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New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Released November 2017

Check out this list from our friends at Gizmodo. Which books are in your must buy list? Gluttony Bay by Matt Wallace is the one I am looking most forward to! #imafoodie CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FULL LIST   Richard PaulAvid Science Fiction & Fantasy Lover. Big fan of comics as well. Prefer the dark side to the light. ...

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The Top Science Fiction and Fantasy Books for 2017 That Has Everyone Buzzing

Ahhh…. A new year! That means a new year of awesome reading to look forward to! Personally I am most looking forward to Thrawn by Timothy Zahn on April 11th, but there are many other goodies to look forward to! Which ones are on your list? Check out the top 33 choices by our friends at THE VERGE. We’ve already taken ...

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18,000 Volumes of Science Fiction donated to the University of Iowa

Oh why not to me!!! Sioux Falls resident Allen Lewis has been a science fiction reader all his life, and he’s now donating his 18,000 volume-strong library to the University of Iowa. This comes just a couple of years after the University received a massive collection from James L. “Rusty” Hevelin, which spanned a century of science fiction’s history. Lewis’s ...

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Mr. Bliss: Tolkien’s Little-Known Children’s Book for His Own Kids

J.R.R. Tolkien firmly believed thatthere is no such thing as writing “for children” and yet, unbeknownst to most, he joined the ranks of famous authors of literature for grown-ups who wrote little-known children’s books — including Mark Twain, Maya Angelou, James Joyce, Aldous Huxley,Virginia Woolf, and Gertrude Stein — and actually penned a book specifically for kids. He wrote Mr. ...

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JK Rowling reveals the Harry Potter character she regrets killing off the most

  JK Rowling has revealed the one wizard she regrets having killed off by Voldemort in her best-selling Harry Potter series. While many will hope the writer now feels remorse at her killing off the well-loved Dumbledore, or that she has twinges of regret when thinking of the death of loyal house elf Dobby, they will be disappointed.   CLICK ...

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Best Science Fiction books of 2014

Worldcon came to London in 2014. It’s rare for Britain to host the planet’s most prestigious SF/fantasy convention, and “Loncon” was a great success. Though British fandom rejoiced, hopes for a “the British are coming!” moment in SF were undermined by the lack of Brit winners, or even nominees, in the convention’s annual Hugo awards. This year’s best-novel Hugo went to Ancillary ...

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Book Review: Alpha Warriors – Target: Earth

“ALPHA WARRIORS – TARGET: EARTH” by Neil P. Simpson   An invasion fleet stands by on the edge of Earth’s atmosphere, waiting for the signal to begin the attack. An unsuspecting Earth, whose defence systems would be powerless against the technological might of a force put together in the starfields of another universe, is going to need help to save ...

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Guest Post By The Author of “MARSHALL ANKARA – A CELESTIAL ODYSSEY : REVENGE”

When I was young, I was poor at spelling, so to improve that I would write stories where I would go on adventures with TV characters from my favorite TV shows. Then one day a family member suggested that I should write a book. Fast forward a few years and I’m very proud to say I am an author. My ...

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Michel Faber’s “Book of Strange New Things”

In the science-fiction classic, “Contact” (1997), based on a book of the same name by Carl Sagan, a Christian theologian (played by Matthew McConaughey) is selected by a panel to travel through a complex, fullerene-shaped machine to meet an extraterrestrial civilization. But luck doesn’t favor him. It’s a SETI scientist (played by Jodie Foster), who gets to be the one ...

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The Stars My Destination – Book Review from StrangerViews.com

Love this website I just came across StrangerViews.com – Check them out! Here is a Book review from them: A tale with more rip roaring revenge than anything dreamt up by Tarantino. The Stars My Destination, written by Alfred Bester, was first published in the UK under the title ‘Tiger! Tiger!’ after the poem by William Blake. As that poem ...

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