Review

ASM Blog Horde Interview with Diane Severson

Welcome to the Amazing Stories BLOG HORDE INTERVIEWS! The ASM Blog Horde is a diverse and wonderful species. I have the privilege of talking with all of them, and I get to share those chats with you. In this long-running series, you will have the op... Read More »

Interview with Bruce Boston – Part 1

Interview with Bruce Boston – Part 1

Bruce Boston. Among speculative poets and those who read it, he’s a well-known name. But just in case YOU are not familiar with him, here’s a brief biography of the Man (gleaned from his own website): Bruce Boston Since this is an interview I’ll let ... Read More »

MONSTER EARTH- A Book Review

I grew up watching kaiju. Well, back then I didn’t know that’s what it was called. I just thought it was cool watching giant monsters duke it out at the peril of many a balsawood building. For me, my first kaiju was Ultraman. Later, I discovered the... Read More »

Sequential Wednesdays #4 – The Off Week

Sequential Wednesdays #4 – The Off Week

Sorry folks, looks like this week got the better of me!  I was travelling for work during the I would normally put together a post, so this Wednesday is just a pretty picture and my list of pulls, but I have a treat coming up! On Thursday 3/14 (my b... Read More »

We’ve Gone to See the Wizard and Tra La Tra La Tra La: A review of Oz The Great and Powerful

We’ve Gone to See the Wizard and Tra La Tra La Tra La: A review of Oz The Great and Powerful

About five minutes after leaving the theater I ended the title take of the Wizard of Oz’s signature song with “…and we’re not happy at all.”  (‘We’ve gone to see the Wizard and we’re not happy at all... Read More »

Reviews of Unknown or Underappreciated Books Post #4 Her Majesty’s Wizard by Christopher Stasheff

Hello again, and welcome back! So – what, exactly, do I mean by ‘unknown or underappreciated’? To put it simply – not everyone is a Kevin J. Anderson or David Weber or Eric Flint or Robert Heinlein. Some authors – I would venture to say, ... Read More »

Book Review: The Wind Whales of Ishmael – Philip José Farmer

I have two purposes for this review. One is to call your attention to a novel that older readers have probably already read, The Wind Whales of Ishmael by Philip José Farmer (originally published by Ace Science Fiction in 1971) now released by Britis... Read More »

Mars Babylon: A Review of John Carter and the Gods of Hollywood by Michael D. Sellers

Reading Michael D. Sellers’ fascinating book, John Carter and the Gods of Hollywood, we learn all the reasons why John Carter, Disney’s film version of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ A Princess of Mars, failed at the box office. This extensively researc... Read More »

Scide Splitters: Doughnut by Tom Holt

Scide Splitters: Doughnut by Tom Holt

Available in bookstores March 5th Known more for his works of comic fantasy, Tom Holt serves up humorous science fiction in his latest novel, Doughnut. This move toward SF seems to be a growing trend for Holt, although, since the science in this and ... Read More »

Mini-Review of Felicity Savage’s “Black Wedding”

Mini-Review of Felicity Savage’s “Black Wedding”

It’s been so long since I’ve heard a “new voice” in horror writing that I’d forgotten what it feels like. Felicity Savage’s “Black Wedding” in her collection Black Wedding and Five More Funerals gave th... Read More »

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