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Scide Splitters: Terminal Alliance by Jim C. Hines

Scide Splitters: Terminal Alliance by Jim C. Hines

Jim C. Hines, known for his fantasy novels, tries his hand at humorous military SF and presents us with an unlikely group of heroes—Janitors of the Post-Apocalypse. Read More »

CANADIAN AURORA AWARDS: LAST CALL TO VOTE!

CANADIAN AURORA AWARDS: LAST CALL TO VOTE!

This week Steve talks about Canadian SF/F, and those books, stories, and so on, that have been nominated for an Aurora Award this year. Oh, yeah—he’s a nominee too! Read More »

Review: The Yes-Men of Venus by Ron Goulart

Review: The Yes-Men of Venus by Ron Goulart

Giving a nod to greats like Jules Verne and Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Yes-Men of Venus is a roller-coaster ride filled with over-the-top ideas and silliness. Read More »

ACE Doubles and Cover Illustrators Part One (Redux)

ACE Doubles and Cover Illustrators Part One (Redux)

Continuing his retro-look at some older columns, Steve talks about Ace Doubles and their cover art. We're talking about The Good Old Stuff, in both writing and SF illustration. Get Some Now! Read More »

Review: The Slow Regard of Silent Things

Review: The Slow Regard of Silent Things

The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss brings every-thing to life through the eyes of a fan favorite King Killer Chronicles character and a knack for poetic imagery. Read More »

Judging a Book by its Cover: The Jaws That Bite

Judging a Book by its Cover: The Jaws That Bite

Landshark! Some authors aren't happy with their cover art.... Read More »

ACE Doubles and Some Amazing Illustrators Part One

ACE Doubles and Some Amazing Illustrators Part One

The art work gracing the covers of (most) Ace doubles was credited, another debt we owe Donald A. Wollheim. Read More »

Sword & Planet

Discussions of what is and what is not Sword & Sorcery can be a thorny proposition. On the one hand S&S is largely no different than epic Fantasy (ala Tolkien) except in scope or tone. On the other side is a branch of Science Fantasy known as... Read More »