Jem by Frederik Pohl My rating: 4 of 5 stars Read for the Science Fiction Masterworks Book Club. This book was absorbing, interesting, and kept me picking it up to see what would happen next. It was also joyless, cynical, and depressing in a way that makes A Song of Ice and Fire seem hopeful […]
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Happy Friday! Here’s the sixth book trailer for Gunsmoke & Dragonfire! It’s the last one you’ll see before the special February pre-order price at Amazon ends. On March 1, we go up to full price. So get it here now!
This time we’re focusing on sci-fi westerns: “Red Tide Rising” by Sara Codair, “Orcus Express, Derailed” by Russell Hemmell, and “Rollo’s Herd” by Claire Ryan!
Watch the full list of book trailers so far HERE.
Check out the playlist of all the Kickstarter videos, including book trailers and author interviews, HERE.
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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 […]
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By Andrew Liptak Here’s a perfect story for Halloween: Shambleau. Written by one of my favorite science fiction authors, C.L. Moore, you can now listen to the story as read by the author in a recently discovered recording. Shambleau was Moore’s first short story, written on her breaks while she worked at a bank. The editors […]
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Binti by Nnedi Okorafor My rating: 5 of 5 stars Read for the 12 in 12 Challenge, the Big Fun in a Little Package Novella Challenge, the Women of Genre Fiction Challenge, and the Space Opera Challenge. Winner of the 2016 Hugo and Nebula awards, nominee for the BSFA, BFA and Locus awards. I always […]
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By Lorenzo Tanos The thought of dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures having proper names, working jobs to feed their families, and enjoying the trappings of technology is one that’s fueled many a children’s cartoon or fantasy story through the years. But with the proof of an intelligent civilization bound to get destroyed forever after millions […]
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A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle My rating: 5 of 5 stars Read for the Women of Genre Fiction Challenge and the Space Opera Challenge. I last read this book when I was still a child. I was prompted to a re-read because of the release of the movie, so I could compare and […]
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