Author Archives: Stefan (Far Beyond Reality)

Touch by Claire North

Touch by Claire North took me completely by surprise. I’d never heard of Claire North. (Yes, I know. More about that later.) I hadn’t seen much pre-release buzz about the book. I don’t think I’d ever read a book from … Continue reading

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Giveaway winner! (Karen Memory giveaway)

Well, I completely forgot to announce the winner of the Karen Memory giveaway from, oh goodness, has it really been almost weeks now? Sorry about that! Without further ado, the winner of this giveaway is: Getty H. from Dallas, TX … Continue reading

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2014 Nebula Awards – the reactions

The nominations for the Nebula Awards were announced today. As a resource, I’ve decided to try and collect links to the various reactions and discussions here, similar to what I did for last year’s Hugo award nominations.  (And later this … Continue reading

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From the Department of Shut Up And Take My Money: the Subterranean Press Humble Bundle!

Subterranean Press is one of my favorite publishers in the SF/F world. They publish a wonderful range of works, from novels to novellas to short story collections and even the occasional non-fiction work. They consistently put out gorgeous books (in … Continue reading

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Mini-review: Through the Woods by Emily Carroll

I’ll start out with the main point of this review: Through the Woods by Emily Carroll should be on your Hugo ballot for Best Graphic Story. Haven’t heard of it yet? Still plenty of time to find a copy and … Continue reading

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You Can’t Take Back What You Already Have

Originally posted on Whatever:
First, go read this. This is only one dude, to be clear, but his defensive, angry and utterly terrified lament is part and parcel with a chunk of science fiction and fantasy fandom and authors who…

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Faith by John Love is on sale for $1.99 – and a quick note about sales posts

I’ve done a few of these sales posts lately, and I promise it won’t become a habit (see below for more thoughts on this) but this one is simply too good to pass up. Last week I reviewed John Love’s second novel … Continue reading

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