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: […]

Gift Guide: Two Tolkien Coloring Books

Enter the world of J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic tales of fantasy. Illustrator Mauro Mazzara brings the creatures and scenes of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings to life in two coloring books suitable for all ages. Stats – A Bestiary of Tolkien: A Coloring Book Illustrators: Mauro Mazzara and Andrea Piparo Paperback: 96 pages […]

Gift Guide: Mister Sam Shearon’s Creepy Christmas

If your taste leans toward the macabre and you’d like to spend some relaxing time coloring, this adult coloring book might be right up your alley. Stats Title: Mister Sam Shearon’s Creepy Christmas (A Merry Macabre Coloring Book) Author/Illustrator: Mister Sam Shearon Paperback: 166 pages Publisher: Vesuvian Books (October 18, 2016) Language: English ISBN-10: 1944109226 […]

Review: Chronicles of the Ghostly Tribe

The 2015 Chinese adventure action film, Chronicles of the Ghostly Tribe, is being released in DVD and Blu-Ray this coming week. Based on the 2006 best-selling novel Ghost Blows Out the Light by Tianxia Bachang, it tells a supernatural story with touches of fantasy and science fiction. Summary Hu Bayi is working in a government […]

How To Date Zombies – A Valentine’s Day Special Post

If all the men in the world turned into zombies, how would a girl go about improving her love life? Heck, what would she do on Valentines Day!? Well, Hattie Cross, the protagonist of Lynn Messina’s new book within a book, The Girl’s Guide to Dating Zombies, has an answer: date zombies! Now, I don’t […]

Review: Film Festival in a Box – Zombies

Back in October or November, right about the time of ZomBcom, IndiFlix sent me a copy of their Zombie Film Festival in a Box. It is one of a line of interactive movie games they have that feature short independent films focused on some central theme … in this case zombies. It took me awhile […]

Travel Reads: The End of the World

This collection of apocalyptic tales, edited by Martin H. Greenberg, features 19 stories originally published between 1944 and 2007. Summary The End of the World: Stories of the Apocalypse gathers a wide variety of perspectives on how the world will end, from a bang to a whimper and everything in between. Authors of these tales […]

Travel Reads: Visions of Tomorrow

Can science fiction stories predict the future? With Visions of Tomorrow: Science Fiction Predictions That Came True, editors Thomas A. Easton and Judith K. Dial gathered tales by such science fiction luminaries as H.G. Wells, Charles Sheffield, Gregory Benford and Murray Leinster that all have one thing in common … they (in some way or […]

Travel Reads: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Zombies

This basic guide to all things zombie in fiction, film and other media, is part of the Complete Idiot’s Guide series of books. It is a thin, easy-to-read volume written by the same person who brought you The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Werewolves and The Complete Idiot’s Guide to the Paranormal – Nathan Robert Brown. […]

Travel Reads: The Thin Executioner

Inspired by Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Darren Shan‘s The Thin Executioner takes you on a journey that is part mythological quest and part coming of age story. Summary When young Jebel Rum feels humiliated by his father, the revered executioner of Wadi, he impulsively decides to go on a quest to the […]