Category Archives: News and Other SFF-Related Ramblings

Rereading Kage Baker’s Company Series at Tor.com!

Finally, it can be told! The main reason I’ve been quiet here in the past few months is that I’ve been reading in preparation for a new project: a reread of the entire Company series by Kage Baker. The introductory post just went up … Continue reading

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What Are You Reading (When You’re Not Reading Science Fiction/Fantasy)?

Today you can find me over at my place of employment, participating in a post about non-SF/F reading habits. The limit for this one was 200 words or less, so I had to be much more concise than I usually like … Continue reading

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My Favorite “New to Me” Author of 2015 (on SF Signal)

Today you can find me on SF Signal, where I’m participating in another Mind Meld, this time answering the question: “Who is Your Favorite “New to You” Author You Read in 2015?” Click  here to find out my response (and the responses of … Continue reading

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Reviving FBR + My Favorite Books of 2015

Well, it’s been quiet here at Far Beyond Reality, hasn’t it? For months now, I’ve just been in the mood to re-read older books, or, to be precise, to read books I don’t need to review, books I can just … Continue reading

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Lookin’ Good: Children of Earth and Sky by Guy Gavriel Kay

Rejoice, fans of intelligent, passionate, character-driven historical fantasy. Today Penguin Random House announced Children of Earth and Sky, a new novel by the great Guy Gavriel Kay. I’ve been a huge fan of Kay for, well, decades now — ever … 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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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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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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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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