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About Paul Weimer (366 Articles)
Not really a Prince of Amber, but rather an ex-pat New Yorker that has found himself living in Minnesota, Paul Weimer has been reading SF and Fantasy for over 30 years and exploring the world of roleplaying games for over 25 years. Almost as long as he has been reading and watching movies, he has enjoyed telling people what he has thought of them. In addition to SF Signal, he can be found at his own blog, Blog Jvstin Style, Skiffy and Fanty, SFF Audio, Twitter, and many other places on the Internet!

BOOK REVIEW: Unbound by Jim C. Hines

January 9, 2015 // 3 Comments

MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS:: Isaac Vainio, on the outs from the Porters and now without power, struggles with demons both personal and internal, as well as a threat to the [...]

BOOK REVIEW: Pacific Fire by Greg van Eekhout

January 7, 2015 // 1 Comment

REVIEW SUMMARY: A followup to California Bones that convincingly expands Eekhout’s world and characters. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: A decade after escaping Los Angeles, the [...]

MIND MELD: Favorite Genre Works of 2014

December 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

[Do you have an idea for a future Mind Meld? Let us know!] This week, we asked our respondents about their favorite genre consumed in 2014: Q: What were your favorite genre [...]

BOOK REVIEW: The Lady by K.V. Johansen

December 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

REVIEW SUMMARY:The second half of Marakand (started in The Leopard) that is best read immediately after the first half MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS:: The story of Marakand [...]

BOOK REVIEW: Endsinger by Jay Kristoff

November 26, 2014 // 1 Comment

REVIEW SUMMARY: A stakes-raising finale to the Lotus War Trilogy. MY RATING: MY REVIEW: PROS: The theme of the series is rendered in strong lines; a high-octane action draws [...]

MIND MELD: The Best Book Openings

November 26, 2014 // 11 Comments

[Do you have an idea for a future Mind Meld? Let us know!] This week we asked our participants to talk about favorite openings of stories and novels… Q: Starting a book [...]

BOOK REVIEW: War Dogs by Greg Bear

November 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

REVIEW SUMMARY: A slow burn of a Mililtary SF novel whose structure and pacing dilute its impact. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS:: Skyrine (Sky Marine) Michael Venn is dropped on [...]
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