Tag Archive: James L. Cambias

Nov 08

Book Review: A Darkling Sea by James L. Cambias

A Darkling Sea by James L. Cambias is meat and potato science fiction in concept, but wagyu beef and crunchy sweet potato chips in execution.  Or to be put it another way, I had a great deal of fun with A Darkling Sea, which is not what I expected given it’s a very traditional first contact …

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May 12

And the John W. Campbell Award finalists have been announced…

… I had no plans of reading the shortlist for the John W. Campbell Memorial Award until Jonathan Strahan pointed it out to me this morning. Here are the finalists: The Race by Nina Allan A Darkling Sea by James L. Cambias The Peripheral by William Gibson Afterparty by Daryl Gregory Europe in Autumn by …

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May 05

The Locus Award Nominees Have Been Announced

I’ve been hanging out for the announcement of the Locus Award nominees.  This Award has always been an excellent snapshot of the state of (mostly) American SF&F and because my tastes have clearly drifted away from core genre, I’m curious to see how I react to the 20 novels listed below (or at least the …

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