Tag Archive: Tor.com

Aug 29

My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix

I first became aware of Grady Hendrix when he began writing the Great Stephen King Reread column on Tor.com. He’s since followed up that with Freaky Friday, a choice selection of some of the worst offending mass market horror paperbacks that were published in the 80s. A number of which I’ve read. In both cases, Hendrix …

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May 04

Book Review: The Dark Between the Stars by Kevin J. Anderson

What’s It About I only read a third of the novel, but apparently it’s set twenty years after the 7-novels that form The Saga of the Seven Suns.  So it’s both a Book One and a Book Eight. Representative Paragraph Because I don’t want to be criticised for cherry-picking the worst example of Anderson’s leaden prose, here’s a …

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Mar 18

Reviewing the Nebulas: Novelettes

Seven novelettes were nominated for the Nebulas this year and I have to say that apart from one dud they’re a shiny crop of stories. Moreso then the nominated short fiction, I expect to see a few of these novelettes appear on the Hugo ballot.

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