Monthly Archives: March 2016

Thinking About the 2016 Hugo Awards – Sundry

I had wanted to get more posts up on Hugo-worthy works than I did, but time, as always, proved fleeting.  I previously posted on the Best Novel, Best Graphic Story, Best Fan Writer, and Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form categories.  … Continue reading

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Review of Gemini Cell by Myke Cole

Our long national nightmare is over.  Myke Cole’s next book—Javelin Rain—is out today.  A review is forthcoming.  In the meantime, here is a review of the first book in the series, Gemini Cell. Gemini Cell is the fourth book from … Continue reading

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Review of Shadow Ops: Breach Zone by Myke Cole

Our long national nightmare is over.  Myke Cole’s next book—Javelin Rain—is out March 29.  In the meantime, my review of his third book is below. Breach Zone is the third and final book in Cole’s Shadow Ops trilogy (is it … Continue reading

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Review of Shadow Ops: Fortress Frontier by Myke Cole

Our long national nightmare is over.  Myke Cole’s next book—Javelin Rain—is out March 29.  In the meantime, my review of his second book is below. Fortress Frontier is the sequel to Control Point and book 2 of the Shadow Ops … Continue reading

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Review of Shadow Ops: Control Point by Myke Cole

Our long national nightmare is over.  Myke Cole’s next book—Javelin Rain—is out March 29.  In the meantime, my review of his first book is below. Control Point is the first book in the Shadow Ops trilogy and Myke Cole’s first … Continue reading

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Review of The Cold Between by Elizabeth Bonesteel

Elizabeth Bonesteel shows considerable promise in her debut.  The Cold Between is an exhilarating mélange of Space Opera, Military SF, Mystery, and Romance. The Cold Between has a killer setup.

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Sad Puppies 4 – The List

The fourth Sad Puppies iteration has its full list of recommendations up (full list here), a little late in the game, IMO.  It’s a very diverse group of nominees, but of course you could have said that about the Sad … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday – Ten Books On My Spring TBR

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the Broke and the Bookish.  Today’s post is on my spring TBR pile.  It’s already been a good spring for ARCs, and I’m trying to finish up my last Hugo Awards reading as well. … Continue reading

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Thinking About the 2016 Hugo Awards – Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form

I posted last week about the speculative fiction movies coming out in 2016 that I’m excited about.  Today I’m talking about the movies eligible for a Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form.  Technically, full seasons of TV shows … Continue reading

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Speculative Fiction Movies I’m Excited About for 2016

Basically Hollywood is banking entirely on my childhood, with nostalgia trips like Batman v. Superman, X-Men Apocalypse, TMNT, Warcraft, Independence Day: Resurgence, Ghostbusters, Gambit, and Rogue One.  I would really prefer fantasy (hence the presence of The Huntsman: Winter’s War … Continue reading

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