• Sisterhood of Dune by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson – review

    Editor’s note: This book will be released January 3, 2012. Sisterhood of Dune is the eleventh collaboration of Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson in their series of Dune novels based on the original master work, Dune, by...

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  • A Game of Thrones Board Game – For the Geek in Your Life

    Still need that one last Christmas gift for the hard-to-by-for nephew or gritty-fantasy-loving wife?  There is a new edition of the board game based on A Game of Thrones out.  From what I can tell it’s a...

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  • Fort Freak edited by George R. R. Martin – review

    In 1978, Leo Storgman of Manhattan’s Fifth Precinct, known as Fort Freak, was a detective on the scene of an infamous crime in Jokertown.  A frantic, masked gunman ran into a diner called “The Rathole” and shot everyone...

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  • The Falling Machine (Society of Steam, Book 1) by Andrew P. Mayer – review

      Can Steampunk and Stan Lee live in harmony? And even if they could, is that necessarily a good thing? In Andrew P. Mayer’s The Society of Steam (Book One): The Falling Machine, steampunk and the super...

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  • The Merchant’s Daughter by Melanie Dickerson – review

    Annabel was not raised to be a servant, but as a young woman in fourteenth-century England, she has no control over her fate.  When her merchant father dies, her lazy, spoiled brothers and whining mother allow their...

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  • The Outcast Dead by Graham McNeill – review

    Next in the best-selling Horus Heresy series is Graham McNeill’s The Outcast Dead. This is a book that kept me up until 5 a.m. on a work night (we’ll not discuss what the day at work was...

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    Eleri Stone – interview

    Today I am pleased to bring romance author Eleri Stone to BookSpot Central for a talk about shifter romance, breaking into the current market, and her awesome new series coming out in January.    Eleri’s first two books,...

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  • Jim and the Flims by Rudy Rucker – review

    I loved reading Rudy Rucker’s latest Urban Fantasy novel, Jim and the Flims. But then, I really enjoy reading twisted, mind-bending books, especially ones that remind me of the novels of Philip K. Dick, which this one...

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  • Conspiracies by Mercedes Lackey and Rosemary Edghill – review

    Conspiracies is the second entry in Mercedes Lackey and Rosemary Edghill’s Shadow Grail series.  The book takes place in the elite Oakhurst Academy boarding school, a highly competitive environment where almost all of the students have been...

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  • Dragon*Con 2012 – Attending Authors…the list so far

    Dragon*Con is the largest multi-media, popular culture convention focusing on science fiction and fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music, and film in the universe! This year, Dragon*Con will be held Labor Day weekend (August 31 – September...

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  • Latest Author News from FAERIECON WEST

    LATEST FAERIECON WEST NEWS! - Mythic author Charles de Lint joins epic FaerieCon West 2012 lineup! - FaerieCon West announces Daniel Merriam, Toby Froud, Brom & Amy Brown - FaerieCon West announces authors Raven Grimassi and Jessica...

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  • Jerry Robinson, Batman’s Joker artist, dies in NY…

    Comic book industry pioneer Jerry Robinson, who helped create Batman sidekick Robin the Boy Wonder and their arch-nemesis The Joker, has died at age 89. As both a Batman and comic book fan, I cannot thank Jerry...

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    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Re-read Part One

    Initial thoughts: Jenny: The last book was so dark that when you open Goblet of Fire, you expect it to carry on in the same manner. The first chapter does not disappoint! For the first time since...

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  • Gini Koch – Alien/Katherine “Kitty” Katt series – interview

    Today, I have the pleasure of interviewing the very talented and always entertaining author, Gini Koch. She’s perhaps best known for her Alien series (Penguin/DAW Books), such as Touched By An Alien, Alien Tango, and her latest...

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  • Ghosts of War by George Mann – review

    George Mann is da man, in my estimation, when it comes to steampunk. This review is on the second book of his series about a comic book style hero, The Ghost (Gabriel Cross). The first book, Ghosts of...

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