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The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Mar/Apr 2015, Volume 128 # 718.

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The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Mar/Apr 2015, Volume 128 # 718.

The latest issue of ‘The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction’ starts with some big news. Gordon Van Gelder, who has published and edited the magazine for the last eighteen years, has decided that it’s time to pass the editor’s baton on to someone new. He has chosen C.C. Finlay, who was allowed a dress […]

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The Hotel Under The Sand by Kage Baker (book review).

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The Hotel Under The Sand by Kage Baker (book review).

‘The Hotel Under The Sand’ is a novella by Kage Baker. It is the story of young Emma, who is swept from her home by a violent storm which leaves her stranded on a beach far away. There she meets the ghost of a young boy who used to be a bell captain at the […]

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Voyage Of The Basilisk (Memoirs Of Lady Trent book 3) by Marie Brennan (book review).

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Voyage Of The Basilisk (Memoirs Of Lady Trent book 3) by Marie Brennan (book review).

Isabella is once again heading out on an expedition, this time travelling with her son, Jacob, his governess, Abby, and Tom Wilker, her co-worker from previous voyages. This instalment of her memoirs follows the group’s trip on the Basilisk as they sail around the world in search of more dragons to study. Fire serpents, sea […]

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Osiris (Book One Of The Osiris Project) by E.J. Swift (book review).

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Osiris (Book One Of The Osiris Project) by E.J. Swift (book review).

Welcome to the city of Osiris, mankind’s last hope for survival after the great storms caused catastrophic damage across the world. This glowing city, built on the water, surrounded by nothing but more water, is home to thousands of citizens living their lives without fear in a city of plenty. Adelaide is the only daughter […]

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Norse Code by Greg Van Eekhout (book review).

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Norse Code by Greg Van Eekhout (book review).

Ragnarok is coming and it’s coming to downtown USA. Mist is a Valkyrie determined to retrieve her sister from the depths of Helheim and maybe stop the apocalypse on the way. Hermod is a god, son of Odin, and lately wandering vagrant but, after encountering some wolves he suspects are about to eat the sun, […]

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On Spec: The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic vol 26 no. 3 # 98 (magazine review).

March 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
On Spec: The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic vol 26 no. 3  # 98 (magazine review).

After the contents page and the subscription information, On Spec # 98 opens with an editorial: ‘The Future Of On Spec And The Challenges We Face’ by Diane L. Walton, Managing Editor. Small arts magazines cannot get by on the revenues from advertisers and subscribers alone but need extra funding. Their government grant has been […]

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The Iron Ghost by Jen Williams (book review).

March 23, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Iron Ghost by Jen Williams (book review).

This is the sequel to ‘The Copper Promise’, which was released in 2014 to great acclaim. ‘The Iron Ghost’ is book two in the trilogy, so I was anticipating a little bit of middle book syndrome but luckily I was mistaken in this. Since their last adventure of accidentally releasing and then defeating the dragon […]

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Waistcoats & Weaponry (book 3 of The Finishing School) by Gail Carriger (book review).

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Waistcoats & Weaponry (book 3 of The Finishing School) by Gail Carriger (book review).

This is the third instalment in ‘The Finishing School Series’. I’m not entirely certain how many other books will be published but there is definitely a book four set to come out in 2015. Welcome back to Mademoiselle Geraldine’s Finishing Academy for Young Ladies of Quality, otherwise known as the floating dirigible based school training […]

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Valor Of The Healer (Rebels Of Adalonia book 1) by Angela Highland (book review).

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Valor Of The Healer (Rebels Of Adalonia book 1) by Angela Highland (book review).

‘Valor Of The Healer’ by Angela Highland is epic fantasy set in a robust world. I’d been looking for a book like this for a while and once I started reading, I found it difficult to stop. The three main characters had distinct voices and each called to me to finish their story. Of course, […]

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Dreamland by Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell (book review),

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Dreamland by Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell (book review),

To call artists Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell prolific painters is a bit of an understatement. More so with this book ‘Dreamland’, other than a couple at the back, the rest are new to me. It’s a shame that their source isn’t noted nor when they were used or printed before, although I do get […]

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