Monthly Archives: September 2015

Tough Traveling – A Well-Traveled Road

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 – Leigh Bardugo is coming to Phoenix

YA fantasy sensation Leigh Bardugo is back with a new novel set in her bestselling “Grisha”-verse. Six of Crows, which came out this week, has been described as “Oceans 11 meets Game of Thrones” following Kaz and his crew of … Continue reading

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From Mars to Movie Screen: Andy Weir on The Martian’s Improbable Journey

With a movie adaptation starring Matt Damon and directed by Ridley Scott coming on Oct. 2, I got the opportunity to interview Andy Weir about his “Robinson Crusoe meets McGuyver on Mars” novel, The Martian. The book has been one … Continue reading

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Tough Traveling — A Lady and her Sword

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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Review: “The Dark Forest” by Liu Cixin

The Dark Forest Liu Cixin; Joel Martinsen ★★★★ ½ Tor, 2015. “The universe is a dark forest. Every civilization is an armed hunter stalking through the trees like a ghost, gently pushing aside branches that block the path and trying to … Continue reading

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