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MAN-MADE MONSTERS: A FIELD GUIDE TO GOLEMS, PATCHWORK SOLDIERS, HOMUNCULI, AND OTHER CREATED CREATURES BY DR BOB CURRAN: BOOK REVIEW

Dr Bob Curran Man-Made Monsters: A Field Guide to Golems, Patchwork Soldiers, Homunculi, and Other Created Creatures. Review Brought to you by OBS staff Member Karolina Excerpt: Life exists all around us, in forms that we can readily and easily identify. But what if there were, lurking in the shadows, … Continue reading

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BOOK HOT LINKS FOR JAN. 31ST: CHERIE PRIEST GIVEAWAY, IRISH FANTASY, VAMPIRE EARTH, MARGARET ATWOOD, AND MUCH MORE

Interview & Giveaway: Cherie Priest- Bloodshot via Del Ray “…Steampunk is not her only interest…so it’s not [surprising] that her new book, Bloodshot, takes her into new and fun urban fantasy areas.” Like vampires. Blend of Celtic Myth and Irish History Makes Stina Leicht’s Dark Fantasy Debut Simply Extraordinary via … Continue reading

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BOOK HOT LINKS FOR JAN. 6TH: PASSION COVER, URSULA K. LE GUIN INTERVIEW, NOVELS INSPIRED BY CTHULHA, AND MORE

“Passion” Cover Revealed via Barnes and Noble I prefer the cover for Fallen, but I love the dress. Are you excited for the third book? Audio interview of Ursula K. Le Guin via sfwa What did you think of the interview? Are you a fan of Ursula K. Le Guin? … Continue reading

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TV NEWS FOR AUGUST 3RD: WALKING DEAD, VAMPIRE DIARIES, AND BEAST LEGENDS

The Walking Dead: zombies shuffle centre stage by Owen Van Spall at The Guardian Vampires, you may have noticed, have been having something of a television moment – what with Being Human, True Blood and The Vampire Diaries it’s been a fangtastic couple of years for viewers who like their … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR JUNE 15TH: LEV GROSSMAN ON FANTASY, JUSTIN CRONIN ON VAMPIRES, TERRY PRATCHETT AND STEPHEN BAXTER, AND MORE

Through the Lands of Fantasy: A Conversation with Lev Grossman, Author of The Magicians By Christy Corp-Minaniji at Seattle Pi When not in the hallowed space at the front of the store, The Magicians leads a dual life from one bookstore to the next – sometimes residing with fantasy, sometimes … Continue reading

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WHERE ARE ALL THE WEREWOLVES?

Source: forteantimes For most of recorded history, the half-man, half-wolf lycanthrope reigned supreme as the creature travellers most feared encountering in the woods and along dark roads at night. Numerous legends concerned werewolves – the awful deeds they committed, how to protect against them, how to kill them – and … Continue reading

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