Bufton on Books: ‘Live Action Hentai’ by Kerry Lipp (2016)


Author: Kerry Lipp
Title: Live Action Hentai
Year: 2016
Publisher: New Kink Books
Format: paperback, 45 pages
Type: novelette
Genre: erotic horror

Blurb: Enter live action hentai: Mt. Everest of the porn industry. No one has scaled that mountain and lived to tell the tale. In fact, nobody’s even attempted to scale that fucking mountain. Now legendary porn producer Fitzel Kingswood has a plan and he’s recruited Elsa, a disillusioned pornstar who thinks she’s seen and done it all. With millions of dollars at stake and a marketing plan that can’t possibly fail, it’s time to get Squidfucked.

Continue reading

Bufton on Books: ‘A Game of Thrones’ by George R. R. Martin (1996)


Author: George R. R. Martin
Title: A Game of Thrones
Year: 1996
Publisher: Publisher
Format: paperback, 806 pages
Type: novel
Genre: fantasy


Blurb: Kings and queens, Knights and renegades, liars, lords and honest men. All will play the Game of Thrones.

Summers span decades. Winter can last a lifetime. And the struggle for the Iron Throne has begun. It will stretch from the south, where heat breeds plot, lusts and intrigues; to the vast and savage eastern lands; all the way to the frozen north, where an 800-foot wall of ice protects the kingdom from the dark forces that lie beyond.

The Game of Thrones. You win, or you die.

Book one of A Song of Ice and Fire begins the greatest fantasy epic of the modern age.

Continue reading

Bufton on Books: ‘Dark Screams: Volume One’ edited by Brian James Freeman and Richard Chizmar (2014)


Authors: Various [edited by: Brian James Freeman and Richard Chizmar]
Title: Dark Screams: Volume One
Year: 2014
Publisher: Hydra
Format: Kindle, 88 pages
Type: collection
Genre: horror

Blurb: Stephen King, Kelley Armstrong, Bill Pronzini, Simon Clark, and Ramsey Campbell are the first contributors to a mind-bending new series of short-story collections that push the boundaries of horror and dark suspense to the bleeding edge. From Brian James Freeman and Richard Chizmar of the acclaimed Cemetery Dance Publications, Dark Screams: Volume One reaches across genres to take readers beyond the precipice of mortal toil and into the glimmering void of irreality and beyond.

Continue reading

Bufton on Books: ‘Run for Your Life Nick McClusky/The Good and the Bad’ by Nathan Robinson & Jack Bantry (2014)


Authors: Nathan Robinson & Jack Bantry
Title: Run for Your Life Nick McClusky/The Good and the Bad
Year: 2014
Publisher: Splatterpunk Zine
Format: chapbook, 20 pages
Type: collection
Genre: horror

Blurb: Two new and exclusive stories by Splatterpunk editor Jack Bantry and popular horror writer Nathan Robinson (Starers, Ketchup on Everything, Midway). The chapbook is limited to 100 signed copies and includes full colour cover art by Dan Henk.

Continue reading

Bufton on Books: ‘The Halloween Tree’ by Ray Bradbury (1972)


Author: Ray Bradbury
Title: The Halloween Tree
Year: 1972
Publisher: Harper Voyager
Format: Kindle, 145 pages
Type: novella
Genre: horror, fantasy

Blurb: On Halloween night, eight trick-or-treaters gather at the haunted house by the edge of town, ready for adventure. But when Something whisks their friend Pip away, only one man – the sinister Carapace Clavicle Moundshroud – can help the boys find him.

Continue reading