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Dragons and Dragons

If you’ve been with me here for any length of time or given the place a cursory look-around, you’re no doubt aware that my Nerdhunger is insatiable and demands a wide variety of flavors and textures. 382 more words

Literature

Bite-size Books: Lullaby for a Lost World

Charlotte is dead, sacrificed on the word of a powerful man to buy the safety of her community. Her bones lie uneasily at the bottom of the garden by the river, its quiet lullaby doing nothing to reconcile her to her fate.  426 more words

Books

The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell - Review

If you’ve come into contact with any of David Mitchell’s work before, you’ll be well-acquainted with the sort of genre-switching, time-slipping, scene-shifting fiction that the author is best known for. 1,359 more words

Articles

Thoughts on My Lord Barbarian

Last month I noted that I’d picked up my first Offutt book on the strength of Cirsova and Jeffro’s recommendations. On review of my previous post, I erred in calling Jeffro’s post a “review” exactly. 1,487 more words

Literature

Book Review: Harmony

The vision of the near future in Harmony is very much in the style of Demolition Man: progress leading to a totalitarian society in which swearing and unhealthy foods are banned and people have become soft and silly. 462 more words

Nnedi Okorafor - Binti (2015)

Nnedi Okorafor‘s novella Binti was first published by Tor.com in 2015.

Binti tells the story of a sixteen-year-old who leaves her tribe to embark on a trip to a university in a different part of the galaxy. 46 more words

Science Fiction