Monthly Archives: July 2015

New Arrivals: July 20

Not much this week, but that’s okay. I’m a bit overloaded as it is. I did get approved for the following eARC (and got a slot on Kameron Hurley’s October blog tour as well!) Empire Ascendant — Kameron Hurley (Angry Robot) The … Continue reading

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Tough Traveling — Middle-Aged Heroes

Every Thursday, Nathan at Fantasy Review Barn leads a group of fellow bloggers on “Tough Travels”, a trip through the tropes that populate the fantasy and sci-fi world, using Diane Wynne Jones’ hilarious The Tough Guide to Fantasyland as a … Continue reading

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British Fantasy Award Nominees Announced

Nominations for the British Fantasy Awards were announced earlier this week. The nominees were chosen by a combination of membership votes from the British Fantasy Society and juried members of the selection committee. Winners will be selected by jury and … Continue reading

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New Arrivals: Week of July 13

Running a little late this week, I’ve been up to my elbows in freelance work (most of which is explained by the books I received). Here’s what arrived on my doorstep this past week:

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Review: “Amada” by Ernest Cline

Armada Ernest Cline ★ Crown, 2015. “I was staring out the classroom window and daydreaming of adventure when I spotted the flying saucer.” A nice opening to Armada, the hotly anticipated follow-up to Ernest Cline’s best-selling paean to ’80s pop … Continue reading

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