Monthly Archives: December 2017

Vintage Science Fiction Month: Read Dune Weekly Goals

Originally posted on All The Stars Were Red:
We recently announced the #ReadDune Group Read and now that we’re only a week away from starting we wanted to share the weekly target reading goals! This is a little tricky as…

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Review of Tales of the Thieftaker by D.B. Jackson

Tales of the Thieftaker is a collection of short fiction about Jackson’s Ethan Kaille, a conjurer and thieftaker in colonial Boston.  There are ten short stories and one novella—the never before told story of the Ruby Blade mutiny (full TOC … Continue reading

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Top Ten New Releases of 2017

2017 isn’t over!  (I checked.)  There are still 13 reading days left before the New Year.  And I only need to read [checks notes] 14 more books before the end of the year to hit 100.  Okay, so maybe that … Continue reading

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Spoiler Review of The Last Jedi (and Spoiler Comment Thread)

I posted a non-spoiler review yesterday, so you can get my initial, overall thoughts there.  But as I said in that review, to really talk about both what I liked and didn’t like in The Last Jedi, I’m going to … Continue reading

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Non-Spoiler Review of The Last Jedi

This is going to be a pretty short review.  I have plenty to say about The Last Jedi, but much of it would require me to spoil various plot elements (and the ending).  I don’t want to do that.  At … Continue reading

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The Force Awakens Is More Rewatchable Than A New Hope

That’s right, I said it: The Force Awakens is more rewatchable than A New Hope. Hold on before you burn me at the stake for heresy!  Note what I didn’t say.  I didn’t say that The Force Awakens is better … Continue reading

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The Hidden Face has a Great Premise for an Epic Fantasy

A face without a face.  An unmasking that leaves the mask. The Hidden Face has a great premise.  Every several hundred years the “Face” of Akhen is unveiled.  The likeness of the Face and the Face’s powers are either intentionally … Continue reading

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My Pet Tag: Strider

I saw Sarah’s post for her bunny over at Dragons and Zombies and couldn’t resist.  And I haven’t been featuring the world’s Saddest Puppy nearly enough these days.   1. What is your pets name? Strider, obviously.  You can guess the … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday: Michael Reyes’ Clock’s Watch Out Now in Paperback and Hardback

Originally posted on Cirsova:
? Awhile back, I’d mentioned that I’d helped Michael Reyes, one of Cirsova’s contributors, put together an anthology of his Clock stories. I did interior formatting and cover layout (though not the front design/layout). It’s now…

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Siege Line Is Satisfying as a Conclusion to Its Trilogy, If Not as Part of a Larger Universe

Siege Line is book 3 in Cole’s Shadow Ops: Reawakening prequel trilogy and his sixth book in the Shadow Ops universe.  I’ve been lucky enough to get my hands on an advance copy of each, and it has been interesting … Continue reading

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