Tag Archives: Vintage SF

Vintage Science Fiction Month: Dune Reread Report

I read Dune for the first time one summer while I was in college way back when.  Bounced off of it hard.  So hard I never bothered to read the copy of Dune Messiah I picked up at the same … Continue reading

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Vintage Science Fiction Month: Lord of Thunder Lacks the Thematic Weight of The Beast Master

Lord of Thunder is the sequel to Andre Norton’s The Beast Master.  It is the much easier book of the two to find, but it is also the much weaker book.  Which isn’t to say that it is bad.  It … Continue reading

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Waiting on Wednesday: C.L. Moore

Waiting on Wednesday is a meme designed to highlight future releases that was formerly hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.  But with Jill away and no enforcement mechanism I am free to run wild and piss all over the … Continue reading

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Vintage Science Fiction Month: The Beast Master is Half-Western, Half-Planetary Romance

I had a heckuva time finding this book.  Like any kid from the tail end of Generation X, I had seen the Beastmaster movie countless times on cable as a kid.  And I picked up at some point that the … Continue reading

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Vintage Science Fiction Month: Read Dune Weekly Goals

Originally posted on RedStarReviews:
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 there are so many…

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Guest Blog: Conan was dumb, and 4 other common misconceptions by David Thomas

Originally posted on Mighty Thor JRS – Fantasy Book News & Reviews:
? ? ? As part of my guest blog series I am proud to present another guest blog spot. David Thomas the blogger behind Conan the Cimmerian Blog (The Rambling Conan Blog) has…

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Throwback SF Thursday: The Vintage Science Fiction Must Flow

Originally posted on the Little Red Reviewer:
I had to scrape ice off the car windshield yesterday morning.  All the Halloween candy has been eaten. It’s dark when I leave for work in the morning, and dark when I get…

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