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Book Review: Science Fiction: Echopraxia by Peter Watts

It’s the eve of the twenty-second century: a world where the dearly departed send postcards back from Heaven and evangelicals make scientific breakthroughs by speaking in tongues; where genetically engineered vampires solve problems intractable to baseline humans and soldiers come with zombie switches that shut off self-awareness during combat.

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BRITISH SCI-FI TUESDAY - August 19, 2014

As we get ready for this Saturday’s premiere for Series 8 of DOCTOR WHO, launching the run of Peter Capaldi as The Twelfth Doctor, we at Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester have gotten some marvelous new DW items in stock to help you celebrate. 271 more words

EVENTS BUZZ MONDAY - August 18, 2014

Leaves change, clock hands whirl… It’s almost time for “Back to School” for our customers and staff who are students and educators!  It’s almost time for new DOCTOR WHO to appear on our televisions, welcomed by fans everywhere!  859 more words

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Book Review: Horror Novella: We Are All Completely Fine by Daryl Gregory

Harrison was the Monster Detective, a storybook hero. Now he’s in his mid-thirties, and spends most of his time popping pills and not sleeping. Stan became a minor celebrity after being partially eaten by cannibals.

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Book Review: Fantasy: Fool's Assassin by Robin Hobb

Nearly twenty years ago, Robin Hobb burst upon the fantasy scene with the first of her acclaimed Farseer novels, Assassin’s Apprentice, which introduced the characters of FitzChivalry Farseer and his uncanny friend the Fool.

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I've Finally Joined the Self-Publishing Crowd, So, Hey, Go Grab My Kindle Short Read!

I uploaded my contest-winning short story to Amazon’s Kindle Select program. I decided to publish under a mononym: Mirtika. I may have second thoughts about it, but really, I wanted something easier to remember and that would be unique for searches –I could find no other “Mirtika” on Amazon’s search in Kindle Books. 310 more words


Events Buzz - Educators Month Coming Up!

It’s almost August! Summer’s almost over!

Fear not if you still need to get your summer reading books. We’ve got ‘em here at 65 James Street or we can order ‘em for you. 444 more words

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