Thursday, November 1, 2012

Throwback Thursday (89)

I found this picture of Trinity College Library, and thought it would work for this meme with a little play with lighting and adding the words.

Let's talk about those books already on the shelves, yours or the stores.

I have a post for books I'm looking forward to coming out;
Looking Forward To...
But what about all those wonderful books that are ALREADY on the shelves.

Whether it be on your shelf waiting to be read or on the shelves in the stores waiting for you to give it a good home.

So, I thought I would share a book a week that is just waiting for me to travel through it's world.

Now... where do I start? Lets go by Published Date on the books...

This Week:

Aaah, yes.  I do love my anthologies.  I so needed this one and a great friend blogger sent it to me.  You know how you are.  And I'm sorry I've not read it yet.  But I'm SO THRILLED to have it here in my collection.  Goodness I need to get to it along with several other books.

Goodreads Synopsis:
WELCOME TO THE SECOND "GOLDEN AGE" OF SUPERHEROES AND HEROINES Superheroes have come a long way since the "Man of Steel" was introduced in 1938. This brilliant new collection features original stories and novellas from some of today's most exciting voices in comics, science fiction, and fantasy. Each marvelously inventive tale shows us just how far our classic crusaders have evolved--and how the greatest of heroes are, much like ourselves, all too human.

In "Call Her Savage," MARJORIE M. LIU enters the dark heart of a fierce mythic heroine who is forced, by war, to live up to her own terrible legend.

In "A to Z in the Ultimate Big Company Superhero Universe (Villains Too)," BILL WILLINGHAM presents a fully-realized vision of a universe where epic feats and tragic flaws have transformed the human race.

In "Vacuum Lad," STEPHEN BAXTER unveils the secret origins of the first true child of the space age--and disproves the theory that "nothing exists in a vacuum."

In "Head Cases," PETER DAVID and KATHLEEN DAVID blast through the blogosphere to expose the secret longings of a Lonely Superhero Wife.

In "The Non-Event," MIKE CAREY removes the gag order on a super-thief named Lockjaw . . . and pries out a confession of life-altering events.

Also includes stories by Mike Baron - Mark Chadbourn - Paul Cornell - Daryl Gregory - Joseph Mallozzi - James Maxey - Ian McDonald - Chris Roberson - Gail Simone - Matthew Sturges . . . and an introduction by Lou Anders, "one of the brightest and best of the new generation of science fiction editors" (Jonathan Strahan, "The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year").

I've heard back from a few bloggers that they would like to join in this meme post, so I'm adding a Linky for you to join in.  Grab the picture above, and join in.  All I ask, is if you can acknowledge my blog in the post so others know where to come back to and join as well.  Thank you.


  1. Is that the one I sent to you? You haven't read it? For shame! ;)

    J/K I know how huge our tbrs get. :D Hope you do get to it and enjoy!!

    1. *hangs head low* Yes Melissa (B&T) it is...I'm sorry. I reaaaaally need to get to it. Shame on me.

      Thank you! And I think I will enjoy it. :)

  2. I have not heard about this one before..I think. But sounds good

    1. Oh BLodeuedd! Then, I'm glad to share a new book with you. :) THank you!

  3. Nice! I'm a huge anthology fan too, but hadn't heard of this one. Have added it to my wishlist! Hope you're able to read it soon!

    1. Alexia, I always think of you when I look at new anthos. You are my antho buddy. :) Thank you, and glad to share a new book to you. :)

  4. First time hearing of this one but sounds promising. Here's hoping you get to it sooner rather than know so I can find out more. ^_^

    1. Wonderful GMR! Glad to share a new book with everyone. I'll have to see about getting it moved up on the list then. :) Thank you!


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