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Article 5 by Kristen Simmons – Review
Dystopian stories have a long tradition in science fiction. Dystopian stories for younger readers have been around even longer than that. A younger, more open mind is more willing to consider the ideas that would bring about...
- Posted 66 days ago
Geek Girl’s Fictional Junk Food-o-Rama – “The Enormous Egg”
When I was growing up, there wasn’t a local bookstore anywhere close by. I depended primarily on the racks of paperbacks in the grocery store and the local pharmacy both for comic books and regular books. School...
- Posted 93 days ago
Prized by Caragh O’Brien – review
Growing up all too often means picking your battles. As you grow up and develop your own system of values, you choose the things that are important to you based on your experiences with the people around...
- Posted 99 days ago
The Drowning Girl by Caitlin R. Kiernan – review
If you have ever felt like women are difficult to understand, reading a Caitlin R. Kiernan book isn’t going to help you unravel that mystery any time soon. One of the things that I have always liked...
- Posted 136 days ago
Geek Girl’s Fictional Junk Food-O-Rama – “Sluggy Freelance Is, Indeed, Nifty”
I know that by this time, it’s absolutely no secret at all that I am a comic book geek. I’m a comic strip junkie, too. It sort of goes with the territory. I never quite grew out...
- Posted 176 days ago
Territory by Emma Bull – review
It’s no secret that I like mash-ups of genres. When they’re done really well they become some of the most intriguing and original things that I’ve read. So, of course, I was excited to get my hands...
- Posted 179 days ago
Wrimoed right through the ringer?
The second week of NaNoWriMo proved to be a special challenge this year. I’m trying to get a short story together for a submission in the hopes of getting it published, keeping up with a few writing...
- Posted 179 days ago
Bad Glass by Richard E. Gropp – review
It’s the near future, in October, and something terrible has happened to Spokane, Washington. The government has quarantined the entire city. Many were evacuated. Others chose to stay. No one goes in. No one comes out. Information...
- Posted 189 days ago
And the “Wrimoes” will be dancing underneath the moonlight…
It’s November, which means that, once again, I’m going to be driving myself insane at the general rate of 2,000 or so words a day on weekdays and, failing that, spurts of up to 17,000 words on...
- Posted 200 days ago
Naked City edited by Ellen Datlow – review
Urban fantasy, as a subgenre, has seen a noticable slide in definition since it started. For many readers, the idea of what constitutes urban fantasy was developed by writers like Charles DeLint and Neil Gaiman, along with Terri...
- Posted 218 days ago
Geek Girl’s Fictional Junk Food O-Rama – “Magic Kingdom For Sale-Sold”
During my evolution as a reader, I was always drawn to fantasy. I liked science fiction well enough, but had very little patience for had military sci-fi and struggled a little to appreciate space opera. Fantasy, though,...
- Posted 249 days ago
Geek Girl’s Fictional Junk-Food-O-Rama – “Dean Koontz’s Frankenstein”
I’m not ashamed to admit that I can be completely about escapist literature when I want to be. For as long as I’ve been able to read, I have read for fun, and as the weather turns...
- Posted 296 days ago
Of Blood and Honey by Stina Leicht – review
Of Blood and Honey by Stina Leicht is a very rare book in my experience. It isn’t often that I get a new book to read and get completely surprised by it. I had one set of...
- Posted 317 days ago
Intrigues by Mercedes Lackey – review
Intrigues is the second book in Mercedes Lackey’s Collegium Chronicles series, which is set in Valdemar. This book continues the story of Mags, a Herald Trainee who was rescued from working as a slave in a mine...
- Posted 331 days ago
No Hero by Jonathan Wood – review
No Hero starts with an idea that has been pretty common in the urban fantasy/horror genre for quite a while. Arthur Wallace is a police detective in Oxford. He’s a fairly average everyman, dedicated to his job,...
- Posted 352 days ago