Tag Archives: Book Review

Hmmm… 23 in ’13… what to do…?

Earlier in the week I announced that I was going to participate in John Anealio’s “23 in ’13” challenge. I decided to get off my rear and complete 23 book reviews through the year. (I decided not to count my comic reviews because that would be too easy)

Anyway, those of you who read my ramblings regularly may have noticed my full posts have been a bit sparse the last few days.

Well a something came up the other day, I was asked to join the news team over at Slice Of SciFi. For those who don’t know it, Slice is a great genre news show and site which I have contributed to in the past. It joins Dragon Page, How To Grow Your Geek and It’s Comic Book Day, which I intend to continue contributing regularly to.

Obviously getting up to speed on the process and setting up a view on the news that I can grab stories from was a bit time-consuming. I’m having a lot of fun and getting to read about interesting stories, sometimes before it hits the major sources.

However, it leaves me in a quandary. Can I make 23 reviews in the next 11+ months?

Lets see… I am contributing to SoSF, DP, HTGYG and ICBD… and assuming that he does another one I will probably contribute to Dan Absalonson’s next guest post series.

Maybe I should change it up to contribute to 23 different sites in 2013?

[note:10:25pm] I’ve altered a bit of detail about the sites I contribute to, I was informed some of my info was out of date. Sorry.

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Star Trek FAQ Review at Slice of SciFi

Hey all, the chaos of November is now behind us and I am coming out of my NaNoWriMo induced lack of motivation.

Just in case you missed it in the chaos of November, my review of Star Trek FAQ by Mark Clark was posted over at The Dragon Page.

The review has now also been posted over a the Slice of SciFi website.

If you haven’t already, check it out.

Empire State by Adam Christopher [Book Review]

I was thrilled to read the other day that Adam Christopher’s Empire State had received the award for Best Book of 2012 from SciFi Now magazine. I really enjoyed his debut novel and I currently have his new novel Seven Wonders on the top of my reading pile.

In honor of this well deserved accolade I decided to repost my review from The Dragon Page.

Continue reading Empire State by Adam Christopher [Book Review]

New Book Review: Discount Armageddon by Seanan McGuire

My latest book review of Discount Armageddon by Seanan McGuire is up over at The Dragon Page. As with many of my reviews for this wonderful website and podcast, you can also catch the audio version by subscribing to the podcast feed.

While you are at it remember to stop by The Dragon Page on Monday for a special series in honor of World Book Day/Night.

Another Book Review: Alien Contact

review available at The Dragon Page

Hey all, my latest book review is now up over at The Dragon Page!

It is my review of the excellent Science Fiction anthology Alien Contact edited by Marty Halpern. This anthology includes stories from greats such as:

  • Harry Turtledove
  • Orson Scott Card
  • Stephen King
  • Neil Gaiman

and many others.

So pop on over and check it out.