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    {Review} HAPPINESS IS A COMMODITY, The Behrg

    I received this book for free from in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.HAPPINESS IS A COMMODITY by The Behrg Published by Pricks Like Thorn Media on November 28, 2016 Genres: Dark Fantasy, Dark Fiction, Dystopian, Fiction, Horror, Psychological Horror Pages: 108 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon In the future, Happiness can no longer be achieved through natural means, but must be purchased from the government for brief 20-minute increments. And the price is going up. One man documents his experience as he uncovers a conspiracy by the governing elite. Those who are ALWAYS happy. But…

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    {Review} The Night Parade by Ronald Malfi

    by Ronald Malfi Published by Kensington on 7.26.16 Genres: Apocalyptic, Contemporary, Dark Fiction, Dystopian, Psychological Horror, Thriller, Thrillers & Suspense Pages: 384 Format: eARC Buy on Amazon Goodreads First the birds disappeared. Then the insects took over. Then the madness began . . . They call it Wanderer's Folly--a disease of delusions, of daydreams and nightmares. A plague threatening to wipe out the human race. After two years of creeping decay, David Arlen woke up one morning thinking that the worst was over. By midnight, he's bleeding and terrified, his wife is dead, and he's on the run in a stolen car with his eight-year-old daughter, who may be the…

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    {Review} 2113 Stories Inspired by the Music of Rush

    by Brian Hodge, David Niall Wilson, Fritz Leiber, Greg Van Eekhout, Kevin J. Anderson, Steven Savile Published by ECW Press on 4.12.16 Genres: Cosmic Horror, Crime, Dark Fiction, Dystopian, Horror, Law & Crime, Noir, Psychological Horror, Sci-Fi Pages: 400 Format: eARC Buy on Amazon Goodreads The music of Rush, one of the most successful bands in history, is filled with fantastic stories, evocative images, and thought-provoking futures and pasts. In this anthology, notable, bestselling, and award-winning writers each chose a Rush song as the spark for a new story, drawing inspiration from the visionary trio that is Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, and Neil Peart. Enduring stark dystopian struggles or testing…

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    (Review) Seize The Night edited by Christopher Golden

    by Brian Keene, Charlaine Harris, Christopher Golden, Dan Chaon, Dana Cameron, David Wellington, Joe McKinney, John Ajvide Lindqvist, John Langan, Kelley Armstrong, Laird Barron, Leigh Perry, Lucy A Snyder, Lynda Barry, Michael Kortya, Rio Youers, Robert Shearman, Scott Smith, Seanan McGuire, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Tim Lebbon Published by Simon and Schuster on Oct 6th 2015 Genres: Dark Fiction, Dystopian, Horror, vampires Pages: 544 Format: eARC Buy on Amazon Goodreads A blockbuster anthology of original, blood-curdling vampire fiction from New York Times bestselling and award-winning authors, including Charlaine Harris, whose novels were adapted into HBO’s hit show True Blood, and Scott Smith, publishing his first work since The Ruins. Before being transformed…

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    {Review} Billy and the Cloneasaurus by Stephen Kozeniewski

    by Stephen Kozeniewski Genres: Dystopian, Sci-Fi Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Goodreads   Another thoughtful read by Mr. Kozeniewski of William, a clone, who finds himself questioning his uniqueness in a world of duplicates obeying willingly and sacrificing themselves only to be scrapped and have the process start all over again. Will William evoke change or will he continue to be just another cog in the system in a society of greed to keep the money flowing? Don’t dwell too long on what’s on the pages of this book or you’ll find yourself questioning the motives of your employers and your own self-worth. Although this is not my normal type…