Archives: April2012
    Restoration by Carol Berg
  • Restoration by Carol BergWomen in SF&F Month: Carol Berg

    Today I’m pleased to have a guest post from one of my very favorite fantasy authors, Carol Berg! Her Rai-kirah trilogy is among my favorite fantasy series, and I am a huge fan of her other books I’ve read as well (Song of the Beast and the Lighthouse Duet). The Daemon Prism, her most recent book and the final Novel of the Collegia Magia, was just released earlier this year. While I love her stories and worlds, I think she […]

  • Beggars in Spain by Nancy KressWomen in SF&F Month: Nancy Kress

    After yesterday’s great post by Jessica to launch Women in SF&F Month, today we get to hear from the first SF&F author up, Nancy Kress!  And, following a great deal of begging and groveling, I also have a guest to introduce her: my husband John, who will now take it away… I cannot explain how wonderful Nancy Kress’s writing is to someone who hasn’t read it; suffice it to say that I have been an avid reader of science fiction […]

  • Read React Review headerWomen In SF&F Month: Jessica from Read React Review

    Today I’m pleased to have a guest post from Jessica of Read React Review!  Although she doesn’t talk much about science fiction and fantasy on her blog, I have known her for many years and very much respect what she has to say on any number of issues, including ideas involving women and gender in fiction.  As such, she was one of the first people I thought to invite this month and now she is kicking things off with the […]

  • Women in SF&F Month BannerWomen In SF&F Month

    It’s officially April, which means Women in SF&F Month is here with guest posts beginning tomorrow. There probably won’t be one every single day this month, but it should be close to every day and I’m hoping to fill in some of the gaps with reviews of some fantasy and science fiction books written by women. In case you missed my previous post about it linked to above, this month is dedicated to highlighting the women who are writing and […]

  • Review of This Is Not a Game by Walter Jon Williams

    This Is Not a Game is by Walter Jon Williams, a New York Times bestselling author whose work has won the Nebula Award and been nominated for Hugo, World Fantasy, and Philip K. Dick Awards. This particular novel by Williams is the first book about Dagmar Shaw. It has two sequels, Deep State and The Fourth Wall, which was just released toward the end of last month. In This Is Not a Game, readers are introduced to Dagmar Shaw, a […]

  • Implied Spaces by Walter Jon WilliamsThe Leaning Pile of Books

    Hope everyone is enjoying their Sunday and looking forward to Game of Thrones season 2 starting tonight! I recently finished watching season 1 to prepare. Browsing bargain books strikes again with 2 cheap finds and one unsolicited review copy this week. Implied Spaces by Walter Jon Williams This was one of the bargain books I found and it still seems to be available for about $6 in hardcover if you’re interested. I’ve read two books by Walter Jon Williams now, […]