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Love, Murder & Mayhem by Russ Colchamiro, ed.

Love, Murder & Mayhem

by Russ Colchamiro, editor
eARC, 385 pg.
Crazy 8 Press, 2017

Read: June 20 – 21, 2017

This is the strongest collection of stories that I can remember reading in the last few years — 15 stories and only 1 that didn’t work for me (it was fine, I just didn’tthink it took advantage of the SF setting). 627 more words


Excerpt from Adam's Stepsons

A new excerpt from Adam’s Stepsons is now available.

Thanks are due to Cindy Harris, who kindly allowed me to post information about the book on her blog, … 31 more words


I want to talk about Borne

This book! I find all of Jeff VanderMeer’s fiction deeply affecting, and I’m still trying to process his latest novel, Borne. It simultaneously broke my heart and lifted me up. 475 more words

Mary Shelley and the Birth of SF - Gary K Wolfe. Lecture 1.

I’ve started listening to a lecture series by Gary K Wolfe on SF. Here’s a few jottings from the first lecture.


playing with editions

I was a little late to the party on “Ready Player One” by Ernest Cline. It was first published in 2011 and I finally got round to reading it last year and the… 251 more words


WO: Weekly Obsessions

It’s the longest day of the year today, and it sure does feel like it! Not that it’s a bad thing — I am quite amazed at how we’re already well into June and don’t mind a day off feeling a bit longer. 118 more words