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Avalon 3.4: part 3 of 5, The Question

Sunlight broke across the grasslands within the hour. Lincoln hoped they might pick up the pace to get out of that area altogether, but things did not quite work out that way. 959 more words


The Clockwork Crown (Clockwork Dagger #2)

by Beth Cato

ISBN 978-0-06-231398-0

Disclaimer: I received a free advance review copy of this book as part of the Harper Voyager Super Reader program. This title will be published on June 9, 2015. 712 more words


Get in Trouble

I think it’s pretty well established that I like my short stories weird. But these stories by Kelly Link pushed the weird envelope for me. They’re not necessarily bad stories, but I felt like I wasn’t getting some of them. 829 more words


Fire Time (1974) by Poul Anderson

‘I’ve not gotten what news God or Ian Sparling now have.’ Her reference wasn’t theological; Goddard Hanshaw was the mayor (p. 28).

A sidesplitting line, not standard in this page-light, philosophically-laden extra-planetary romance, but deserving enough to get top-billing by me. 760 more words

Science Fiction

Short Reviews - Friday the Thirteenth, Isaac Asimov

Friday the Thirteenth by Isaac Asimov appears in the January 1976 issue of the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction.  Will this review make more SF fans mad at me than getting linked on File 770?   342 more words


Review: The Handmaid's Tale

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ½
Date Read: May 19 to 26, 2015
Read Count: 1
Recommended by:
Recommended for: anyone who hasn’t read it yet… 1,384 more words

Book Reviews

Spotlight: AURELIA (Roma Nova #4) by Alison Morton

Publication Date: May 5, 2015
SilverWood Books
Series: Roma Nova, Book Four
Genre: Alternative Historical Fiction

Late 1960s Roma Nova, the last Roman colony that has survived into the 21st century. 545 more words