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So Long, and thanks for all the fish…

September 6, 2018 | 2 Comments

Richard has already taken his final bow on the blog (see here), and now it’s my turn. Truth be told I have been putting this off all week, and here I am typing it now,...

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Reviews: going widdershins in Finding Baba Yaga

September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Finding Baba Yaga, Jane Yolen, Tor Books (cover image by SHutterstock, design by Jamie Stafford-Hill) “So, this is a tale Both old and new, borrowed, narrowed, broadened, deepened, rethreaded, rewoven, stitches uneven, re-plastered, re-harled, rehearsed,...

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Panel Borders

September 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s time for Alex Fitch to update us to where and who his roving microphone has lead him to for the latest Panel Borders show; as ever, for more details and to check out an...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #174

August 31, 2018 | 1 Comments

It’s Friday and it’s time for Richard and Joe’s handy news roundup digest of links and articles spotted in the last few days, time for Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense): Game of Thrones season eight A...

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The Edinburgh International Book Festival 2018

August 30, 2018 | 1 Comments

I’ve just been enjoying a couple of weeks at the world’s largest literary festival, the Edinburgh International Book Festival, seeing a number of fascinating author events and also being fortunate enough to chair several comics...

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Bloody Rose, Nicholas Eames, Orbit (cover artwork by Richard Anderson, design by Lisa Marie Pompilio) If Kings of the Wyld (reviewed here) was the ‘Blues Brothers’ of epic fantasy, then Bloody Rose is the ‘Almost Famous’....

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #172

July 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s Friday again and that means time for Richard and Joe to update you with some news and links spotted over the last few days with another Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense)! Shazam! Trailer drops The...

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Reviews: the Art of Solo, a Star Wars Story

July 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Art of Solo, a Star Wars Story, Phil Szostak, Abrams Books I think it is fair to say that the Solo movie underperformed dreadfully at the box office (relative to other Star Wars films,...

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The thirty second Arthur C Clarke Award – the UK’s most presitgious celebration of written science fiction – took place in a ceremony in the famous Foyles bookstore in London last night, with Anne Charnock...

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Reviews: Ravencry

July 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ravencry: The Raven’s Mark Book Two, Ed McDonald, Gollancz (cover design by Dan Smith) I didn’t love Blackwing and I could never quite put my finger on why. It had everything I wanted from a...

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