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Travel Reads: "An Encyclopedia of Tolkien" by David Day

Travel Reads: “An Encyclopedia of Tolkien” by David Day

An Encyclopedia of Tolkien: the History and Mythology of Middle-earth has been compiled as an easily accessible compendium for general readers” of J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic fantasy tales “who are interested in the mythological, literary, historical, and philological sources that inspired the author in his creation of Middle-earth and the Undying Lands.”

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Travel Reads: “Vault of Frankenstein” by Paul Ruditis

Celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s classic tale of science gone wrong, Vault of Frankenstein traces the history of how the monster became an icon of pop culture. A loving tribute to the novel and the many iterations of its creature, this book shares the history of this tale through time with text, imagery […]

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The Vision by C. L. Talmadge

Travel Reads: “The Vision” by C. L. Talmadge

In a future world–or another planet–Helen Andros, a young military physician is caught in theocratic machinations that almost cost her her life. A half-breed, illegitimate, presumed orphaned, she learns her father’s identity as one of the land’s powerful lords and remains a target for the religious cast. Specs Summary of The Vision When the book […]

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Travel Reads: “Yokai Wonderland” by Koichi Yumoto

Yōkai are a class of supernatural monsters, spirits, and demons in Japanese folklore. This book takes you into the world of Yokai in art, both two- and three-dimensional, and from vintage to contemporary worlds of art. Specs Summary of Yokai Wonderland If you’ve had the desire to travel to Japan to witness its fascinating supernatural […]

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