Monthly Archives: August 2015

Puppies Kenneled as the Hugo Award Winners Announced

After much weeping and gnashing of teeth over the past four months, the Hugo Awards were announced tonight at Sasquan in Spokane. Despite being reported to the police as potentially inciting violence, David Gerrold hosted the ceremonies with plenty of humor … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Ray Bradbury!

The great Ray Bradbury would have been 95 today. I know many talk about Fahrenheit 451, or Dandelion Wine, but for me his greatest strength was always the short story. Here are a few of my favorites, read by another … Continue reading

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Myke Cole Recommends…

Myke Cole isn’t just a stern-faced champion of truth, justice and trigger discipline, he’s also a lover of all things sci-fi and fantasy. When I spoke with the Gemini Cell author at Elevengeddon we touched on a variety of subjects, … Continue reading

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Tough Traveling — Major Discoveries

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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YA Wednesday: “Now That You’re Here” and “While You Were Gone” by Amy K. Nichols

Now That You’re Here and While You Were Gone Amy K. Nichols ★★★½ and ★★★★ Knopf for Teens, 2014 and 2015. I’ll admit it, I would never have picked these books up if I hadn’t been doing a story on … Continue reading

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