for not only fun but also learning value.

Book Review “The Nightmare Before Christmas: 20th Anniversary Edition”


This 20th Anniversary Edition isn’t just a cash-in from Disney. It contains some updated illustrations from Tim Burton himself, including a new intro.

Book Review “The Colony: Genesis” by Michaelbrent Collings


Normally when a book starts, it gives you time to meet the characters and get settled in before the madness starts, but that isn’t that case here. Michaelbrent literally jams on the gas and hits a 100mph before the second chapter…and doesn’t let up until the end. “The Colony: Genesis” is fast, intense and in-your-face.

Book Review “The Greatest Bad Movies of All Time”


An enjoyable read from A (“Abbot and Costello Go to Mars” to Z (“Zabriskie Point), “The Greatest Bad Movies of All Time” is a must have for anyone that enjoys the movies…good or bad.

Book Review “Deadly Heat” by Richard Castle


The book is action-packed, thrilling, sexy and just plain fun.

Book Review “Over the River and Through the Wood”


Whether you are in the mood for the holidays or not, you will be in full-on holiday mode after immersing yourself in this delightfully engaging holiday classic.

Book Review “Maisy’s First Colors: A Maisy Concept Book”


This book is perfect for children ages 6 months and higher.

Book Review “Maisy’s First Numbers: A Maisy Concept Book”


Learning to count to 5 just got a lot more enjoyable with Maisy’s First Numbers.

Book Review “Digger, Dozer, Dumper”


Digger, Dozer, Dumper could easily be brought into any preschool classroom to get kids excited about all sorts of vehicles.

Book Review “Star Wars: Jedi Academy”


If you are a “Star Wars” fan young or old, this is a must have in your collection!.

Book Review “Ministry: The Lost Gospels According to Al Jourgensen”


Throughout the books 336 pages Al and company take you on a roller coaster ride of sex, drugs, drugs and even more drugs mixed with a sprinkling of rock and roll

Book Review “Sharkopedia: The Complete Guide to Everything Shark”


“Sharkopedia” is for all ages and really delivers an ultimate comprehensive book for shark fans.

Book Review “Elysium: The Art of the Film”


There was a lot of work that went into this movie and the book really captures all of it.

Book Review “Star Wars: Complete Vehicles”


This new amped up edition is jam-packed with new cross-section artworks and a ton of amazing new photos. A must for any true “Star Wars” fan.

Book Review “The Dark Man: An Illustrated Poem” by Stephen King


This book is creepy as hell and if you let yourself go into its world it will linger within you and haunt your dreams.

Book Review “The Making of Hitchcock’s The Birds”


This book is a must for any fast of Hitchcock’s work and a very in depth look into the making of this amazing and rather timeless film.

Book Review “The Adventure Time Encyclopaedia”

Adventure Time Encyclopaedia

If you are an “Adventure Time” fan you are not going to want to miss this fantastic look into the world of the show.

Book Review “The JAWSfest Murders (A Martha’s Vineyard Mystery)”


Smartly written, “The JAWSFest Murders” is a tidy murder mystery that is thoroughly entertaining, even if you’ve never heard of the movie “Jaws.”

Book Review “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Heaven: (Or, How I Made Peace with the Paranormal and Stigmatized Zealots and Cynics in the Process)” by Corey Taylor


Taylor clearly delved in to the depths of his haunted mind to bring some of this material to light and that alone will surely entice readers to pick up this book.

Book Review “The Lone Ranger: Behind the Mask”


I feel that this book would have benefited more from a “Art of” book then a behind-the-scenes look.

Book Review “Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Episode Guide”


Even though it is aimed at kids, this should easily satisfy fans of all ages. If you are a fan of “Star Wars: The Clone Wars”, this is the book that you’ve been looking for.

Book Review “Angry Birds: Hatching a Universe”


This book does a great job of looking into the world that has been created around this game and it is a must buy for any fan of the series.

Book Review “Rush: The Illustrated History”


If you are a veteran fan or a brand new Rush fan this book has something for everyone and will not disappoint!

Book Review “William Shakespeare’s Star Wars”


What I loved most about it is that it has that certain Shakespeare feel but you didn’t have to major in classic literature in order to dig it!

Book Review “The Guild: The Official Companion”


Fans will definitely be impressed with this companion book

Book Review “Strangers” by Michaelbrent Collings


Move over Stephen King… Michaelbrent Collings is taking over as the new king of the horror book genre.

Book Review “Man of Steel: Inside the Legendary World of Superman”


There was a lot of love given to this project to satisfy fans and it is shown in this book.

Book Review “World War Z: The Art of the Film”


The book is called “The Art of the Film” yet 90% of the book is the screenplay with a few piece of art and stills thrown in as filler.

Book Review “Pacific Rim: Man, Machines & Monsters – The Inner Workings of an Epic Film”


Author: David S. Cohen Hardcover: 160 pages Publisher: Insight Edition Release Date: June 18, 2013 Our Score: 5 out of 5 stars Guillermo del Toro is my absolute hero! This guy should be making every single movie in Hollywood.  “Pacific Rim” is any guys dream come true. Giant monsters and giant robots going head-to-head…I need […]

Book Review “Who’s Hiding?”


I would like to say that “Who Hiding” is easily one of my favorite kids books of the year.

Book Reviews “Peppa Pig and the Busy Day at School” & “Peppa Pig and the Muddy Puddles”


The illustration is very easy on the eyes and the stories are very cute.

Book Review “Farm”


Cute illustrations and fun patterns.

Book Review “Where’s Waldo? The Totally Essential Travel Collection”


This book is a must own for any fan of Waldo.

Book Review “I Dare You Not to Yawn”


Older kids might get a few giggles out of following the challenges of the book. I just wasn’t taken in with the story and the illustrations.

Book Review “Maisy Grows a Garden”, “Maisy Learns to Swim” & “Maisy’s Fairground”


This series is educational yet still very interactive and entertaining.

Book Review “Peep and Ducky”


“Peep and Ducky” is very cute and fun.

Book Review “Doctor Who: Character Encyclopedia”


This is the ultimate companion book for the show covering all 11 doctors to date with more than 200 friends and foes included.

Book Review “The Art of Turbo”


“The Art of Turbo” comes stocked with some amazing artwork from the industry’s top talents and an impressive look behind-the-scenes at this new CG-animated feature.

Game Adaptation of Movies Done Right


Video games based on movies have a deservingly poor reputation. Faced with difficult deadlines, tough pressure from Hollywood, and tight budgets, most video game developers are unable to put out a high quality video game that makes full use of the movie license it’s based on. Most often than not, playing online casino games or […]

Book Review “The Art of Monsters University”


This book really takes you into this film’s universe and makes you want to rush out and see this new film immediately.

Book Review “Darkbound” by Michaelbrent Collings


Right from the first chapter, I was hooked!

Book Review “Exploring the Deep: The Titanic Expeditions”


“Exploring the Deep: The Titanic Expeditions” is a great companion to James Cameron’s work over the years

Book Review “After Earth: United Ranger Corps Survival Manual”


A great companion and definitely has peaked my interest more in seeing this film

Book Review: Richard Castle “Storm Front”


“Storm Front” follows after the Derrick Storm trilogy, “A Brewing Storm”, “A Raging Storm” and “A Bloody Storm”. The plot is very clever like all novels from Castle and the writing is extremely top notch.

Book Review “Star Wars Storyboards: The Prequel Trilogy”


Author: J. W. Rinzler Hardcover: 352 pages Publisher: Abrams Release Date: May 14, 2013 Our Score: 4 out of 5 stars I don’t know any other way to start this review but noting that it has J. W. Rinzler behind it. Right away that is an instant score for me. He is the executive editor […]

Book Review “The Art of Epic”


This book makes me really want to see this movie right now!

Audio Book Reviews “Kingdom Keepers II-V”


A must have for an Disney fan!

Book Review “Diane Franklin: The Excellent Adventures of the Last American, French-Exchange Babe of the 80s”


One of the most interesting memoirs that I have ever read

Book Review “Kingdom Keepers VI: Dark Passage”


I feel that this sixth book in the series is the most ambitious and has yet to disappoint.

Book Review “Star Trek: The Visual Dictionary”


The book is only 96 pages, so it is a little crammed but there is a lot of great content included in this book.