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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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Mini-review: Hurricane Fever by Tobias Buckell

I very much enjoyed Tobias Buckell’s 2012 SF novel Arctic Rising (my review), which was set on a near-future Earth dramatically affected by global warming. As much as I loved that novel’s main character Anika, I mentioned in my review … Continue reading

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Excerpt: The Wurms of Blearmouth by Steven Erikson

I’m very pleased to present an excerpt from Steven Erikson’s brand new novella,  The Wurms of Blearmouth: A Malazan Tale of Bauchelain and Korbal Broach. Here’s the synopsis from publisher Tor Books: Tyranny comes in many guises, and tyrants thrive in palaces and one-room … Continue reading

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Giveaway winners! (Jaime Lee Moyer and Magician’s Kit giveaways)

Here are the winners of last week’s giveaways! The winner of the Jaime Lee Moyer giveaway, who will get copies of Delia’s Shadow and A Barricade in Hell, is: Jessica R. of Ottawa, ON And the winner of the Lev … Continue reading

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My Real Children by Jo Walton

A wise person once told me that 50% of your life’s happiness derives from one decision: who will be your significant other? Or possibly I just heard it on Dr. Phil—I don’t know. In either case, Jo Walton’s lovely new … Continue reading

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Guest post by Jaime Lee Moyer: The Great War (includes giveaway!)

For this week’s guest post, I’m very happy to welcome Jaime Lee Moyer, author of Delia’s Shadow (now out in paperback!) and A Barricade in Hell (due out on June 3rd). Jaime Lee Moyer lives in San Antonio, land of cactus, cowboys, … Continue reading

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Guest post by L.E. Modesitt Jr.: The Challenges and Benefits of a Long Series

For today’s guest post, I’m very proud and happy to welcome L.E. Modesitt Jr., the author of over 60 (!) fantasy and science fiction novels, including his bestselling Saga of Recluce. I’ve been a life-long fan of Mr. Modesitt – … Continue reading

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Giveaway winners! (Afterparty and Cyador’s Heirs giveaways)

Here are the winners for last week’s giveaways! The winners of the Afterparty giveaway are: Ben L. of Atlanta, GA Debora S. of DuBois, PA Marissa B. of Boulder, CA And… The winners of the Cyador’s Heirs giveaway are: Kevin P. … Continue reading

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Giveaway! Win a copy of L.E. Modesitt Jr.’s new Recluce novel, Cyador’s Heirs!

Please note this giveaway is completed and the winners have been announced — but check back here soon for more giveaways! Folks, I usually try to stagger the giveaways around here so there’s just one per week, but this one is … Continue reading

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Afterparty by Daryl Gregory (includes giveaway!)

In the future depicted in Afterparty, Daryl Gregory’s excellent new science fiction novel, making designer drugs has never been easier. Since the Smart Drug revolution, anyone can create and print their own pharmaceuticals, whether they’re copies of old-fashioned street drugs or … Continue reading

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