Author Archives: Stefan (Far Beyond Reality)

The Killing Moon by N.K. Jemisin is currently only $2.99 on Amazon!

Folks who visit my site regularly know I don’t do these kinds of posts very often, but in this case I’m making an exception: The Killing Moon by N.K. Jemisin was one of the best novels of 2012, and still … Continue reading

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Mind Meld: You Know We’re All About That Backlist

I was once again invited to participate in one of SF Signal’s fabulous Mind Meld discussions, where several members of the SF/F community (authors, bloggers, critics, etc.) are invited to submit responses to the same question. This week’s question was: Q: All About That … Continue reading

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The Just City by Jo Walton

In Jo Walton’s newest novel The Just City, the goddess Pallas Athena uses her divine powers to create an approximation of Plato’s Republic. As in, she literally sets up a mini-version of the ideal state as described in The Republic, … Continue reading

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Behold: Crocheted Muad’Dib Rides a Crocheted Sandworm

I got pulled into a huge work project so I haven’t been able to stick to my resolution of posting at least one new review per week here. So, for now, please enjoy this image of a crocheted Muad’Dib riding … Continue reading

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Soda Pop Soldier by Nick Cole

Preamble: As mentioned before, I took a sort-of-vacation from reviewing in the second half of 2014, mainly because I wanted to enjoy reading for fun for a while, without having to take notes and formulate ideas for reviews along the … Continue reading

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The Galaxy Game by Karen Lord

The Galaxy Game is Barbadian author Karen Lord’s third novel, following the critically acclaimed and award-winning Redemption in Indigo, and last year’s well-received The Best of All Possible Worlds. From the publisher: On the verge of adulthood, Rafi attends the … Continue reading

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Elsewhere on the web: me!

It’s been quiet here at Far Beyond Reality, hasn’t it? Between starting to work full time for Tor.com and, somewhat connected to that, taking a brief vacation from reviewing so I can read some books just for fun, without taking notes … Continue reading

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