Forthcoming books that I can’t wait to read

Acceptance by Jeff VanderMeer

August is almost here. It’s hard to believe, but we’re past the halfway mark of this year. While I have read a ton of good books during the last seven months (the full details of which are available on my GoodReads page), there are always books coming up on the horizon, books that I just can’t wait Continue Reading →

Uncanny and Women Destroy Science Fiction have made my day!

Lightspeed's Women Destroy Science Fiction

Even though I really should have waited until after payday, I spent money on two awesome science fiction/fantasy publications today, surprising no one who knows me. The first is Lightspeed magazine’s June 2014 special anniversary issue, Women Destroy Science Fiction, which is entirely written and edited by women. I first heard about it back when the Continue Reading →

Review of Mutants and Mystics by Jeffrey J. Kripal

I don’t know where to begin with this fascinating book. First, this is the quintessential non-ebook. The design elements, color plates, and the thick, creamy pages, sewn into a rich cloth-bound book makes this a pleasure to hold in the hand. If you read this on an e-reader, I weep for you. As far as Continue Reading →

Blog Inc. by Joy Deangdeelert Cho #FridayReads

The subtitle of this little book, Blogging for Passion, Profit, and to Create Community, does a good job explaining what it’s about. This book focuses on blog workflow and management rather than on technical details of blogging platforms or web design.  For example, she explains that you need to develop a consistent aesthetic for your blog, but Continue Reading →