Tag Archives: Eco-Fiction

Throwback SF Thursday: Hiero’s Journey by Sterling Lanier

The 70s are my favorite era of cinema.  There was a lot of great visual storytelling (Star Wars, Vanishing Point).  It was the decade of the car chase movie (Gone in 60 Seconds, Smokey and the Bandit, Mad Max, Vanishing … Continue reading

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Review of Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff

Stormdancer benefits, first and foremost, from having pretty much the greatest concept ever—feudal Japan-inspired, eco-dystopian steampunk.  What’s not to love?  And it is that the development of that concept, and the attendant world-building, that carry the book. The curiously-like-Japan-but-created islands … Continue reading

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