Phoenix in the Ashes by Joan D. Vinge My rating: 3 of 5 stars I admit, I picked up this book because I heard there was a Cat / Alien Blood story in it that I had not read. Cat is one of my favourite characters, a love from my youth. I first encountered Cat […]Read more "Book Review: Phoenix in the Ashes by Joan D. Vinge"
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"
I’m really excited to be attending & presenting at the When Words Collide literary festival in Calgary this coming weekend! I’ve never been before, but it seems it’s a gathering point for quite a lot of the Canadian SF/F community. I’m excited to be seeing writers I’ve only read! Here’s what I’ve got going on […]Read more "When Words Collide Literary Festival"
The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin My rating: 5 of 5 stars Read for the Science Fiction Masterworks Book Club. “What a lovely book!” I said to my partner with a delighted sigh as I closed the cover, after having done nothing all day but glue my eyes to these pages, and […]Read more "Book Review: The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin"
I’m celebrating my Patreon anniversary by making limited-edition Gunsmoke & Dragonfire postcards available to my Patrons during the month of August! These postcards were previously only available to G&D Kickstarter Backers as a reward package! They feature original art by Aaron Siddall our cover illustrator, and three of our authors. Each one is tied to […]Read more "Limited Edition Postcards! Join My Patreon AUGUST ONLY!"
Dexter by Design by Jeff Lindsay My rating: 5 of 5 stars Still struggling through with my headache, so not much to do but read. And I wasn’t up to reading anything challenging, so it was a perfect time to carry through with the next Dexter: An Omnibus novel, my guilty pleasure. For those unaware, […]Read more "Book Review: Dexter by Design by Jeff Lindsay"
Dexter in the Dark by Jeff Lindsay My rating: 4 of 5 stars So I’ve been miserably ill with a dislocated neck this past week. It’s been causing the kind of constant and persistent headache that makes it impossible to do anything useful. I can’t write, I can’t edit, and I sure as hell don’t […]Read more "Book Review: Dexter in the Dark by Jeff Lindsay"