And a little bit of that.
Let’s start off with a local band — local in northwest England, that is. We have a new release from Bill Malkin and The Band Wagon, Those Glory Days.
Next we have a book by Stan Nicholls and Joe Flood that falls just short of being a . . . → Read More: Little Bit of This. . . .
Yes, it’s January 2nd here at GMR, and as I promised yesterday, we have more to keep you occupied on those long evenings.
First, Brian Lumley’s The Fly-By-Nights, a slightly different take on vampires.
And as long as we’re looking at vampires, we have Jeaniene Frost’s One Grave at a Time, in which the heroes . . . → Read More: 2012 — Day Two at GMR
Now that all the feasting and merrymaking is winding down, we’ve got some nice reading lined up for you for those cold winter night still ahead.
Let’s start with an old favorite of ours here at GMR, Steven Brust, and his latest tale of Vlad Taltos, Tiassa. It’s about — well, a tiassa. Or maybe . . . → Read More: And a Happy New Year to You, Too!
Ace and Roc has re-published two beloved fantasy classics in new trade paperback editions: THE ONCE AND FUTURE KING by T.H. White (Ace; $25.00) and THE LAST UNICORN by Peter S. Beagle (Roc; $16.00). Neither the books nor the authors need any introduction and you’ve probably read them many times. But that is the . . . → Read More: Collectors’ Editions of THE ONCE AND FUTURE KING & THE LAST UNICORN (Press Release)
Tanya Huff has long been one of my favorite writers of science fiction and fantasy. Although I’ve thoroughly enjoyed her science fiction (the Confederation series) and her earlier magical/heroic fantasies (the Quarters series and earlier works), I think she finally hit her stride in what I call “urban fantasy with attitude,” starting with The Keeper . . . → Read More: On Tanya Huff
First things first. I’m not making this spoiler-free so proceed at your own risk.
Now, given that American Gods is now a decade old, and assuming you’re familiar with it so you’re reading this review to see how the full cast adaptation of the definitive edition is, you’re fine. If you haven’t read it, . . . → Read More: Full cast recording of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods
Neil Gaiman’s Snow Glass Apples and Murder Mysteries: A Play For Voices is now available for all e-readers. It includes the original full color text as well as all the original illustrations released with the hand made limited edition.
In Heaven’s City of Angels before the fall, the first crime has been committed: an Angel . . . → Read More: Neil Gaiman’s Snow Glass Apples and Murder Mysteries: A Play For Voices: Digital Editions Now Available (Press Release)
Some years back I’d been mucking around the annotated literature collection we have here in the Estate Library and found that we had a copy of The Annotated Hobbit when I reviewed it. It certainly wasn’t the best way to read it as the entertaining annotations distracted from Tolkien’s story but I did learn much . . . → Read More: On The Matter of Hobbits
Mucking about in the Archives this afternoon resulted in a nice look at how a folk motif can change over time. Take the matter of a Gruagach…
We reviewed a double CD set of Robin Williamson’s Four Gruagach Tales. As our reviewer says, ‘Some may be asking ‘What, pray tell, is a gruagach?’ In many . . . → Read More: The Gruagagh
Three titles by masters of the genre! Now available as e-books, three titles by masters of the genre Neil Gaiman and Jack Ketchum: “Snow, Glass, Apples” and “Murder Mysteries” by Gaiman, and “Transformed Mouse” by Ketchum. Originally published as extremely limited collectible editions, these books are now available in a beautiful and affordable . . . → Read More: Biting Dog Press: new digital publications (Press Release)