If This Goes On (Don’t Panic) is a new podcast about hope and hopepunk SFF.Read More If This Goes On, Don’t Panic!
The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2017 by John Joseph Adams My rating: 5 of 5 stars I picked this up for “market research,” really. What sorts of stories are considered to be “the best” for audiences over the past couple of years? This is a really excellent collection from some of the best […]Read More Book Review: The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2017, edited by Charles Yu
The Princess Bride by William Goldman My rating: 5 of 5 stars Unlike just about everybody else in the world, it seems, I stumbled on this great book by accident, well before the movie came out. I’d like to share the story because it’s one of those wonderful stories of discovery that only true bibliophiles […]Read More Book Review: The Princess Bride by William Goldman
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Steam punk is a branch of writing and art (especially jewelry and sculpture, romantic novels and visual poetry) that recombines materials from the age of steam and iron, and sets them in the contemporary world of petroleum and electrons. Here’s what http://www.steampunk.com has to say about all that: Take place…
The First Men in the Moon by H.G. Wells My rating: 5 of 5 stars Read for the Science Fiction Masterworks Book Club and the SF Masterworks Reading List. This classic science fiction novel by H.G. Wells has not seemed to have aged well. Of course we have been to the moon, and found no […]Read More Book Review: The First Men in the Moon by H.G. Wells
Gunsmoke & Dragonfire: A Fantasy Western Anthology is now available for pre-order on Kindle! For January Only we are offering a special pre-order price of only 99 cents! The price will continue to go up in increments until it reaches full price upon release. From the drought-plagued plains of Mars, to a post-apocalyptic Canada, to […]Read More Gunsmoke & Dragonfire: Pre-Order Available!
Here’s the archive of my appearance on the Pagan-Musings Podcast. It’s very off-the-cuff! This is probably is the closest to how I am IRL that I’ve heard on a podcast because I was so relaxed. Enjoy! Author Diane Morrison, aka Sable Aradia, returns to the show to talk fiction and nonfiction. She’s been hard at […]Read More I Was on the Pagan-Musings Podcast
Non-Stop by Brian W. Aldiss My rating: 4 of 5 stars Read for the SF Masterworks Reading Challenge and the Science Fiction Masterworks Book Club. This was an extremely interesting book. A generation ship suffers a major plague, and the resulting society changes, to the point where the descendants of the original crew lack the […]Read More Book Review: Non-Stop by Brian W. Aldiss
“Repent, Harlequin!” Said the Ticktockman by Harlan Ellison My rating: 5 of 5 stars Read for the 12 in 12 Challenge. This story won the 1965 Hugo and Nebula Awards for Best Short Story. In a dystopian future, the forces of order have managed to gain control over everything, including our time. Lateness is punished […]Read More Story Review: “Repent, Harlequin!” Said the Ticktockman by Harlan Ellison
The Big Front Yard by Clifford D. Simak My rating: 4 of 5 stars Read for the 12 in 12 Challenge and the Big Fun in a Little Package Novella Challenge. This story won the 1959 Hugo Award for Best Novelette. This story is a fun speculation about what happens when ordinary folks in a […]Read More Book Review: The Big Front Yard by Clifford D. Simak