Travel Reads

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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Carma holding a copy of Presidential Risk

Travel Reads: “Presidential Risk” by Michael Bronte

As dead presidents on the other side play a board game of world conquest (like Risk), their moves are played out in the real world, and one person is destined to save the world. Specs Title: Presidential Risk Author: Michael Bronte Paperback: 400 pages Publisher: Self-Published Language: English ISBN-10: 1512081655 ISBN-13: 978-1512081657 Available on Amazon […]

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Science Fiction and What is that? by Offshoot

Travel Reads: “Science Fiction and What is that?” by Offshoot

Part educational book, part activity book, Science Fiction and What is that? shares information about six well-known science fiction authors. Specs Title: Science Fiction and What is that? Editor: Offshoot Paperback: 104 pages Publisher: Offshoot Series: Glitterati Literati ISBN-10: 9386362309 ISBN-13: 978-9386362308 Available on Amazon in paperback format. Summary of Science Fiction and What is […]

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The Frenzy War by Gregory Lamberson

Travel Reads: “The Frenzy War” by Gregory Lamberson

If The DaVinci Code had werewolves, The Frenzy War would be the book. It reads like it is part film noir detective story and part modern werewolf thriller. Although it is the second book in the Frenzy Cycle Series by Gregory Lamberson, I was able to enjoy it on its own. Specs Title: The Frenzy […]

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Debris by Jo Anderton

Travel Reads: “Debris” by Jo Anderton

Enter a world that is both familiar and new, enter the world of Debris by Joe Anderton. Meet true friends and fair-weather friends (never knowing which is which), experience betrayal of trust and discover unexpected supporters, as Tanyana learns how to navigate her world once her status, and the privileges that come with it, are […]

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The Damned Busters by Matthew Hughes

Travel Reads: “The Damned Busters” by Matthew Hughes

Looking for a fun romp through demonic politics, strange bedfellows and learn how a stubborn actuary threw Hell into a tailspin? Then check out Matthew Hughes’ The Damned Busters! Stats Title: The Damned Busters: To Hell and Back, Book 1 (Hell to Pay) Author: Matthew Hughes Mass Market Paperback: 416 pages Publisher: Angry Robot ISBN-10: […]

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Carma Spence holding an advance reading copy of Cate Tiernan's Immortal Beloved

Travel Reads: “Immortal Beloved” by Cate Tiernan

From the opening lines of Immortal Beloved — “Last night, my whole world came tumbling down. Now I’m running scared.” — you are drawn into a fantastical world of dark and light immortals. The protagonist, Nastasya, although immortal and hundreds of years old, still sees the world through a youth’s eyes. This the beginning of […]

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