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Hey everyone! Happy Friday! To start the weekend off right, we have another post up at Kirkus today… Today, our column features Thea’s review of the highly anticipated, super-meta, science fiction comedy Redshirts by the one and only John Scalzi. Go ahead. Warp speed 7 over to Kirkus to check out the review, Borgovian Land […]
Hello, good morning and welcome! Another week ahead of us and plenty of cool things to come but first…. A Couple of HUGE Announcements: We have just received some AMAZING news! Joel Sutherland, speculative fiction author extraordinaire, has made the final ballot for the 2009 Stoker Awards. His psychological horror novel, Frozen Blood is up […]
(*From the Original Series only. Because let’s face it: The new film is bringing back the original characters.)(On another note, doesn’t this title sound like a book report I am going to share with the class or something? So…quaint. You love it.) Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its […]
Happy Sunday, everyone! Around Blogland: Not much to report, except that dear Blossum (aka Katiebabs from Babbling About Books) is with Bubbles (aka Ana) in the UK right now, that lucky bitch! Apparently the two of them are getting along wonderfully, and will keep us all posted. Also, we stumbled across this picture and just […]
The weekend is over, alas! But we have another shiny new stash for you to chase away the impending Monday blues… Oooh, Pretty! The new cover to The Dead-Tossed Waves (out next year), Carrie Ryan’s companion book to her awesome debut, The Forest of Hands and Teeth. Is it next year yet? This Week on […]
This week: We kick-off the week with a three-day Kim Harrison Extravaganza! On Monday, Thea reviews book 6 in The Hollows series, The Outlaw Demon Wails, in honor of the mass market paperback release of the book. On Tuesday we will have an INTERVIEW with Kim Harrison (*Thea: AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA*) including an awesome giveaway! We’ll have […]
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