Today I have another video review of one of this year’s Hugo Award Finalists, Blackout, another novel of time traveling historians by Connie Willis, and one which I was definitely not impressed with. Continue reading →
With the Hugo Awards coming up, I’m going to a break down of some of the nominated works for this year’s awards, This week I’m starting off with Fast Forward 1, edited by Lou Anders, who is nominated for a Best Editor, Long Form award. As this is a collection of short stories, the usual review framework doesn’t quite apply, but I’ll try to fit the usual beats in there. Continue reading →
F. Paul Wilson is one of the wave of horror-thriller writers to come after Stephen King who haven’t gotten the degree of cultural awareness that King has gotten. This is particularly odd considering that he created a very interesting character who is featured in the book I’m reviewing today – Repairman Jack. Continue reading →
In a mysterious world of ancient wonders, one man struggles to steal anything that isn’t nailed down.
When this book came out 6 years ago, I kind of missed it. I never got around to picking it up and reading it. Now, after the 4th Edition of D&D has come out, I have finally picked it up from the library and read it. Continue reading →
The anime series of the Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya has become perhaps one of the more popular anime series to make the jump to the US, and one of the few anime series based off books to have the original source of the series get translated into English. I have already seen the series (and a review is forthcoming, once I finish with Patlabor), the question is, how does the book hold up?