Stephen King

REALLY “REACHING”—Jack Reacher is NOT SF/F! (Book Review)

REALLY “REACHING”—Jack Reacher is NOT SF/F! (Book Review)

Steve wonders whether the non-SF/F series about Jack Reacher, by Lee Child, could actually be an “underground” SF/F series. Hmmm. Read More »

MOVIE REVIEW: POLTERGEIST (2015): “They’re here!” (Again…)  

MOVIE REVIEW: POLTERGEIST (2015): “They’re here!” (Again…)  

They're here! Or They're Back! Steve asks the movie review question: "WHY?" Read More »

Why Isn’t The Long Walk a Movie Yet?

Why Isn’t The Long Walk a Movie Yet?

Not every book works well on the big screen. But once in a while, written words need to be put in motion. Why isn’t The Long Walk a movie yet? Read More »

Glen Orbik – 1963-2015

Glen Orbik – 1963-2015

The world of illustration lost a real treasure this past week when artist Glen Orbik lost his long battle with cancer on May 11th. Read More »

Interview: Electric Cinema – Andrew David Barker

Interview: Electric Cinema – Andrew David Barker

The Electric is a ghost story steeped in the love of movies, with shades of vintage Bradbury and King. It is quiet an achievement. Read More »

Review – The Heretic Land, by Tim Lebbon

Review – The Heretic Land, by Tim Lebbon

Tim Lebbon's 2012 novel The Heretic Land is something of an endangered species in modern publishing; a self-contained, complete unto itself secondary world fantasy novel. Read More »

Novedades de Enero en Hispanoamérica

Novedades de Enero en Hispanoamérica

NEW stuff from Spanish America! Read More »

A LITTLE DITTY ‘BOUT BILLIE SUE and DEAN

A LITTLE DITTY ‘BOUT BILLIE SUE and DEAN

Steve discusses two top thriller writers, Billie Sue Mosiman and Dean R. Koontz. Are their new books good? Read More »

2014: A Reading Odyssey – Part 1

2014: A Reading Odyssey – Part 1

a short recap of my 2014 in books. Where I reviewed a book for Amazing Stories I have provided a link to that review, and in one case to a related interview. So here, in chronological order, are the first 21 books I read in 2014. Read More »

Haunted Holiday Gift Guide: Book Lover’s Edition

Haunted Holiday Gift Guide: Book Lover’s Edition

Use these suggestions to have a "horrible" holiday Read More »

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