Archive for the ‘Books’ Category

Author Scott Palmer has published a few books about cinematic history and “The Films of Alistair MacLean” (Cypress Hills Press, 2016) deals with a pretty interesting subject. 17 of MacLeans books were turned into movies and some of these are still well known (“Where Eagles Dare”, “The Guns of Navarone” etc). This book deals with the storylines and you get plenty of pictures. I would have gone for more facts about the films as well but it is still a fine effort. Hardback, 180 pages.

Steve Canyon

Posted: August 4, 2017 in Books, Comics, Cool stuff, General

Got this in the mail today. Milton Caniff´s “Steve Canyon – The Complete Series: Volume One” (Hermes Press, 2011). Hardback, full colour, 260 pages.

Saving this for a rainy day (that is why you got to have a library).

Jim Marrs is gone

Posted: August 4, 2017 in Books, General

Sad to hear that author Jim Marrs has passed away. Few people could ever hope to match his genius as a researcher and many of his books are must reads. I have read much of his stuff and I always enjoyed listening to him giving interviews. So to honor him I have picked one for you to check out by the Dark Journalist (aired in December 2014) that you can listen to here. Good plug for the Dark Journalist too (great guy).

Maybe your journey will begin with that interview?

Well look at this, a Companion book for the film “Dunkirk”. “The Making of Dunkirk” (Insight Editions, 2017) by James Mottram, with exclusive foreword by director Christopher Nolan. 144 pages.

This one goes straight into the old collection.

These popped up today, two books based on the Wonder Woman hit movie. The one on the left is titled “Wonder Woman – The Junior Novel” (Harper, 2017) and this 140 page edition (in pretty large lettering) is aimed at kids to get them to read books. Pretty nice cover though and you also get eight pages of colour shots in the middle of this book. The second one is “The Official Movie Novelization” (Titan Books, 2017) by Nancy Holder. I blogged about this a few days ago.

I like them both. The time to collect is now.

Valerian Novelization

Posted: July 16, 2017 in Books, General, TV & Movies

I will take any excuse to be able to add a few shots of Cara Delevingne as Laureline in the “Valerian” movie to the blog, and I guess a mention of “Valerian – The Official Movie Novelization” (Titan Books, 2017) by author Christie Golden is a pretty good one. 285 pages.

I like these books as you know.

Blaze 17

Posted: July 13, 2017 in Books, General

The Blaze! series from Rough Edges Press lives on and book 17 is out now. This one is written by Michael Newton and the title is “Bad Medicine”.

Good fun (meaning lots of sex and action).