I’m home from vacation and mostly caught up from being away. So, it’s back to my regularly scheduled posts. That means, today’s post is the next short story in the Event Horizon 2017 collection of short stories highlighting authors who are eligible for the 2017 Campbell award for best new writer.
Published: March, 2016 in Galaxy’s Edge Magazine
Setting: various parts of Earth, from prehistory to the present
Summary: Short version: The ongoing struggle between good and evil tips to good Continue reading
This is the next short story in the Event Horizon 2017 collection of short stories highlighting authors who are eligible for the 2017 Campbell award for best new writer.
Published: September 2016 in Galaxy’s Edge: Issue 22
Genre: urban fantasy short story
Setting: a diner between Albuquerque and Durango, present day
Summary: Short version: All is not what it seems at breakfast in the diner Continue reading
I was given a copy of this novella to review (although my views are my own). It’s published by Annorlunda Enterprises, a small-press publisher that focuses on stories that make you think.
Published: 2018 (today is the release day, in fact!)
Genre: maybe post-apocalyptic fiction? It was Judgement Day that happened, not the apocalypse, but it changed everything
Length: 152 pages
Setting: a generic city, near future Continue reading
A friend of mine is a big fan of Gaiman. This was my first introduction to his writing. Interestingly, I recently listened to a full-cast adaptation of this book done by the BBC.
Genre: fantastical fiction
Length: 334 pages
Setting: mostly London, but also a bit in Florida Continue reading
I picked this up from the library because it was historical fiction. As a bonus, I enjoy the Greek myths.
Genre: historical fiction
Length: 611 pages
Setting: ancient Greece and Troy Continue reading
I got this book from a Lifehacker post on getting boys to read books with female protagonists. I thought it sounded interesting because it had several elements of Greek mythology in it. I read it now because it gave me a U author. I tried to get the kids to read it, but neither was interested.
Genre: middle grade urban fantasy
Length: 424 pages
Font: Hoefler Text
Setting: London and St. Paul, MN, present day Continue reading
It’s a book written by a favorite author on a topic I enjoy. Of course I was going to read it! And maybe pass it on to the kids as well.
Length: 283 pages of story, 297 pages with glossary
Setting: Mostly Midgard, before the start of history Continue reading