Customer Reviews for

Dark Moon Digest - Issue Number 1

Average Rating 5
( 3 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(3)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 3 review with 5 star rating   See All Ratings
Page 1 of 1
  • Posted May 13, 2012

    I have to agree with Caren Hanten - the ink on Dark Moon Digest

    I have to agree with Caren Hanten - the ink on Dark Moon Digest doesn't wear off on the fingers as it does with CD and there is 98% LESS advertising. The stories are fantastic - I started out buying the first 6 volumes, was rather put out when I found out that they don't yet offer subscriptions, just ordered Volume #7 and plan on buying them every time they come out. If you enjoy good short horror fiction, this is the place to find it!!

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Posted April 19, 2011

    more from this reviewer

    Mystery, Tension, and Fright... Sleep with a Nightlight!

    The Dark Moon Digest: The Horror Fiction Quarterly released its first issue in October, ushering horror enthusiasts into a new era of quarterly horror stories, compiled for their fright and enjoyment. The first issue featured seven short stories, one classic horror story, a book review of Black Wings, horror poetry, and three columns: From the Dark "Demonic Children" by Jeremiah Dutch, Chattering Bones "A Brief History of Zombies" by Manny Frishberg, and Under the Basement Stairs "Shadow Soul" by Michael O'Neal.

    The Horror Fiction Quarterly warns readers, "If you don't own a nightlight, maybe now's the time to invest in one," presenting original, horrifying, and thrilling short stories, accompanied by original artwork. Erin K. Coughlin's "Slut," tells the tale of a girl who receives mysterious and eerie notes that quickly segue from those of a possible secret admirer to a ominous stalker, as they become creepier, demanding, and threatening, appearing on her pillow and everywhere she turns. As his demands escalate, ordering her to move "Somewhere cozy, wholesome... far away from all of the dirty influences I could pick up at school" to a "house with a locked basement and wrap-around porch," going on to demand that her father quit smoking, her mother give up her cat, and the whole family give up television, tensions and suspense mount, bringing readers breathlessly towards the denouement. Among the other suspenseful and horrifying tales are C.W. LaSart's "Jack and Jill," Christopher Leppek and Emanuel Isler's "Moon Medicine," Corey Kellgren's "Remaining Zheng," Nicholas Conley's "The Skunk Ape," Jay Wilburn's "The Interrogation of John Walker," and Kevin McClintock's "Darkest Before Dawn."

    Each story is filled with mystery, tension, and fright, satisfying readers' thirst for all things terrifying. The Horror Fiction Quarterly is an impressive collection of work by both new and established writers, bringing horror to its subscribers through a variety of artistic mediums, inspiring fear, nightmares, and, as readers were forewarned, the desire to sleep with a nightlight.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Posted March 7, 2011

    Not Your Average Quarterly!

    For fans of quality horror magazines such as Cemetery Dance, look no further than Dark Moon Digest! Not only are the stories great~wtitten by up and coming horror authors, but the format is fantastic! Gone is the flimsy magazine format~this Digest comes complete with a glossy cover and is more of a paperback book! Good job to Stan and his group of top notch editors!

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing all of 3 review with 5 star rating   See All Ratings
Page 1 of 1