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Grimlock ♥ Ultra Magnus

I'm a well read grad student who's bluntly honest about all things, although I try to be most honest about myself.   

Currently reading

Anonymous Rex: A Detective Story by Eric Garcia (1999-07-27)
Eric Garcia
Raptor Red
Robert T. Bakker
Progress: 100/246pages
Raptor Threat (Dino Squad Book 1)
Tom Wright
Progress: 30%
All New Fathom Vol. 5
John Ercek, Erick Arciniega, Mark Roslan, Alex Konat, Beth Sotelo, David Wohl
Pocket Apocalypse
Seanan McGuire
Progress: 54%
Apex Magazine Issue 99
Allison Mills, Rebecca Roanhorse, Pamela Rentz, Mari Kurisato, Raymond Sturgis, Jason Sizemore, Daniel Heath Justice
Provenance
Ann Leckie
Progress: 148/432pages
Transformers Robots in Disguise: Where Crown City Comes to Life
Caroline Rowlands
Progress: 3/32pages
Avengers: Absolute Vision - Book Two (Avengers (1963-1996))
Brian Garvey, Jimmy Akin, Roger Stern, Steve Ditko, Carmine Infantino, Al Milgrom, Prentice Hall
Progress: 98/360pages
Deadpool Classic Vol. 20: Ultimate Deadpool
Kelly Doudna, Mark Bagley, Brian Michael Bendis

Halloween bingo

 

Just a note: all my choices are for now.  Also, I'm heading out so doing the simple ones that I know, then heading out.

 

1. Relics and Curiosities: concerning magical, supernatural or haunted objects, such as spellbooks, talismans or swords.

 

Dinosaur Lords 

 

2. Spellbound: books containing witches, warlocks, sorcerors and witchcraft.

 

Not sure.   

 

3. Terror in a small town: any mystery, supernatural, horror or suspense that takes place in a small town.

 

Not sure.

 

4. Romantic suspense: any romance which has a significant sub-plot that involves mystery, thriller or suspense.

 

Not sure.

 

5. Supernatural: mystery, suspense or horror books which include elements that defy current understanding of the natural world, including magic, witchcraft and/or crypto-zoological aspects. 

 

Not sure.

 

6. Deadlands: elements of the undead - zombies, wights, vampires and other revenants.

 

Not sure.

 

7. Modern Noir: mystery with noir elements, including authors like James Ellroy, Ian Rankin, anything that falls generally under the category of Nordic Noir, Tartan Noir, Granite Noir, etc.

 

Casual Rex

 

8. Country house mystery: a closed circle murder set during a gathering like a house party.

 

Not sure.

 

9. Cryptozoologist: any supernatural creature, from Ammit to Ziz;

 

Hot and Sweaty Rex

 

10. Creepy Carnivals: horror/mystery/supernatural/suspense set in or concerning a carnival, amusement park, or other party/festival.

 

Not sure.

 

11. Baker Street Irregulars: mystery that involves children/teens in crime solving.

 

Not sure.

 

12. Modern Masters of Horror: horror published in or after 2000.

 

Not sure.

 

13. Free Space - Noyota's Tyrannosaur, maybe.

 

14. Classic horror: horror fiction that was published prior to 1980;

 

Not sure.

 

15. Southern Gothic: mystery, supernatural, suspense or horror set in the Southern part of the United States.

 

Not sure.

 

16. Shifters: werewolves, skin-walkers and all other therianthropes.

 

Not sure.

 

17. A Grimm Tale: any fairy tale or retelling of fairy tales, folklore, legends, etc.

 

Not sure.

 

18. Fear the Drowning Deep: mystery, suspense, supernatural or horror books with sea-related elements: sea creatures, ships, shipwrecks, and/or sharks.

 

Meg.

 

19. Genre: Horror: anything that fits into the horror genre

 

Not sure.

 

20.  Doomsday: anything related to the end of the world, doomsday cults, or a post-apocalypse world. 

 

Not sure.

 

21. Slasher Stories: books that share the tropes of classic slasher movies: teen characters, indestructible killers and/or multiple victims.

 

Not sure.

 

22. 13: any book that relates to bad luck, superstitions, including (but not limited to) black cats, ravens or crows, or the unlucky number 13, either in the title, series, book cover or page count.

 

Not sure.

 

23. Cozy mystery: a subgenre of crime fiction in which sex and violence are downplayed or treated humorously, and the crime and detection take place in a small, socially intimate community.

 

Not sure.

 

24. Gothic: any book with significant: a genre or mode of literature and film that combines fiction and horror, death, and at times romance

 

Not sure.

 

25. New release: mystery, suspense, horror or supernatural that was published after 10/31/17.

 

Not sure.

 

Wild Card: Haven't chosen yet.

 

I'm up for recommendations, but am in the midst of my dinosaur research project.   Anything with dinosaurs in the books will likely make it, anything without it?   We'll see.