Monthly Archives: January 2015

Sherrilyn Kenyon is coming to Phoenix Comicon

Phoenix Comicon has announced Sherrilyn Kenyon will attend this year’s convention. She joins British author Paul Cornell on what should be a robust author track for 2015. Best known for her popular “Dark-Hunter” series, Kenyon is a bestselling urban fantasy/paranormal … Continue reading

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Pierce Brown reveals the cover of “Morning Star”

The cover of Morning Star, the much anticipated finale to Pierce Brown’s “Red Rising” trilogy, has been revealed. In a lengthy interview with Marc Snetiker for Entertainment Weekly, Brown revealed the cover and more information regarding the trilogy and what readers can … Continue reading

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Review: “Ready Player One” by Ernest Cline

Ready Player One Ernest Cline ★★★★ Broadway Books, 2011. It’s unsettling reading your childhood in a novel. But for any geek who grew up in the ’80s, Ready Player One hits all the touchstones. Actually, for anyone who grew up … Continue reading

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Review: “Gemini Cell” by Myke Cole

Gemini Cell Myke Cole ★★★★ Ace/Roc, 2015. I’m not a fan of military fiction. I don’t completely dismiss it, mind you — Starship Troopers, The Forever War and, in the lit-fic category, Going After Cacciato, are some of my favorite … Continue reading

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More from Sam Sykes — on Grimdark, Ned’s Head and Fitz’s Foolishness

Here’s another dose of wisdom from my recent interview with Sam Sykes, explaining why City Stained Red is not Grimdark. “I got very bored with, for lack of a better term, “Grimdark” books — where the hero just stops trying. … Continue reading

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