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MIND MELD: The Best Book Openings

[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 [...]

November 26, 2014 // 11 Comments

BOOK REVIEW: Blood and Iron by Jon Sprunk

MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS:: A captured would-be crusader, a gladiator-turned-slave, and a slave under deep cover struggle to survive in a fantasy city under threat from [...]

March 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

MIND MELD: Our Favorite Dragons in Fantasy

[Do you have an idea for a future Mind Meld? Let us know!] With the arrival of The Desolation of Smaug on movie screens, We asked this week’s panelists about the most [...]

December 25, 2013 // 4 Comments

BOOK REVIEW: Shadow’s Master by Jon Sprunk

REVIEW SUMMARY: Sprunk finishes his series in strong fashion. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Caim continues his journey north to find his heritage and legacy, even as the young [...]

January 17, 2013 // 3 Comments

MIND MELD: Reading, Writing and Revisions

[Do you have an idea for a future Mind Meld? Let us know!] This week we asked about Revisions. I’ve come across a couple of examples lately of authors reissuing books [...]

August 29, 2012 // 3 Comments

REVIEW: Shadow’s Lure by Jon Sprunk

REVIEW SUMMARY: A strong Sword and Sorcery flavored with Epic Fantasy. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Nimea and the surrounding nations are threatened by a faceless threat from [...]

May 15, 2012 // 1 Comment

REVIEW: Shadow’s Lure by Jon Sprunk

SYNOPSIS: Having put Josey on the throne of Nimea, Caim heads north to unlock the secrets of his heritage. In the meantime, Josey learns that uneasy lies the crown of a newly [...]

March 5, 2012 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 9/15/09

Adam Roberts reviews Sam Merwin, Jr.’s sexy time travel classic, The Time Shifters. Ack! That painful prose reminds me of Pel Torro! Interviews & Profiles:[some [...]

September 15, 2009 // 0 Comments