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SPSFC Finalist Review–Duckett & Dyer: Dicks for Hire by G.M. Nair

We’ve made it to the finals of the Self-Published Science Fiction Competition (SPSFC), and six of the seven finalists are new reads for my judging team. The farther we get into the competition, the more highly recommended each book comes–each of the seven has been hand-picked out of a 30-book slush pile by one of… Continue reading SPSFC Finalist Review–Duckett & Dyer: Dicks for Hire by G.M. Nair

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SPSFC Finalist Review: Captain Wu by Patrice Fitzgerald and Jack Lyster

We’ve made it to the finals of the Self-Published Science Fiction Competition (SPSFC), and six of the seven finalists are new reads for my judging team. The farther we get into the competition, the more highly recommended each book comes–each of the seven has been hand-picked out of a 30-book slush pile by one of… Continue reading SPSFC Finalist Review: Captain Wu by Patrice Fitzgerald and Jack Lyster

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SPSFC Semifinalist Review: Dead Star by Simon Kewin

After whittling our initial 30-book allotment down to three, my SPSFC team has received six more semifinalists from other judging teams. Our scores of these six new books, along with our original three semifinalists, will combine with with 81 other scores (nine each from nine teams) to determine the SPSFC finalists. Each of the six… Continue reading SPSFC Semifinalist Review: Dead Star by Simon Kewin

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SPSFC Semifinalist Review: Dog Country by Malcolm F. Cross

After whittling our initial 30-book allotment down to three, my SPSFC team has received six more semifinalists from other judging teams. Our scores of these six new books, along with our original three semifinalists, will combine with with 81 other scores (nine each from nine teams) to determine the SPSFC finalists. Each of the six… Continue reading SPSFC Semifinalist Review: Dog Country by Malcolm F. Cross

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SPSFC Semifinalist Review: In the Orbit of Sirens by T.A. Bruno

After whittling our initial 30-book allotment down to three, my SPSFC team has received six more semifinalists from other judging teams. Our scores of these six new books, along with our original three semifinalists, will combine with with 81 other scores (nine each from nine teams) to determine the SPSFC finalists. Each of the six… Continue reading SPSFC Semifinalist Review: In the Orbit of Sirens by T.A. Bruno

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SPSFC Semifinalist Review: Of Cinder and Bone by Kyoko M.

After whittling our initial 30-book allotment down to three, my SPSFC team has received six more semifinalists from other judging teams. Our scores of these six new books, along with our original three semifinalists, will combine with with 81 other scores (nine each from nine teams) to determine the SPSFC finalists. Each of the six… Continue reading SPSFC Semifinalist Review: Of Cinder and Bone by Kyoko M.

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SPSFC Quarterfinalist Review: Gates of Mars by Kathleen McFall and Clark Hays

As our SPSFC team finishes reading our ten quarterfinalists out of our first round allotment, I will be posting review roundups and official scores. As you read our thoughts on these ten books, keep in mind that we have a variety of tastes on this team, and a low score does not necessarily indicate a… Continue reading SPSFC Quarterfinalist Review: Gates of Mars by Kathleen McFall and Clark Hays

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SPSFC Quarterfinalist Review: The Solid-State Shuffle by Jeffrey A. Ballard

As our SPSFC team finishes reading our ten quarterfinalists out of our first round allotment, I will be posting review roundups and official scores. As you read our thoughts on these ten books, keep in mind that we have a variety of tastes on this team, and a low score does not necessarily indicate a bad book. One… Continue reading SPSFC Quarterfinalist Review: The Solid-State Shuffle by Jeffrey A. Ballard