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Free eBook: Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson

Brandon Sanderson has released his newest novel Warbreaker under a Creative Commons License. The book will officially be released by Tor Books in June 2009. Get it while [...]

January 28, 2009 // 1 Comment

TRAILER: Coraline Video Game

Somehow, the game based on the Coraline movie doesn’t quite capture the look of the film. [via Robots and Vamps] No related [...]

January 28, 2009 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 1/28/09

Interviews and Profiles: Mike Brotherton interviews Eric Nylund (Mortal Coils). John Scalzi turns the Whatever mike over to Carrie Vaughn, author of Kitty and the Dead [...]

January 28, 2009 // 0 Comments

Tube Bits for 01/28/2009

Artist Dusty Abell has created that awesome SF TV Shows of the 70’s picture you see above. See his Deviant Art post for larger versions. Simply amazing, as is how many [...]

January 28, 2009 // 0 Comments

REVIEW: Gunpowder by Joe Hill

REVIEW SUMMARY: A worthwhile story with interesting themes. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Children endowed with godlike powers for the purposes of terraforming a planet decide [...]

January 27, 2009 // 4 Comments

Tube Bits for 01/27/2009

Everything else has received the ‘steampunk’ treatment, and now it’s time for Galactica to do the same. Sci Fi’s DVICE site is running a design your [...]

January 27, 2009 // 1 Comment

Watchmen Kubricks

Not that I needed another reason to vent my excitement for the upcoming movie by writing another post about Watchmen, but Newsarama gives me good reason to. They have the [...]

January 27, 2009 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 1/27/09

Awards News: Neil Gaiman Wins Newbery Award for The Graveyard Book. (See also: past winners.) Interviews & Profiles: @Bibliophile Stalker: Nick Mamatas (You Might [...]

January 27, 2009 // 6 Comments

Books Received: January 26, 2009

Here are the books and magazines we received this past week. Q: If you could only read one of these titles, which would it be and why? Related posts: Books Received: February [...]

January 26, 2009 // 12 Comments

SF Tidbits for 1/26/09

Geekerati podcast-interviews Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman (Bones of the Dragon). [via SFFaudio] Andrew Wheeler’s Collected Thoughts about Mass-Market Paperbacks. [...]

January 26, 2009 // 2 Comments

Are Science Fiction Conventions Dying?

I recently met a person who was a major supporter and volunteer for the Boskone science fiction convention. He was concerned that the cons were dying. He indicated that [...]

January 25, 2009 // 21 Comments

REVIEW: The Sunborn by Gregory Benford

REVIEW SUMMARY: Gregory Benford’s follow-on to The Martian Race about life on the edge of the solar system is innovative and intriguing. There are lots of good ideas [...]

January 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

Sunday Cinema: Gargantua

It’s been a long time since I’ve seen a decent creature movie. Too bad this isn’t one. Oh well, at least it features Adam “Jayne” Baldwin. No [...]

January 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 1/25/09

Cover Browser has started a gallery if Mad Magazine Star Wars Covers. Bibliophile Stalker Charles Tan is keeping a list (A Google spreadsheet, actually) of 2009 Speculative [...]

January 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

WINNERS: 2009 Aurealis Awards

The winners of the 2009 Aurealis Awards, honouring works of science fiction, fantasy, and horror published in 2008, have been announced: Peter McNamara Convenors’ Award [...]

January 24, 2009 // 0 Comments

NOMINEES: 2009 BSFA Awards

This year’s BSFA Award nominees have been announced. I’ve mentioned this briefly before, but since the free fiction links began appearing, it seemed worthy to [...]

January 24, 2009 // 0 Comments


REVIEW SUMMARY: Very interesting time travel movie that moved in a direction I hadn’t expected. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: 30 years after his fathers death, a man [...]

January 24, 2009 // 5 Comments

SF Tidbits for 1/24/09

SCI FI Wire profiles David Marusek (Mind Over Ship). @Agony Column Podcast: Sean Stewart reads at SF in SF Free Fiction [courtesy of QuasarDragon]: @Infinite Canvas: [...]

January 24, 2009 // 3 Comments

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