Book picks similar to
The Dreaming: Unkindness of One by Caitlín R. Kiernan
Mr. Fooster Traveling on a Whim
Tom Corwin - 2008
Fooster seems like your average fellow, albeit one who travels with an old bottle of bubble soap. One Tuesday morning, however, he takes us into a rich and vivid world unlike any we've seen before—a world where questioning your assumptions can set you free. Heading out the door with no particular place to go, Mr. Fooster is led by his boundless curiosity to reflect on questions like why is it you never see baby pigeons, and who figured out how to eat artichokes? Mr. Fooster shows us that pondering the little things in life can be a reward unto itself.The pairing of Tom Corwin's lyrical prose and Craig Frazier's enchanting illustrations create a world where believing is seeing. MR. FOOSTER TRAVELING ON A WHIM is the perfect gift book for anyone looking to escape the rigid confines of reality. Take a vacation you’ll never forget and explore a realm of wonders and possibilities with Mr. Fooster.
The Dreaming: Beyond the Shores of Night
Terry LaBan - 1997
This collection features Cain and Abel, Lucien the Librarian, Eve, Matthew the Raven, gargoyles Goldie and Gregory, and other faces familiar in The Sandman, as well as some fascinating new characters. Told with a blend of seductive charm and sly humor, this book offers a glimpse of the range and diversity of The Dreaming series.
God of War
Chris Roberson - 2019
Seeking to put the rage that defined most of his life behind him, Kratos inadvertently sparks a feud with a mysterious cult of berserkers after attempting to save a stranger being mauled by a monstrous bear. But for the former Ghost of Sparta, no good deed goes unpunished.This collection of pulse-pounding skirmishes includes God of War #0-#4.
Eliza Victoria - 2016
Only magic can delay his inevitable death, and so he meets with Ignacio, a friend who promises to hook him up with Diwata and magic-derived treatments, illegal though this may be.But during the course of the night, Conrad may just discover Lambana’s secrets – and a cure to save his life.
Scales & Scoundrels #1
Sebastian Girner - 2017
Ever in search of gold and glory, she sets off for a fabled dungeon, "the Dragon's Maw," an ancient labyrinth, at the bottom of which slumbers endless wealth…or certain doom! But what starts out as a road to riches becomes the first step on an epic journey to destiny, for Luvander holds a secret in her heart that will shatter the chains of fate and bring light to a world encroached upon by an ancient darkness. Writer SEBASTIAN GIRNER (SHIRTLESS BEAR-FIGHTER!) and artist GALAAD are proud to present SCALES & SCOUNDRELS, a colorful and exciting new monthly fantasy adventure from Image Comics, for scoundrels of all ages!
The Woman Who Lives In The Earth
Swain Wolfe - 1993
Threatened by a severe drought, the villagers come to believe that Sarah is an evil demon responsible for their problems. She discovers her own power and redemption in a secret world defined by memory and hope.
Dragon Age: Deception
Nunzio DeFilippis - 2019
Once an actress, she now lives by the con, and has come to Tevinter with a new target: Calix Qintara, the heir to a wealthy house. Once she approaches the young man, she quickly realizes that he is not exactly who he says he is--and she may be in too deep.This hardcover collects Dragon Age: Deception #1-#3.
A Gentle Noble's Vacation Recommendation, Volume 1
Misaki - 2019
Even so, laid-back Lizel isn't the type to panic. He immediately sets out to learn more about this strange place, and to help him do so, hires a seasoned adventurer named Gil as his tour guide and protector. Until he's able to find a way home, Lizel figures this is a perfect opportunity to explore a new way of life adventuring as part of a guild. After all, he's sure he'll go home eventually... might as well enjoy the otherworldly vacation for now!
Kristene Perron - 2012
Cold, brilliant and desperate to prove himself as a Cultural Theorist, Seg breaks away from the recon squad sent to protect him, to scout out prime vita sources. But to find his prize he must face his biggest fear: water. Fiery and headstrong, Ama receives an ultimatum from her people's tyrannical overlords: betray her own kind or give up the boat she calls home, forever. When a wealthy traveler hires her as a guide, Ama thinks her prayers are answered - until a violent murder reveals Seg's true identity. On the run, over land and water, hunted by a ruthless and relentless tracker, and caught in the schemes of a political powerhouse, Seg and Ama will have to strike an uneasy truce to survive. The fate of two worlds is in their hands.
The Amory Wars: Good Apollo I'm Burning Star IV Vol. 1
Claudio Sánchez - 2017
Ambellina believes she and The Crowing can save Heaven’s Fence rather than destroying it. But with Ryan and a new, even bigger threat looming—will they succeed? Coheed and Cambria frontman Claudio Sanchez (Translucid) and Chondra Echert team up with best-selling artist Rags Morales (Identity Crisis, Action Comics) for the long-awaited third installment of The New York Times bestselling series, The Amory Wars!
Heartless Chapters 1-4
Marissa Meyer - 2016
A talented baker, all she wants is to open a shop with her best friend and supply the Kingdom of Hearts with delectable pastries and confections. But according to her mother, such a goal is unthinkable for the young woman who could be the next queen.At a royal ball, when Cath is expected to receive the King's marriage proposal, she meets Jest, the handsome and mysterious court joker. For the first time, she feels the pull of true attraction. At the risk of offending the King and infuriating her parents, she and Jest enter into an intense, secret courtship.Cath is determined to define her own destiny and fall in love on her terms. But in a land thriving with magic, madness, and monsters, fate has other plans.
Eric Tozzi - 2012
It's heading for Earth at twelve thousand miles per hour...and it will land virtually undetected. For Jack McAllister, a young writer who has finally launched a career for himself, it begins tragically: his estranged father, a former NASA engineer, dies suddenly at his home in Merriweather, Indiana, leaving Jack's Alzheimer's-stricken mother a widow. But in the wake of personal heartbreak, he's confronted by an even more astonishing event--the covert landing of an alien machine in the forest just a few miles outside of town. Now Jack must unmask the true purpose of the otherworldly device that has begun a detailed environmental survey of the woods. Aided by the town's young and resilient female deputy sheriff, he soon discovers that the alien scout is only one small part of a much larger operation, and the countdown to a terrifying global catastrophe is about to take place. Drawing deeply from his father’s scientific influence, all while attempting to avoid the snares of a sexy, seductive and scheming local TV reporter, Jack uncovers—and ultimately finds himself an unwilling component of—an alien plan set to terminate life on Earth as we know it.
Mortis Vampire Series Omnibus 3: Books 7 - 9
J.C. Diem - 2014
Death Returns: With most of the Viltarans now dead, Natalie Pierce and her small band of friends must find a way to return home. It will be up to them to stop their remaining enemies from turning Earth into a ruined wasteland. Once more, Nat must come to the rescue of the very species that she has begun to loathe. Even worse, she will come face to face with the man who betrayed her and all but destroyed her kind. She might not have control of her own destiny but Nat would be the one to decide the fate of her betrayer. Death Conquers: Grieving for Luc, Natalie Pierce is forced by fate to once more come to the rescue of the human race. Her new aquatic adversaries are far more dangerous than anything she has ever encountered before and she needs all the assistance she can find to take them down. Nat must take steps she never thought were possible to combat the rising menace. Her conscience is torn between her personal morals and her role as Mortis. Her job is to safeguard the humans, but at what cost to herself? Death Reigns: Natalie and her friends have saved Earth and its inhabitants from vampire, clone and alien invasions, yet their task still isn't finished. She and her small army of vampires must eradicate yet another undead horde. Her dreams have given her hints and clues about their new enemies, but they are still largely a mystery. Nat has been advised by Fate itself that the new undead creatures are only part of the final task that she must face. The greatest threat to humanity still awaits. This time, she must conquer it alone. The ordeals that Natalie has suffered in the past have given her the power to overcome this new and final menace, if only she can figure out how to utilize her talents to their fullest.
The Vampire's Rules (Vampire Guardians Book 5)
Jody Offen - 2016
No unauthorized teleporting. 2. If a human can’t do it – a human shouldn’t see it. 3. Clothing check at the door. You have allure. It can get you killed. Know it. Learn it. Wear it. 4. No roller blading in the house. 5. We have excellent hearing. The music doesn’t have to be loud enough to rattle the windows. 6. We are not allowed to own a blood bitch. 7. Don’t discuss our strengths or abilities as a supernatural in front of humans. 8. Dare can and will stake our asses to the door and use us as a knocker if we break his rules, just ask Cole. 9. There really is a dungeon. Think about that if you are ever threatened with it. 10. No question is stupid, even if I tell you it is. Do as you’re told, follow my rules, toe-the-line and I won’t have to kill you. Signed: DARE