This is one of the most horrifying pieces of fiction I’ve read.
Free today and tomorrow. Recommended.
I just finished Gate Thief, the second book is Card’s Mithermage trilogy. The first book was a lot of fun. The second book–I don’t recommend it, unless and until the last book comes out and gives us an idea whether the series as a whole is worth reading. (more…)
The End of Earth and Sky.
I bought this when it came out and am anticipating the sequel.
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Scifi writer Wright has a stab at defining the genre, with some success: (more…)
His Majesty: “It’s a very old tradition, which is why I’ve discouraged you from writing your own memoirs. They would not be trustworthy.”
But then, neither is Lucas’ oeuvre.
Here’s a great piece of theo-fiction for Halloween.
“Monsters and Mormons” is out. My own contribution to this volume is mediocre in the middle, but is the cat’s miaow in the beginning and in the end. It’s like a thin slice of American cheese between two big hunks of my wife’s bread. (more…)
Don’t miss today’s story from Daily SF, “Ten Speeds at the End of the World,” by Guinevere Robin Rowell. it combines “what if this were the world’s last night?” with a touch of proper sentiment. It’s not up yet on the site so look for it in the next couple of days.
As you know, I’m interested in TF (theo-fiction), stories like C.S. Lewis’ The Great Divorce that take the angels and devils of the old folk tales as their properties just as fantasy takes the fairies and dwarfs. First Things has just put up a a very interesting TF discussion about devils in fiction. (more…)
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