Monthly Archives: December 2016

Throwback SF Thursday: Looking Back on 2016

I announced Throwback SF Thursday on July 14 of this year.  Just over half a year in, it has been a tremendous success and a great experience.  This will be my 22nd post, coming close to meeting my weekly posting … Continue reading

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Short Review Roundup – Old School Edition

I don’t pull out my old books for another reread as much as I used to, but I pulled out a couple of my favorite series from when I was a kid recently, spurred by rereads on   The … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday: 1984 by George Orwell, Part 2

Welcome back for the belated Part 2 of my discussion of 1984 by George Orwell.  You can find Part 1 here.  In Part 1 I focused on 1984’s surveillance state and its prescient critique of the Stalinist Soviet Union.  Today … Continue reading

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Review of Blood of Innocents by Mitchell Hogan

In my review of A Crucible of Souls, I compared it favorably with 90s fantasy.  It seems like we get less and less “straight-up” fantasy these days.  Which isn’t necessarily a bad thing; I’ve suffered a bit of traditional fantasy … Continue reading

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Non-Spoiler Review of Star Wars: Rogue One

To be perfectly honest, I wasn’t amped up about Rogue One.  Not even after how much I loved The Force Awakens.  I had a confidence in the production company’s ability to make a Star Wars film I lacked after the … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday: January is Vintage Science Fiction Month!

Andrea at The Little Red Reviewer and Jacob at Red Star Reviews are hosting Vintage Science Fiction Month in January.  Here is Andrea’s announcement post.  You can follow Vintage Science Fiction Month on Twitter here.  PC Bushi will be joining me in … Continue reading

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We’re Number 2! We’re Number 2!

Jeffro over at the Castalia House blog has singled out 15 bloggers as the best of 2016 and Every Day Should Be Tuesday came in at number 2!  (It’s entirely possible that this list is in no particularly order, but … Continue reading

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Review of Star Wars: Darth Vader vol. 4: End of Games by Kieron Gillen

Volume 4 completes the 25 comic run covering Darth Vader’s adventures between the first and second Star Wars movies (i.e., Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back).  It’s everything you would hope for from a Darth Vader story—it’s visually gorgeous, … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday – New-to-Me Favorite Authors of 2016

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.  I rarely participate.  (In theory, I should be posting release-day reviews on Tuesday. In theory.)  But I loved the Top Ten New-To-Me Favorite Authors of 2015 topic last year … Continue reading

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Review of The Plague of Swords by Miles Cameron

It was the false dawn; the time when old people die, when hopes fail, and when ambuscades lose their nerve, when men call out and wives comfort them. Cameron is telling one hell of a story.  The Plague of Swords … Continue reading

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