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Top 10 Young Adult Books You Need To Read By Fall

Top 10 Young Adult Books You Need To Read By Fall

Now that summer is winding down a bit, it's time t... Read More »

Review: Lincoln’s Wizard by Tracy Hickman & Dan Willis

Review: Lincoln’s Wizard by Tracy Hickman & Dan Willis

Filled with airships, dragons, zombies, robots, an... Read More »

Review: Beautiful Intelligence, by Stephen Palmer

Review: Beautiful Intelligence, by Stephen Palmer

Beautiful Intelligence is a bracingly imaginative ... Read More »

Small Press Book Review:  Starbase Human by Kristine Kathryn Rusch

Small Press Book Review: Starbase Human by Kristine Kathryn Rusch

The latest Retrieval Artist novel - Starbase Human... Read More »

Review – Cowboy Angels, by Paul McAuley

Review – Cowboy Angels, by Paul McAuley

The Real is a parallel world in which the Second W... Read More »

Small Press Book Review: A Murder of Clones by Kristine Kathryn Rusch

Small Press Book Review: A Murder of Clones by Kristine Kathryn Rusch

Rusch pulls off another taught thriller with A Mur... Read More »

“CLASSIC” Movie Reviews, OUR MAN FLINT and IN LIKE FLINT

“CLASSIC” Movie Reviews, OUR MAN FLINT and IN LIKE FLINT

Steve revisits a favourite--classic--"spy spoof" f... Read More »

Review: Jani and the Greater Game by Eric Brown

Review: Jani and the Greater Game by Eric Brown

Eric Brown takes us on steampunk adventure through... Read More »

Review – La Femme, edited by Ian Whates

Review – La Femme, edited by Ian Whates

A review of La Femme, Noir's companion anthology Read More »

Review – Inversions by Iain M. Banks

Review – Inversions by Iain M. Banks

A review of Bank's Inversion. Read More »

Living With the Nazis

Living With the Nazis

With its haunting portrayal of the unthinkable, Fa... Read More »

Cloud Atlas, Skyfall and the McDonaldization of Hollywood

Cloud Atlas, Skyfall and the McDonaldization of Hollywood

Gary Dalkin reviews Cloud Atlas and Skyfall and ta... Read More »

Sixties, Science Fiction and Secret Agents

Sixties, Science Fiction and Secret Agents

Secret agent tales have always carried a hint of s... Read More »

England’s “Fabulous, Feminine Answer to James Bond”!

England’s “Fabulous, Feminine Answer to James Bond”!

Introducing Modesty Blaise.... Read More »

Do Videogames Have to Be Fun: Papers, Please and Monotony

Do Videogames Have to Be Fun: Papers, Please and Monotony

Papers, Please, a game by Lucas Pope for PC and Ma... Read More »

Crossroads: The Challenge of Espionage in Speculative Fiction

Crossroads: The Challenge of Espionage in Speculative Fiction

If spy fiction uses SF/F techniques, then why does... Read More »

Crossroads: Society, World-building, and Estrangement in Spy Fiction

Crossroads: Society, World-building, and Estrangement in Spy Fiction

Growing up in a household where the legacy of Comm... Read More »

Top Secret

Crossroads: I Spy, with My Little Eye…Espionage in Speculative Fiction

Hello and welcome to August! I was away for much o... Read More »

How Science Fiction Fans Can Save America

How Science Fiction Fans Can Save America

Will you stand for something? Or settle for anythi... Read More »

Book Review: Hope Reborn by S.M. Stirling and David Drake

Hope Reborn by S.M Stirling and David Drake Baen B... Read More »

Zombies, Nazis, and the Spear of Destiny

Zombies, Nazis, and the Spear of Destiny

The Spear of Destiny Jason E. Thummel paperback $1... Read More »

The Fury – Blu-ray and Expanded Soundtrack

Those difficult teen years. A time when you have n... Read More »

Sequential Wednesdays #5 – The Private Eye For the Public

Sequential Wednesdays #5 – The Private Eye For the Public

The publication of comics has drastically changed ... Read More »

The Monster Makers

The spotlight last month fell on the special effec... Read More »

Dynamo – Unsuccessful Wooing, Decrees from Rashmon & A Silent, Bearded Man

Dynamo – Unsuccessful Wooing, Decrees from Rashmon & A Silent, Bearded Man

If there’s a recently popularized term that ... Read More »

Crossroads: Where Genres Meet in the Night

Speculative fiction's ability to stay fresh is a d... Read More »