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Swedish science fiction and fantasy: Suggested readings

I was recently asked about Swedish science fiction, and since my response ended up approximately blog-post length, I figured I’d edit it and put it up here. 2,202 more words

Book Reviews And Recommendations

Leo a Ghost Story

Written by Mac Barnett

Illustrated by Christian Robinson

Published by Scholastic Inc.

Leo is a house ghost. When we think of ghost, we think it’s scary thing. 191 more words


A Sick Day for Amos McGee

Written by Philip C. Stead

Illustrated by Erin E. Stead

Published by A Neal Porter Book, Roaring Brook Press, New York

What would happen if human can become friend with animals? 152 more words


Hooway For Wodney Wat, by Helen Lester

“Poor Wodney.

Wodney Wat.

His real name was Rodney Rat, but he couldn’t pronounce his r’s.

To make matters worse, he was a rodent. A wodent.” 105 more words

Picture Book

New story on 365 tomorrows

Very quick post to finish this week and month just to tell you that I have a new story out today on 365 tomorrows. Yay! You can find Sunday Shopping Spree today on their front page and forever on their archives. 104 more words

Short Stories

Charlotte Sometimes

Charlotte Makepeace, the central character in this 1969 novel by Penelope Farmer, is all on her own at a new boarding school. But she was lucky enough to get first choice of beds in her dormitory room, at the encouragement of the prefect who was showing her around, so she selected the bed on wheels by the window. 384 more words


The Circle

Rating: 2.5/5

From IMDB:

A woman lands a dream job at a powerful tech company called the Circle, only to uncover a nefarious agenda that will affect the lives of her friends, family and that of humanity. 280 more words