Book Received: The One-Eyed Man

On October 3, 2013, in Books Received, by Patrick Hester

Hardcover: 352 pages Publisher: Tor Books; 1 edition (September 17, 2013) ISBN-10: 0765335441 Official Description: The colony world of Stittara is no ordinary planet. For the interstellar Unity of the Ceylesian Arm, Stittara is the primary source of anagathics: drugs that have more than doubled the human life span. But the ecological balance that makes […]

Book Received: Billy Moon

On September 30, 2013, in Books Received, by Patrick Hester

Hardcover: 272 pages Publisher: Tor Books; First Edition edition (August 27, 2013) ISBN-10: 0765321726 Official Description: In Douglas Lain’s debut novel set during the turbulent year of 1968, Christopher Robin Milne, the inspiration for his father’s fictional creation, struggles to emerge from a manufactured life, in a story of hope and transcendence. Billy Moon was […]

Songs of the Earth by Elspeth Cooper

On April 16, 2012, in Book Review, Paul Weimer, by Paul Weimer

  Book Review: Songs of the Earth by Elspeth Cooper. Gair has been keeping a secret. Although he a good warrior for the Church, he has a talent for magic that the Church decries as witchcraft. It comes as a terrible song that he cannot stop hearing, and when it manifests too strongly, the magic […]

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Review: Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card

On March 19, 2012, in Book Review, Cathy Russell, by Catherine Russell

Orson Scott Card‘s second book in the Ender series, Speaker for the Dead, takes place years after humanity’s war against the alien ‘buggers.’ Ender Wiggins, the former child hero of the Bugger Wars, has spent twenty years traveling from world to world, speaking for the dead – telling the truth about the lives of those […]

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Nerd News Roundup for June 30, 2010

On June 30, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd Worthy News Scifi & Fantasy AirlockAlpha: ‘Stargate: Universe’ Will Get Darker, Tougher io9: 4 new Predators clips set up the other-worldly alien battle SciFi Wire: Andy Serkis to play rebellious chimp Caesar in Planet of the Apes SfSignal: SF Tidbits for 6/30/10 Review -Don’t you forget about me: being a review of Jonathan […]

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Nerd News Roundup for June 17, 2010

On June 17, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd Worthy News Scifi & Fantasy Terry Pratchett enters parallel worlds of science fiction LATimes: Free science fiction for the iPad from CNNTech: ‘Spock’ promotes ‘movie karaoke’ at E3 Grasping for the Wind: Book Review: Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor io9: Return to Narnia with Voyage of The Dawn Treader’s first trailer […]

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Nerd News Round Up-April 22, 2010

On April 22, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

I’m back! Sorry for the absence – technical firewall issues!  All fixed now! Nerd Worthy News Scifi & Fantasy i09: Cameron’s Next Project May Not Be Avatar 2 Or Battle Angel Book Cover Smackdown! ‘Ender’s Game’ vs. ‘Crossovers 2’ vs. ‘The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard’ SF Tidbits for 4/22/10 MIND MELD: What […]

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