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BOOK REVIEW: Half a King by Joe Abercrombie

REVIEW SUMMARY: The world-building is not as deep as Best Served Cold and The First Law trilogy, and there is a bit of a quick twist at the end but Half a King is a fast [...]

August 18, 2014 // 2 Comments

BOOK REVIEW: Red Country by Joe Abercrombie

REVIEW SUMMARY: Gritty mash-up of Western themes and Fantasy setting as only Abercrombie could do it. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Shy South’s home has been burned to the [...]

November 6, 2012 // 4 Comments

MIND MELD: Genre Resolutions for 2012

[Do you have an idea for a future Mind Meld? Let us know!] It’s the beginning of 2012, a time for new beginnings, new vistas, and new resolutions to make the next year [...]

January 11, 2012 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 8/11/09

Interviews & Profiles: @Dark Wolf’s Fantasy Reviews: an interview with Ekaterina Sedia, author of The Alchemy of Stone. The always-awesome Fast Forward has video [...]

August 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 8/10/09

Interviews & Profiles: SFX interviews Margo Lanagan. Elizabeth Moon answers reader questions at Joseph Mallozzi’s blog. The Steussy Ranch has the transcript of New [...]

August 10, 2009 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 8/8/09

AWARDS NEWS! It’s awards weekend at Anticipation. First up (with more to come!): Sidewise Awards Winners: Short Form: Mary Rosenblum for “Sacrifice” from [...]

August 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 8/1/09

Ridley Scott is set to direct an Alien prequel film. WTF? Sir Ridley said Science Fictions are as dead as Westerns…Don’t get me started. Marty Halpern talks about [...]

August 1, 2009 // 3 Comments

SF Tidbits for 7/29/09

The New Yorker chats with Ursula K. Le Guin about The Left Hand of Darkness. [via Locus Online] The Vietnam News interviews the head of the VFSF, biologist and SF writer Vu [...]

July 29, 2009 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 7/22/09

Interviews and Profiles: @Fantasy Book Critic: Liz Williams (Shadow Pavilion). Book Banter podcast-interviews Robert J. Sawyer, author of WWW: Wake, and Christopher Golden, [...]

July 22, 2009 // 1 Comment