Category Archives: Books

2013 – Discovering Audiobooks

  The second half of 2012 was a catastrophically busy time, and the majority of 2013 looks to be equally busy. One of my resolutions for the coming year was to be more careful to make my limited leisure time … Continue reading

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“The Deacon’s Tale” Wins “Best SF Read” of 2012!

  It’s always nice to make the top of the list for any reviewer, and Booksnobbery.com is one of the hardest-working book bloggers on the ‘Net. She reviewed my Sword of the Stars novel “The Deacon’s Tale” in March of … Continue reading

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Eternal October

I am re-posting the text of this review today, although I wrote it many years ago, because today Ray Bradbury is dead. It would probably take years to measure and to articulate all of the things that Bradbury’s work has … Continue reading

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The Unbearable Whiteness of Being: Pym by Mat Johnson

I’d give it the full five stars, but I can’t.

‘Cause, you know.

The man called me a snow monkey. Continue reading

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The Mill on the Inspiration River – Ganymede by Cherie Priest

I did myself a small disservice when I read this book; I picked it up off the shelf at the public library and did not consider whether I should backtrack and read the earlier novels in the series first. Accordingly, … Continue reading

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Mill on the Inspiration River – First Thoughts on "Candle in the Attic Window"

Candle in the Attic Window, edited by Silvia Moreno-Garcia My rating: 5 of 5 stars I’ve just finished reading this book recently. I kept it beside my bed throughout the holidays like a box of chocolates, picking it up to … Continue reading

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Dead and Gone, by Charlaine Harris

Harris apparently wasn’t really ready to write this book, and to deal with some of the gruesome events that made it into her plot outline. Continue reading

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Mill on the Inspiration River – Happy Boxing Day

The real meat of this blog begins with a post-Christmas celebration of all the wonderful reading presents that I bought and received on the holidays: From editor Silvia Moreno-Garcia at Innsmouth Press, I bought holiday review copies of “Future Lovecraft” … Continue reading

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Mill on the Inspiration River

Greetings all! I realize that it is traditional for professional writers to maintain a blog on a site like Goodreads to serve as some sort of self-promotional organ. But I was a reader long before I was ever a writer, … Continue reading

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Zothique

Night Falls in the Empire of Dreams: a review of Zothique, by Clark Ashton Smith Introduction: In Search of Zothique To find what I was looking for, I did not go to those great Emporiums which are built in busy … Continue reading

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