Category Archives: science fiction

Locus Magazine Nominees

Locus is a long running magazine devoted to science fiction and fantasy.   It is filled with reviews and author interviews.  http://www.locusmag.com/ Snared from their page: The Locus Awards are presented to winners of Locus Magazine‘s annual readers’ poll, which was … Continue reading

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Among Others by Jo Walton

As we know, I had the opportunity to go to the World Science Fiction Convention this year and the winner for best Novel was Jo Walton for Among Others.  I hadn’t read anything by her (but I will read more) … Continue reading

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Forget Amazon, here’s where to buy Science Fiction Online

Since Amazon has shut down alot of authors, including TOR books, with its embargo or whatever of Macmillan Publishers over eBook pricing, you may, like me, be looking for alternative places to buy the latest science fiction. I have found … Continue reading

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How I Became a Science Fiction Reader and The Hugo Awards Winners 2008

After seventeen years as a YA LIbrarian (and a term as a high school librarian before that) I am now the Adult Fiction personage. I really still enjoy YA books, and I like their readership too, since my own teen … Continue reading

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D.O.A. Recommends Scott Westerfeld’s Uglies Series

http://toonlet.com/embed/strip?i=15685 CLICK TO SEE FULL CARTOON I’m not really ready to write my review, but I did do the cartoon last week and I might as well put the beginnings of the post out here. I have had an actual … Continue reading

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