Collection by Author Chad Schimke • Last updated 8 days ago


My favorite books and authors.

Author Chad Schimke

Vintage Book Cover Art Inspiration

I have been thinking about designing something based around some vintage cover art. I have seen it done before and when done well it really ...

The War Nymphs Of Venus

Also featuring Revolt On Io, Vampire Of The Void, and The Monster That Threatened The Universe. This entire issue can be downloaded here. via via

The Lady in the Lake

The Lady in the Lake, by Raymond Chandler Pocket Book 389, 1947 (4th printing) Cover art by Tom Dunn

Oscar Wilde on my blog

THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY BY OSCAR WILDE - The Picture of Dorian Gray , the novel, was first published serially in 1890 in Lippincott's M...


IMAGINARY WORLDS. FIRST PRINTING, 1973. and "stuff" and am very picky about what I buy. This is a gently handled and previously read softcover book in GREAT condition showing a minimal amount of shelfwear from handling to the edges and corners of the cover.

Destination Unknown by Agatha Christie. Fontana 1973. Cover artist Tom Adams

The Simple Art of Murder

Comic Book Cover

Illustrated 007 - Artwork, illustrations and design from the world of James Bond

The Big Slap in the Big Sleep

To continie the debate of Harlequin’s politically correct censoring and altering of reprints of their old books, and the above-board objection from readers, I wonder how Harlequins’ bri…

The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler

Cover by Tom Adams. Ballantine Books paperback (1971).

The War Of The Worlds Posters by Arik Roper!

"The War Of The Worlds" is an episode of the American radio drama anthology series "The Mercury Theatre on the Air". It was directed and narrated by the great Orson Welles as an adaptation of H. G. Wells's novel "The War of the Worlds" from 1898.The radio drama was broadcast live as a Halloween episode on Sunday, Octo

14 books you could read in the time it takes to watch the Super Bowl

If you just watch the game, a conservative estimate of the running time of the Super Bowl is at least three and a half hours. Add in the pre-game and post-game analysis and the entire event could top six hours. What could you be doing with that time? Reading a book is one option.


Frankenstein's monster

TWO CENTURIES OF FRANKENSTEIN’S MONSTER - Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, the novel, was anonymously published by Mary Shelley i...


Happy birthday, Mary Shelley 🎂 Author of Frankenstein, 1818 Painting by?