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The Malleus Maleficarum

The Malleus Maleficarum


Using the original 1928 translation, the infamous Malleus Maleficarum is here for a study into medieval church history and superstitions. The way this text portrays and practices the punishment of occult figures is brutal and unwelcome in modern society but sadly this text has formed what many people's view of witches and warlocks are. Of course most of this isn't true and has no real bearing on...   [click here for more]
Anthony Uyl  $0.99

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For Exposure: The Life and Times of a Small Press Publisher

For Exposure: The Life and Times of a Small Press Publisher


What does it take to become a Hugo and Stoker Award-nominated editor and publisher? Follow Jason Sizemore’s unconventional professional path as it winds through a tiny, overheated Baptist church deep within the coal fields of Appalachia, Kentucky, past a busted printer and a self-serving boss that triggered an early mid-life crisis and the epiphany that he should open a magazine spreading the...   [click here for more]
Apex Book Company  $2.99

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GhostBusting 101

GhostBusting 101


A beginner's guide to the paranormal, through the eyes of a professional paranormal investigator. If you’ve ever wanted to head out on your very own ghost hunt, but don’t quite know how to get started, this guide will get you on your way. Learn the basic information for a successful ghost investigation, plus a handy reference of vocabulary and investigative forms to use to keep you organized....   [click here for more]
Deslisle Publications  $3.99

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Metal Missives

Metal Missives


A Tome of Lyrics, Poems and Anecdotes from the Hard Rockin’ Days of Heavy Metal A memoir based on lyrics, poems and anecdotes from the glory days of heavy metal, when long hair, headbangers and metalheads ruled the earth! Now revised and updated with NEW songs, NEW poems and rockin' NEW anecdotes! ...   [click here for more]
Epic Age Media  $15.00 $10.00

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KOBOLD Guide to Magic

KOBOLD Guide to Magic


Kobolds Work a Little Magic The popular and wildly useful Kobold Guide series tackles the biggest subject in fantasy: Magic! What makes a fantasy fantastic? Magic, of course! Whether it’s unearthly beasts, scheming sorcerers, legendary swords or locales that defy logic and physics, a compelling fantasy story needs magical elements. The tricky part is that in order for the story to...   [click here for more]
Kobold Press  $14.99

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Comics as a Nexus of Cultures: Essays on the Interplay of Media, Disciplines and International Perspectives

Comics as a Nexus of Cultures: Essays on the Interplay of Media, Disciplines and International Perspectives


These essays from various critical disciplines examine how comic books and graphic narratives move between various media, while merging youth and adult cultures and popular and high art. The articles feature international perspectives on comics and graphic novels published in the U.S., Canada, Great Britain, Portugal, Germany, Turkey, India, and Japan. Topics range from film adaptation, to journalism...   [click here for more]
McFarland  $19.99

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Cult Telefantasy Series: A Critical Analysis

Cult Telefantasy Series: A Critical Analysis


A Critical Analysis of The Prisoner, Twin Peaks, The X-Files, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Lost, Heroes, Doctor Who and Star Trek From The Prisoner in the 1960s to the more recent Heroes and Lost, a group of television series with strong elements of fantasy have achieved cult status. Focusing on eight such series, this work analyzes their respective innovations and influences. Assessing the...   [click here for more]
McFarland  $17.99 $13.49

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Game On, Hollywood!: Essays on the Intersection of Video Games and Cinema

Game On, Hollywood!: Essays on the Intersection of Video Games and Cinema


The 14 essays in Game on, Hollywood! take on several points of game and film intersection. They look at storylines, aesthetics, mechanics, and production. The book is about adaptation (video game to film, film to video game), but it is even more about narrative. The essays draw attention to the ways and possibilities of telling a story. They consider differences and similarities...   [click here for more]
McFarland  $15.99

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Icelanders in the Viking Age: The People of the Sagas

Icelanders in the Viking Age: The People of the Sagas


The Sagas of Icelanders are enduring stories from Viking-Age Iceland filled with love and romance, battles and feuds, tragedy and comedy. Yet these tales are little read today, even by lovers of literature. The culture and history of the people depicted in the Sagas are often unfamiliar to the modern reader, though the audience for whom the tales were intended would have had an intimate understanding...   [click here for more]
McFarland  $12.99

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Pirates in History and Popular Culture

Pirates in History and Popular Culture


This collection of new essays covers the myriad portrayals of the figure of the pirate in historical records, literary narratives, films, television series, opera, anime and games. Contributors explore the nuances of both real and fictional pirates, giving attention to renowned works such as Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island, J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan, the Pirates...   [click here for more]
McFarland  $19.99

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Walter B. Gibson and The Shadow

Walter B. Gibson and The Shadow


"Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? . . . The Shadow knows!" And who knew The Shadow better than his creator, Walter B. Gibson. Relatively few people have heard of Gibson, but many more are familiar with The Shadow having heard the program on the Blue Coal Radio Program in the 1930s and read the Street & Smith Shadow novels. Walter B. Gibson's life and career come out from...   [click here for more]
McFarland  $19.99

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Worldbuilding For Writers, Gamers and Other Creators Volume One: Star, Planet, Moon

Worldbuilding For Writers, Gamers and Other Creators Volume One: Star, Planet, Moon


This concise first volume of Worldbuilding For Writers, Gamers and Other Creators provides straightforward guidance on how to model the astronomical elements of an Earth-like planet for your storyworld setting. Author and storyworld creator Matthew Wayne Selznick ("Brave Men Run -- A Novel of the Sovereign Era") explains the science and helps you through the (basic) math required...   [click here for more]
MWS Media  $2.99 $2.24

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Troy - Last War of the Heroic Age

Troy - Last War of the Heroic Age


When Paris, prince of Troy, ran off with Helen, wife of the king of Sparta, it launched the greatest war of the mythic age of Greece. Heroes and gods assembled on both sides, as the combined armies of Greece launched a siege that would last for ten years. During that time, famous heroes, such as Achilles, Ajax, and Hector, would find glory on the battlefield, before being cut down. Others, such as...   [click here for more]
Osprey Publishing  $17.95 $9.95

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Normal Tarot

Normal Tarot


The Normal Tarot, in all its glory. For help reading this deck, consider buying the companion book, How to Normal Tarot. This is the second printing of the deck, and unlike the original printing does not come with silvered edges or a deck box. The simple reason being that this printer doesn't make deck boxes large enough for this behemoth of a tarot deck. - The full 99 card...   [click here for more]
Seven Thirteen Books  $45.00

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A Cure for the Common Word

A Cure for the Common Word


Your brain holds an impressive vocabulary of more than 20,000 words, but chances are you only use a small fraction of them. That fraction is usually filled with worn-out oldies that have lost their impact, such as interesting, good, and nice. Inside, you’ll find more than fifteen alternatives for each of the one hundred most commonly overused words in the English...   [click here for more]
Untreed Reads Publishing  $4.99

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Beyond Horatio's Philosophy: The Fantasy of Peter S. Beagle

Beyond Horatio's Philosophy: The Fantasy of Peter S. Beagle


In Beyond Horatio's Philosophy: The Fantasy of Peter S. Beagle, David Stevens examines the fantasy of American writer Peter S. Beagle. He finds a consistent view of the world and an almost overpowering sense of humor, leading him to conclude that Beagle believes that love is the best thing we have and the only reason for living. His work will be read and enjoyed for generations to come, and Stevens...   [click here for more]
Wildside Press  $3.99

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Clark Ashton Smith: A Critical Guide to the Man and His Work, Second Edition

Clark Ashton Smith: A Critical Guide to the Man and His Work, Second Edition


Clark Ashton Smith (1893-1961) was a major writer of fantasy and science fiction during the first half of the twentieth century. Together with H. P. Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard, Smith was one of the "Three Musketeers" of legendary Weird Tales magazine, and contributed some of the most distinctive (and controversial) fantastic fiction to ever appear in Hugo Gernsback's Wonder Stories. His...   [click here for more]
Wildside Press  $4.99 $3.74

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Discovering H.P. Lovecraft

Discovering H.P. Lovecraft


A definitive look at the life and work of horror writer H.P. Lovecraft, by a leading scholar of the fantasy and horror field. INTRODUCTION, by Darrell Schweitzer NOTES ON AN ENTITY, by Robert Bloch A LITERARY COPERNICUS, by Fritz Leiber, Jr. THE FOUR FACES OF THE OUTSIDER, by Dirk W. Mosig THE FIRST LEWIS THEOBALD, by R. Boerem STORY-WRITING: A Letter from H. P. Lovecraft CHARACTER GULLIBILITY...   [click here for more]
Wildside Press  $4.99 $3.74

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In Leviathan's Belly: Essays for a Counter-Revolutionary Time

In Leviathan's Belly: Essays for a Counter-Revolutionary Time


The waters are rising--everywhere--and most of England is inundated by the surge, leaving isolated pockets of mankind to fight for survival--and for civilization! ...   [click here for more]
Wildside Press  $2.99

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Slaves of the Death Spiders and Other Essays on Fantastic Literature

Slaves of the Death Spiders and Other Essays on Fantastic Literature


Acclaimed author and scholar Brian Stableford turns his penetrating mind to matters of science fiction, fantasy, and horror in this collection of essays. He covers such diverse topics as: SLAVES OF THE DEATH SPIDERS: Colin Wilson and Existentialist Science Fiction IS THERE NO BALM IN GILEAD?: The Woeful Prophecies of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale A FEW MORE CROCODILE TEARS?: Gwyneth...   [click here for more]
Wildside Press  $3.99

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Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction

Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction


"Although the problems of writing fantasy and science fiction include all those pertaining to the writing of any kind of fiction, particular problems arise in stories in which unprecedented things can and do happen, as well as stories that often involve unhuman characters of various sorts, and that might require the elaborate design of entire imaginary worlds. This book provides an elementary introduction...   [click here for more]
Wildside Press  $4.99

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