First Book Loot of the Year, 2017

New Arrivals at appear Midu Reads as the new year starts. I have 3 nonfiction books in the pile & am really excited about those! You can also see Assail by Ian C. Esselmont, a Joe Abercombie, Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson, and  Monster Island by David Wellington–all of which are going to be awesome. There’s…

Tolkien Toast, 2017

After reading Troy’s post, I coaxed The Bear into doing the Tolkien Toast with me! Here we are: Save

9 Reasons Why 2016 was a Good Year, Monster-Wise!

Game Changing Monsters Frankenstein; Or, the Modern Prometheus My Review Why I Loved it: This is the book that launched a thousand books! Written at such a young age, I find it amazing how Mary Shelley changed the world of sci-fi forever. This book featured more than one monster! The Bonehunters by Steven Erikson My…