The Man Who Ended History: A Documentary

I recently posted a link to some of the nebula nominees that are available to read online. And today I decided to read one, so at random i clicked a link and found myself reading The Man Who Ended History: A Documentary. It is set in the near future where scientists have discovered how to […]

2011 Nebula Nominees You Can Read For Free | The Mary Sue

From The Mary Sue here are the 2011 Nebula Nominees that you can read for free: Novellas “Kiss Me Twice” by Mary Robinette Kowal (Asimov’s Science Fiction, June 2011) “Silently and Very Fast” by Catherynne M. Valente (WFSA Press; Clarkesworld Magazine, October 2011) “The Man Who Bridged the Mist” by Kij Johnson (Asimov’s Science Fiction, […]

I love him to pieces

I love him to pieces

My boyfriend is a monster #1. Illustrated by Janina Garrissen. In St. Petersberg High School, Florida Dicey Bell is looking for Jack Chen. He doesn’t know it but he is her Babby Daddy! For that egg project some schools do to promote proper care and attention to eggs… They don’t usually talk. She’s the jock. […]

The Brides of Rollrock Island

Also published as Sea-Hearts Misskaella isn’t as pretty and slim as her sisters, but as she grows she discovers that she has a power. She has an answer to their endless teasing, mean and spite-filled ways. She can call a person out of a seal. And by creating seal-wives for the men of the island […]

Glister by John Burnside

Glister

Teenage boys are going missing in Innertown. Where they go and what happens to them, nobody knows. Some say that they have runaway, escaping the town with its pollution, disease, death and lack of a future. Others say that no one ever leaves Inntertown, and why didn’t they talk of their plans to anyone else. […]

Donegal fairy stories - Seumas MacManus

Donegal fairy stories

I do enjoy fairy stories, of all shapes and sorts. When I was younger I read plenty of the children’s versions of the Irish myths and legends. But I don’t ever recall coming across these stories before. They aren’t the myth and legend of the Red Branch, or the Fianna, but instead are versions of […]

On This Day: February 7, 1867 | The Sheila Variations

By the time, Laura Ingalls Wilder started publishing, the entire world she described in the books had disappeared. In one person’s lifetime, everything had changed. Her first book Little House in the Big Woods was published in 1930. Lindbergh had flown across the ocean. There were railroads criss-crossing the country. Autmobiles. Telephones. Laura Ingalls Wilder […]

The Night Eternal by Guillermo del Toro & Chuck Hogan

The Night eternal

The Strain Trilogy #3 I really enjoyed the first book in this series, The Strain worked really well as a competent vampire story. It was creepy and horrible and very readable. The second book, The Fall, I didn’t enjoy quite so much, but I still liked it. Solid, but still very readable. But this one, […]