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Sci-fi Book Review: Thrill Switch by Tim Hawken

My judging team for the third annual Self-Published Science Fiction Competition (SPSFC3) has scouted our entire allotment and selected seven books to be passed around the team for full evaluations by our entire complement of judges. As I read two of the seven in the scouting phase, that will mean five new reads for me personally, all books that… Continue reading Sci-fi Book Review: Thrill Switch by Tim Hawken

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Sci-fi Novella Review: The Tusks of Extinction by Ray Nayler

This review is based on an eARC (Advance Reading Copy) provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Tusks of Extinction will be released on January 16, 2024. I read Ray Nayler for the first time in 2022, and he quickly became a must-read author. So when I saw he had… Continue reading Sci-fi Novella Review: The Tusks of Extinction by Ray Nayler

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Sci-fi/Fantasy Collection Review: Convergence Problems by Wole Talabi

This review is based on an eARC (Advance Reading Copy) provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Convergence Problems will be released on February 13, 2024. I’ve been following Wole Talabi’s recommendations for African short sci-fi and fantasy for several years now, and after loving “The Regression Test” and “A Dream… Continue reading Sci-fi/Fantasy Collection Review: Convergence Problems by Wole Talabi

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Sci-fi Novel Review: Three Eight One by Aliya Whiteley

This review is based on an eARC (Advance Reading Copy) provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Three Eight One will be released on January 16, 2024. Aliya Whiteley doesn’t have an enormous following in my corners of genre fandom, but I’ve heard her cited several times as an exceptional author… Continue reading Sci-fi Novel Review: Three Eight One by Aliya Whiteley

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Sci-fi Novel Review: Red Darkling by L.A. Guettler

My judging team for the third annual Self-Published Science Fiction Competition (SPSFC3) has scouted our entire allotment and selected seven books to be passed around the team for full evaluations by our entire complement of judges. As I read two of the seven in the scouting phase, that will mean five new reads for me personally, all books that… Continue reading Sci-fi Novel Review: Red Darkling by L.A. Guettler

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Sci-fi Novel Review: The Automaton by Ian Young

My judging team for the third annual Self-Published Science Fiction Competition (SPSFC3) has scouted our entire allotment and selected seven books to be passed around the team for full evaluations by our entire complement of judges. As I read two of the seven in the scouting phase, that will mean five new reads for me personally, all books that… Continue reading Sci-fi Novel Review: The Automaton by Ian Young

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Sci-fi Novel Review: Tasmanian Gothic by Mikhaeyla Kopievsky

My judging team for the third annual Self-Published Science Fiction Competition (SPSFC3) has scouted our entire allotment and selected seven books to be passed around the team for full evaluations by our entire complement of judges. As I read two of the seven in the scouting phase, that will mean five new reads for me… Continue reading Sci-fi Novel Review: Tasmanian Gothic by Mikhaeyla Kopievsky

Monthly Round-Up

December 2023 Round-up and Short Fiction Miscellany

It’s “Best of the Year” season, and in addition to posting my own Recommended Reading List, I’ve started reading a lot of stories from “best of the year” lists from authors and readers like John Wiswell, A.C. Wise, and Maria Haskins. Suffice to say, there’s been plenty of good reading to be done. So let’s… Continue reading December 2023 Round-up and Short Fiction Miscellany

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Sci-fi Novel Review: Stargun Messenger by Darby Harn

My judging team for the third annual Self-Published Science Fiction Competition (SPSFC3) has scouted our entire allotment and selected seven books to be passed around the team for full evaluations by our entire complement of judges. As I read two of the seven in the scouting phase, that will mean five new reads for me… Continue reading Sci-fi Novel Review: Stargun Messenger by Darby Harn