• 2019 Hugo Award Reviews: Novelettes

    2019 Hugo Award Reviews: Novelettes0

    Welcome to the second of our series examining the prose stories that are competing at this year’s Hugo Awards for science fiction and fantasy. The previous post covered the Best Short Story category. Now, let us raise the wordcount and enter Best Novelette, honouring stories of between 7,500 and 17,500 words in length…

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  • 2019 Hugo Award Reviews: Short Stories

    2019 Hugo Award Reviews: Short Stories0

    The 2019 Hugo Awards are scheduled to be presented in August at the Dublin Worldcon. Many fans of SF/F are awaiting the big day, all the while eagerly reading and evaluating this year’s finalists. As per annual tradition, I will be joining in with a series of reviews covering the Short Story, Novelette, Novella and

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  • Captain Ginger: An Im-purr-fect but Enjoyable New Universe

    Captain Ginger: An Im-purr-fect but Enjoyable New Universe0

    Captain Ginger Volume 1 Comicraft’s Jimmy Betancroft (Letters), June Brigman (Artist), Veronica Gandini (Colours), Scott Moore (Writer), Roy Richardson (Artist), Richard Starkings (Letters) Ahoy Comics 18 June, 2019 In an apocalyptic future, humans are extinct, and only a small spaceship of cats roams the galaxy, desperately clinging to dwindling supplies and trying to escape a

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  • Book Beat: 2018 Nebula Awards, A George R.R. Martin Update, and Hemingway’s Potential Plagiarism

    Book Beat: 2018 Nebula Awards, A George R.R. Martin Update, and Hemingway’s Potential Plagiarism0

    Hello lovely readers! Welcome to another installment of Book Beat, brought to you this week by your editor Paige. Things are far less scandalous than usual this week in the publishing industry, but that might be because of a.) the weather, and b.) all the many scandals and outrages in book-adjacent industries (like the world

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  • On The Path With Invisible Kingdom #1

    On The Path With Invisible Kingdom #11

    Invisible Kingdom #1 Christian Ward (art/coloring), G. Willow Wilson (writing) Dark Horse Comics March 20, 2019 Remember ODY-C? What an interesting book. Honestly, I’m bringing that up just to get it out of the way; Christian Ward, the artist on ODY-C, is also the artist here, this is also a sci-fi book, and he’s working

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  • Star Trek: The Q Conflict #1: A Trek Crossover! ‘Nuff Said!

    Star Trek: The Q Conflict #1: A Trek Crossover! ‘Nuff Said!0

    Star Trek: The Q Conflict #1 Scott Tipton (Writer), David Tipton (Writer), David Messina (Artist), Elisabetta D’Amico (Artist), Alexandra Alexakis (Colours), Neil Uyetake (Letters) IDW Publishing 30 January, 2019 Captain Jean-Luc Picard’s Enterprise has been sent by Starfleet to Cestus III, a planet whose sun has suddenly started going supernova. But this is not an

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