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Stuff ( & Possibly Nonsense) #125

August 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

And once again it’s that time of the week for a quick round up of news and links that Richard and Joe spotted over the last few days: The annual Worldcon, science fiction’s biggest bash,...

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A Gathering of Ravens, Scott Oden, Bantam Books “To the Danes, he is skraelingr; to the English, he is orcneas; to the Irish, he is fomoraig. He is Corpse-maker and Life-quencher, the Bringer of Night,...

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Awards: the Hugos have been announced

August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Over the weekend the annual Worldcon took place, and that means the prestigious Hugo Awards were announced, one of the major landmarks in world science fiction and fantasy, taking in novels, novellas, editors, short stories, film,...

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Strange Practice, Vivian Shaw, Orbit Books Oh now this was an absolute delight to read. There has been a large trend in the last couple of decades for  urban fantasies, depicting a world that is...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #123

August 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

And once more it’s that time of week when Richard and Joe do a quick round up of news and links they’ve spotted during the last few days: The City Lit courses in London includes...

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The Epic Crush of Genie Lo, F.C. Yee, Amulet/Abrams Kids Genie Lo is a very driven, very organised fifteen year old Chinese-American high school student in the Bay Area. Like more than a few similar...

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Comics readers save book stores (in France)

July 31, 2017 | 1 Comments

A recent study by market researchers GFK has proven that, while most book stores still treat comics and graphic novels as something of a rarity, barely fit for a separate shelf, their buyers largely keep...

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Joshua N’Gon – Last Prince of Alkebulahn, Anthony Hewitt, Marksman Studios Short version: the best piece of science fiction I have read this year –  I absolutely loved the imaginative ideas and fabulous characters in...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #120

July 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Time once more for that highlight of your week, as Joe and Richard take a stab at rounding up all of that comic news that you may have missed:...

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Reviews: the Delirium Brief

July 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Delirium Brief, Charles Stross, Orbit Books The latest volume in the brilliant Laundry Files arrives from the delightfully warped brain of Charlie Stross. I’ve enjoyed Charlie’s books for many years, but I have an...

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