Monthly Archives: April 2015

New Arrivals

A mixed bag this time. I got these three science fiction novels from Paperback BookSwap, which, by the way, started charging 49 cents per book ordered as of the middle of February. Timothy Zahn is a SF writer whose work … Continue reading

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Current Reading, March 30 – April 5, 2015

I finished Fear of the Dark by Gar Anthony Haywood, thought it was pretty good. Yes, I’m still reading Old Venus, though I have only two stories to go. Rather than discussing it here, I’ll have a review up soon. Time ran out on … Continue reading

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The Hugo Awards brouhaha

Those of you who are readers of science fiction and follow the awards given each year, this is an interesting time of year because the Hugo Award nominations are posted. I usually look forward to the list as a guide … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, March

Two things to add this time, one a pre-order. The Dead Mountaineer’s Inn by Boris & Arkady Strugatsky, translated by Josh Billings [Melville House Publishing 2015 trade paper] Mystery novel with SF elements originally published in 1970. This mystery by … Continue reading

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