Monthly Archives: September 2019

Review of Dark Forge by Miles Cameron

How is it that Miles Cameron keeps impressing me more with each book?  The Traitor Son Cycle is one of my favorite fantasy series of all time.  After Dark Forge, I already think Cameron may surpass it with his Masters … Continue reading

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SF: Desper Hollow by Elizabeth Massie

Originally posted on Hillbilly Highways:
Just a couple of weeks ago I was talking about how a crime story fit uneasily into a second-world fantasy shell.  A country noir shell, on the other hand, is an excellent fit for any…

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Vintage Science Fiction Month: Science Fiction’s Family Tree

It is almost the most magical time of the year: Vintage Science Fiction Month!  By “almost,” I mean more than three months away, because January is Vintage Science Fiction Month, but it is never too early to start plotting what … Continue reading

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Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Spooky Country Noir Reads

Originally posted on Hillbilly Highways:
I did not move this far north to deal with near 90 degree temps in September.  I love the fall, and that means crisp temps, college football, and . . . Halloween.  And, for me,…

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The Harp of Kings is a character-driven, Celtic fantasy

“A person can never hear too many tales.  Tales are like honey cakes.  Once you have tasted one, you want another, and another, and always more.” There is a rich vein of Celtic history and mythology that runs from The … Continue reading

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Wheel of Time TV Show Casts Lan

The first major casting announcement for the upcoming Wheel of Time TV show on Amazon Prime was Rosamund Pike as Moiraine.  Three weeks ago the Amazon powers-that-be gave us a huge announcement of five of the six main characters in … Continue reading

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August 2019 Month-in-Review

Another month and it was a big one!  August was my best month ever at Every Day Should Be Tuesday.  It was also my third best month ever at Hillbilly Highways (and it just missed it being the second best … Continue reading

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