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Nathan Shumate

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Nathan Shumate is a Utah author, small-press publisher, assemblage artist and dilettante (although he prefers the term “Renaissance Man”). He has written (and gotten paid for) comic books, screenplays, and various forms of fiction and non-fiction. His short stories have appeared in the magazine Amazing Stories, the anthology Monsters & Mormons, and other venues. He is the publisher and instigator of the Lovecraftian pulp space opera Space Eldritch anthologies, and cartoons at CheapCaffeine.net. His most recent book is The Last Christmas Gift: A Heartwarming Holiday Story of the Living Dead, released Summer 2015. He also unleashed LousyBookCovers.com onto the world, and consults with self-publishing authors at CoverCritics.com about effe ...more

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A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr.
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Absolutely superb novel about an order of Catholic* monks preserving scraps of scientific and technical knowledge in the dark days after nuclear armageddon. Why did it take me so long to read it? Because almost every quick description of it that I've ...more
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Lost Secrets of the Sacred Ark by Laurence Gardner
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Good lord, the scholarship was poor on this one. When the author makes a case that a "field" in Egyptian mythology is actually a reference to electromagnetism because THE WORDS ARE THE SAME IN ENGLISH...
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The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, Vol. 16 by Hugh Nibley
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Future Lovecraft by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
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A better-than-average Lovecraftian anthology; the median story is pretty darned good, and there are a couple of stunners here. (As usual, there are also a couple of stinkers -- and predictably, they're the ones that left the social-commentary-lecture ...more
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Say It With Bullets by Richard Powell
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Fun little crime novel. The protagonist goes on a bus tour of the west that stops in every town where his old pilot buddies live, so he can find which of them shot him in the back and left him to die in China... but it turns out someone's stalking HI ...more
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The idea of exploring what ghost stories say about how the living make sense of both the past and the places involved is intriguing. It's too bad that apparently everything they say is through the lens of left-leaning sociology.
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