Amazing Stories

Author: Sam McDonald

The Audio File: Changes

The Audio File: Changes

For his last column for Amazing Stories, Sam revie... Read More »

Book Review: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Book Review: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist is an excellent example of the true ... Read More »

Comic Review: Arrowsmith

Comic Review: Arrowsmith

Arrowsmith is one of the best alternate history an... Read More »

The Audio File: Settling the Final Frontier

The Audio File: Settling the Final Frontier

Lots of really great audio stories are reviewed in... Read More »

The Audio File: Religion in Speculative Fiction

The Audio File: Religion in Speculative Fiction

Want to hear an audio version of a short speculati... Read More »

The Audio File: The Four Loves

The Audio File: The Four Loves

What is love? Sam tackles the age old mystery. Read More »

Comic Review: After Twilight

Comic Review: After Twilight

A Texas-sized dystopia Read More »

Comic Review: Seekers of the Weird

Comic Review: Seekers of the Weird

What better way for Marvel and Disney to work toge... Read More »

Book Review: The Ear, The Eye and The Arm by Nancy Farmer

Book Review: The Ear, The Eye and The Arm by Nancy Farmer

The Ear, The Eye and The Arm combines traditional ... Read More »

The Audio File: Feast of Fiction

The Audio File: Feast of Fiction

Can you eat an audio file? Maybe. But you'll wan... Read More »

Book Review: Flatland by Edwin A. Abbot

Book Review: Flatland by Edwin A. Abbot

Flatland - characters are two dimensional. Read More »

Book Review: Hover Car Racer by Mathew Reilly

Book Review: Hover Car Racer by Mathew Reilly

Greek myth and a quirky treatment of French charac... Read More »

Book Review: Rip Tide by Kat Falls

Book Review: Rip Tide by Kat Falls

Life in a western under the sea Read More »

Book Review: Dark Life by Kat Falls

Book Review: Dark Life by Kat Falls

A novel about deep sea living isn't the deepest, b... Read More »

The Audio File: Christmas Special

The Audio File: Christmas Special

It's Christmas in July - in January! Read More »

The Inspiration Gap

The Inspiration Gap

Where will our children find their inspiration? Read More »

The Audio File: Camp Myth, Phoenix Watching by Chris Lewis Carter

The Audio File: Camp Myth, Phoenix Watching by Chris Lewis Carter

There are some exciting things going on in the wor... Read More »

Book Review: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Book Review: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Shadow & Bone a Twilight/Potter mashup in an analo... Read More »

The Audio File: The Moonlit Road

The Audio File: The Moonlit Road

A special Halloween-themed edition of The Audio Fi... Read More »

A Decade of Demigods: Percy Jackson’s 10th Anniversary

A Decade of Demigods: Percy Jackson’s 10th Anniversary

Happy Tenth Anniversary to all Percy Jackson fans! Read More »

The Audio File: Military Science Fiction

The Audio File: Military Science Fiction

A selection of audio Military Science Fiction, fro... Read More »

Book Review: Shades of Earth by Beth Revis

Book Review: Shades of Earth by Beth Revis

Shades of Earth, the final book in the Across the ... Read More »

Book Review: A Million Suns by Beth Revis

Book Review: A Million Suns by Beth Revis

A review of the audiobook of the second novel in t... Read More »

Book Review: Across the Universe by Beth Revis

Book Review: Across the Universe by Beth Revis

In a YA market saturated by dystopias and supernat... Read More »

The Audio File: Superheroes

The Audio File: Superheroes

Sam takes a tour of free audio fiction on the web. Read More »