Category Archives: Travel Reads

Carma holding a copy of The Art of Steampunk

Travel Reads: “The Art of Steampunk” by Art Donovan

Steampunk, a sub-genre of science fiction, has become more than just a literary movement and has evolved into an artistic movement, as well. Based on an art exhibit presented by Oxford University’s Museum of the History of Science, Art Donovan’s The Art of Steampunk: Extraordinary Devices and Ingenious Contraptions from the Leading Artists of the […]

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Carma holding a copy of Heroes & Villains by Andrew Boyle

Travel Reads: “Heroes & Villains” by Andrew Boyle

Photographer Andrew Boyle spent three years photographing and interviewing the cosplayers at New York City’s Comic-Con for this book. The result is a fun picture book showcasing some amazing costuming talent. Stats Title: Heroes & Villains: A Photographic Odyssey into the Fantastic World of Cosplay By Author: Andrew Boyle Hardcover: 264 pages Publisher: Smith Street […]

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Travel Reads: “Dead Reckoning” by Charlaine Harris

What predicament has Sookie Stackhouse found herself in now? The popular series of paranormal mysteries by Charlaine Harris, which has been adapted into the hit HBO series TrueBlood, continues with the eleventh novel, Dead Reckoning. Stats Title: Dead Reckoning Author: Charlaine Harris Paperback: 336 pages Publisher: Gollancz Language: English ISBN-10: 0575096543 ISBN-13: 978-0575096547 Dead Reckoning […]

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How UFOs Conquered the World

Travel Reads: “How UFOs Conquered the World” by David Clarke

Do you believe UFOs are extraterrestrial or supernatural in nature? Then this book just might rock your world. David Clarke shares his journey of researching the UFO phenomenon and his realization that the best explanation for it is psychological, rather than extraterrestrial or supernatural. Stats Title: How UFOs Conquered the World: The History of a […]

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Travel Reads: “The Man Who Collected Machen and Other Weird Tales” by Mark Samuels

Travel Reads: “The Man Who Collected Machen and Other Weird Tales” by Mark Samuels

If H.P. Lovecraft’s dark view of the universe appeals to you, then Mark Samuels’ collection of short stories in this anthology will be right up your alley. Stats Title: The Man Who Collected Machen and Other Weird Tales Author: Mark Samuels Paperback: 178 pages Publisher: Chomu Press Language: English ISBN-10: 1907681051 ISBN-13: 978-1907681059 Available on […]

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Carma Spence, The Genre Traveler, holding Classic Tales of Science Fiction & Fantasy

Gift Guide: Classic Tales of Science Fiction & Fantasy

If you haven’t read these classics yet, now’s your chance to do so in style. This leather-bound collection is perfect for your genre book collection. All the tales in this collection are on the “must read” list for any science fiction and fantasy literature fan. Stats Title: Classic Tales of Science Fiction & Fantasy Series: […]

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