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The Opposite of War: A Review of Saga Vol. III

I don’t really want to repeat myself in terms of what I think is strong about this series, suffice it to say that it’s pretty awesome. 322 more words


Yes I'm Doing NaNoWriMo This Year

As I have every year for the past few. My project is a Space Opera, a sequel to my 2012 project in fact. It’s called… 123 more words


Saga of Shadows -- Pure Space Opera

It goes without saying I’m a massive fan of all things Kevin J. Anderson. He’s one of the reasons I wanted to become a writer, and pursue it as a career. 511 more words

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Updates: Recent Science Fiction Acquisitions No. CXIX (Sladek + St. Clair + Herbert + Mason)

New books!  At one point in time I had a copy of Frank Herbert’s great Destination: Void (1966).  However, it wasn’t the original 1966 version but a rewrite from the late 70s.   624 more words

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Book review: Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie

Ancillary Justice

By Ann Leckie

Published by Orbit Books in 2013.

On a remote, icy planet, the soldier known as Breq is drawing closer to completing her quest.

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Comfort Reading

Whether it’s the dropping temperatures and coziness of an overstuffed armchair, a wool blanket, and a mug of tea; an increase in stress and busyness; or the sometimes unhappy effects of change (or, really, anything else) … there are reasons for comfort reading. 286 more words


Doctor Who Review: "Flatline"

“Flatline” was a pretty normal “freaky idea of the week” type of Doctor Who episode, but channeling Flatland. The monsters are two-dimensional. It’s a creative idea, but… meh. 578 more words

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