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Weekly Discussion: Hardbacks vs Paperbacks

As a full time reader and book collector, I constantly find myself in a struggle to decide between buying the hardback or paperback edition of a book. 1,007 more words


Hardbacks or Paperbacks? Which do you prefer?

The frequently asked question hardbacks or paperbacks?

I agree with many people when they say it is a very tough decision. Do you go for… 252 more words


Audiobooks, Paperbacks, and Kindles, Oh my!

As I savor the last of the short stories in Ted Chiang’s Story of Your Life and Others, I’m also starting in on an… 290 more words


Featured Friday: Paperback Cover Reveal: Need to Feed



Another year. Another massacre looming. When the sun rises on the Old West town of Saltwater Junction this town will face head on two fierce predators. 247 more words


Updates: Recent Science Fiction Acquisitions No. CXLI (Lessing + Zelazny + Engh + Priest)

Fresh off reading Christopher Priest’s An Infinite Summer (1979) and his even more amazing novel The Affirmation (1981) (which I’ve been unable to review for a variety of reasons), I acquired yet another one of his challenging gems…. 704 more words

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Book Review: Code Three, Rick Raphael (fix-up 1967)

(John Schoenherr’s cover for the 1963 magazine version)

3.25/5 (Above Average)

A discussion first about taglines…  The 1967 Berkley Medallion edition (with its murky Jerome Podwil cover:  798 more words

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Worth the Asthma Attack to Enjoy those Surreal Sci-Fi Richard Powers Covers!

I was dusting off some of my retro SF paperbacks and it set off an attack. But for people who dig Richard Powers, cover artist extraordinaire for sci-fi publishers of decades past–oops, century past– it’s worth the wheeze and sneeze. 6 more words