Category Archives: Fiction – SciFi

A (Very Brief) Primer on Kim Harrison’s The Hollows

It occurred to me that it would be a good idea to have a plan of attack for “Blog Post A Day February.”  Posting fourteen posts in twenty-eight days is way the heck more than I’ve posted, like, ever in … Continue reading

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A Review of Orson Scott Card’s Enchantment (by Bethany)

I read Enchantment on the recommendation of a friend. It is the first Orson Scott Card novel I’ve read that is not part of the Ender series. This novel is about Ivan, a late-Cold-War era Russian boy whose family emigrates … Continue reading

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A Review of Octavia E. Butler’s Kindred (by Bethany)

I read Kindred for the first time a couple of years ago – July of 2010 if I remember correctly. I had just moved to a new apartment, and Kindred was the first book I read after I installed an … Continue reading

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No, I haven’t forgotten that I’m a blogger. Jill reviews J. Robert Lennon’s Familiar

  This was Powell’s Books Indiespensible selection number thirty-six, from late in 2012.  I just read it in June, basically because certain nineteenth century heroines who go by the names of Isabel and Anna have taken up a lot of … Continue reading

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A Review of Orson Scott Card’s Speaker for the Dead (by Bethany)

A couple of months ago I read Ender’s Game on the recommendation of a ten year-old whose taste I have come to trust. He said it was his second-favorite book, right after The Swiss Family Robinson. I read it over … Continue reading

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