Category Archives: 3. Horror

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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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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Three Messages and a Warning by Eduardo Jiménez Mayo and Chris N. Brow

Travel Reads: “Three Messages and a Warning” by Eduardo Jiménez Mayo and Chris N. Brown

What makes Mexican tales of the fantastic Mexican? What differentiates them from American, British or even Russian speculative fiction? If you let the ambiance of the stories in Three Messages and a Warning wash over you, you’ll have a pretty good chance of finding out. Specs Title: Three Messages and a Warning: Contemporary Mexican Short […]

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Those Across the River by Christopher Buehlman

Travel Reads: “Those Across the River” by Christopher Buehlman

Those Across the River is a well-written literary horror novel in the Southern Gothic tradition. But, if you’re looking for something to keep you up at night, this probably isn’t it. However, that shouldn’t stop you from reading it. Stats Title: Those Across the River Author: Christopher Buehlman Hardcover: 368 pages Publisher: Ace Books ISBN-10: […]

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Book review of The Mythology of Supernatural by Nathan Robert Brown

Travel Reads: “The Mythology of Supernatural” by Nathan Robert Brown

Nathan Robert Brown’s book, The Mythology of Supernatural: The Signs and Symbols Behind the Popular TV Show explores the religious and folkloric roots that most likely inspired the creatures and villains of the hit CW television show. Stats Title: The Mythology of Supernatural: The Signs and Symbols Behind the Popular TV Show Author: Nathan Robert […]

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