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About Jessica Strider (102 Articles)
Jessica Strider worked at the World's Biggest Bookstore in Toronto for 10 years before it closed in 2014. Now she's got more time to read books, so check out her <a href="//www.scififanletter.blogspot.com">blog</a> for SF/F book reviews, movie reviews, posts about the middle ages, and more.

New Author Spotlight: David J. Williams

New Author Spotlight is a series designed to introduce authors with 3 books or less in the different SF/F subgenres. Today’s spotlight shines on David J. Williams. [...]

May 1, 2011 // 3 Comments

REVIEW: Green by Jay Lake

REVIEW SUMMARY: A good book if you like character-driven works, not so good if you want more plot. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Green was bought to be trained as a [...]

April 17, 2011 // 0 Comments

REVIEW: The Dragon’s Path by Daniel Abraham

REVIEW SUMMARY: Well-written with all the elements of becoming a fantasy classic. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: An attack on the free city of Vanai by the Anteans sets several [...]

April 14, 2011 // 3 Comments

New Author Spotlight: Stephen Deas

New Author Spotlight is a series designed to introduce authors with 3 books or less in the different SF/F subgenres. Today’s spotlight shines on Stephen Deas. Stephen [...]

April 10, 2011 // 0 Comments

New Author Spotlight: Lisa Paitz Spindler

New Author Spotlight is a series designed to introduce authors with 3 books or less in the different SF/F subgenres. Today’s spotlight shines on a special author, one [...]

March 21, 2011 // 5 Comments

REVIEW: 0.4 by Mike Lancaster

REVIEW SUMMARY: Reads like a Twilight Zone episode but with modern technology. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Kyle Straker narrates the end of his world on cassette tapes which [...]

March 12, 2011 // 2 Comments

New Author Spotlight: Jaye Wells

Author Spotlight is a series designed to introduce authors with 3 books or less in the different SF/F subgenres. Today’s spotlight shines on Jaye Wells. Jaye [...]

March 4, 2011 // 2 Comments

New Author Spotlight: Stoney Compton

Author Spotlight is a series designed to introduce authors with 3 books or less in the different SF/F subgenres. Today’s spotlight shines on Stoney Compton. Stoney [...]

February 25, 2011 // 0 Comments

New Author Spotlight: Mark Hodder

Author Spotlight is a series designed to introduce authors with 3 books or less in the different SF/F subgenres. Today’s spotlight shines on Mark Hodder. Mark [...]

February 13, 2011 // 0 Comments

REVIEW: Slights by Kaaron Warren

REVIEW SUMMARY: An interesting story about life, death and murder. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Stevie tries to uncover the secrets of the afterlife and avoid learning about [...]

February 4, 2011 // 0 Comments

New Author Spotlight: Robert V. S. Redick

Author Spotlight is a new series designed to introduce authors with 3 books or less in the different SF/F subgenres. Today’s spotlight shines on Robert V. S. Redick. [...]

January 15, 2011 // 1 Comment

REVIEW: Veracity by Laura Bynum

REVIEW SUMMARY: A strange cross between 1984 and A Brave New World, Veracity shows a terrifyingly possible future. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: In a world where words and [...]

January 8, 2011 // 0 Comments

New Author Spotlight: Ben Tripp

New Author Spotlight is a new series designed to introduce authors with 3 books or less in the different SF/F subgenres. Today’s spotlight shines on Ben Tripp. Ben [...]

January 7, 2011 // 1 Comment

New Author Spotlight: Laura Bickle

Author Spotlight is a series designed to introduce authors with 3 books or less in the different SF/F subgenres. Today’s spotlight shines on Laura Bickle, who also [...]

December 10, 2010 // 0 Comments

REVIEW: Lamentation by Ken Scholes

REVIEW SUMMARY: A great epic fantasy debut that starts off character driven and switches half way to a plot based novel of intrigue. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Windwir, the [...]

December 6, 2010 // 1 Comment

New Author Spotlight: Chris Evans

Author Spotlight is a new series designed to introduce authors with 3 books or less in the different SF/F subgenres. Today’s spotlight shines on Chris Evans. Chris [...]

November 12, 2010 // 3 Comments

New Author Spotlight: James Knapp

Author Spotlight is a new series designed to introduce authors with 3 books or less in the different SF/F subgenres. Today’s spotlight shines on James Knapp. James [...]

November 8, 2010 // 0 Comments

REVIEW: Eon by Alison Goodman

REVIEW SUMMARY: While a teen book, Eon will appeal to all readers who enjoy well realized fantasy settings and lots of political intrigue. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Eon, a [...]

October 8, 2010 // 0 Comments

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