Tag Archive: Cheryl Morgan

May 07

And the winner of the Clarke Award is….

… the magnificent Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel – most definitely one of my favourite books for the 14/15 award season period.*  (Thanks to Jonathan Strahan for pointing this out to me on Facebook this morning). Just to remind you, this was the shortlist (the links take you to my reviews): The Girl …

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Feb 01

Book Review: Elysium by Jennifer Marie Brissett

What’s It About This is not an easy book to describe without giving away spoilers.  So I’ve borrowed from the back cover blurb. As the novel’s characters struggle to survive apocalypse, they are sustained and challenged by the demands of love in a shattered world both haunted and dangerous. Should I Read It? Yes.  While it’s …

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Sep 01

Book Review: A Stranger in Olondria by Sofia Samatar

Here’s a description of the novel from the Small Beer website: Jevick, the pepper merchant’s son, has been raised on stories of Olondria, a distant land where books are as common as they are rare in his home—but which his mother calls the Ghost Country. When his father dies and Jevick takes his place on …

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Aug 11

The Hugo Mishigas – WSFS edition

Due to the effort of Cheryl Morgan and Kevin Standlee I’m aware of these proposed changes to the Hugo Award rules — Agenda Section 4 – New Business WSFS members may submit new business for consideration by the Business Meeting. Motions submitted prior to the convention will be published here as they become available. 4.1 …

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Mar 27

Boosting the Signal

Here’s a few cool book and magazine related tidbits I thought I’d share. The good news is that Cheryl Morgan has just re-opened Wizard’s Tower books.  Not only is the site easy to navigate and even easier to look at, Cheryl has also launched a new book by Juliet E McKenna, A Few Further Tales …

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Feb 20

Writer and Critic Episode 16 is LIVE!!!!

I’m a bit late in getting these W&C is Live posts up.  And to be honest, most of you who are fans of the podcast have already streamed it or downloaded it on iTunes.*  Still I’d feel naked if I didn’t tell you that the next episode is up and can be streamed here.   …

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Jan 24

My favourite reviewers on the Web

So, following all that kerfuffle last week, I thought I’d mention the reviewers who I read on a regular basis and who inform my book-buying. I’ll go out on a limb here and say that David Hebblethwaite is the best reviewer on the interwebs.*  Although he has a genre background, he often reviews literary novels …

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