Author Archives: Stefan (Far Beyond Reality)

The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North

When I read The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North last month, I was completely blown away by what I now consider one of the finest genre novels of the last few years, but because of scheduling issues … Continue reading

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Mind Meld: SFF Series That Hooked Us After the First Book

Today you can find me over at SF Signal, where I was once again mind-melded. (It gets easier after the first time.)  This time, the question posed to the panel was: What series do you love that didn’t get off … Continue reading

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Persona by Genevieve Valentine

Persona by Genevieve Valentine is an excellent novel. This probably will come as no surprise to those of you who have read the author’s two previous, critically acclaimed novels, Mechanique and The Girls at the Kingfisher Club, but as a … Continue reading

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Reading Habits

No new reviews this week because I got sucked into work and reading and random life craziness, so instead I decided to indulge in a meme. Remember memes? I know right? This popped up on The Speculative Scotsman and I … Continue reading

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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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