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2015 World Fantasy Award Nominees announced

The 2015 World Fantasy Award nominees were announced today. Established 40 years ago, the juried award is presented at the annual World Fantasy Convention. This year the convention will be held in Saratoga Springs, NY. Controversy has surrounded the award … Continue reading

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Shirley Jackson Awards Announced

The nominees for the 2014 Shirley Jackson Awards were announced on Thursday, and while I haven’t read many of them, the ones I have are magnificent. Named after the acclaimed American horror writer, best known for the novella The Haunting … Continue reading

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2014: My Year in Books — The Good, the Bad and the Unread

I’ve done a lot of reading this year, and with it winding down I think it’s time for the requisite “Best of” List. So this is my look back at the year in Sci-Fi, Fantasy and a smattering of speculative … Continue reading

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Review: Acceptance by Jeff VanderMeer

Jeff VanderMeer ★★★★★ FSG Originals, 2014. So this is how the series ends. Not with a bang, but a whisper. Acceptance, the stunning finale to Jeff VanderMeer’s “Southern Reach” trilogy doesn’t so much bring closure to the story, as it … Continue reading

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