Monthly Archive: February 2012

The Man Who Ended History: A Documentary

The Man Who Ended History: A Documentary by

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...

Josephine Butler

Josephine Butler

I work in a library headquarters, this means that we process the new stock [1] . Part of this processing means that we have to write the accession number and the call number, or collection code on the new books. We...

Eddie investigates

Edie Investigates by

In a small English village something is afoot. A local gent has lost his head, quite literally. Someone has murdered Donny Crispin by chopping his head off. And so Tim Rice comes to investigate. After all, Donny did some work for...

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

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,...

I love him to pieces

I love him to pieces by

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...

Brides of Rollrock Island by Margo Lanagan

The Brides of Rollrock Island by

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...

Glister by John Burnside

Glister by

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...

Donegal fairy stories - Seumas MacManus

Donegal fairy stories by

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...

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

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...

The Night Eternal by Guillermo del Toro & Chuck Hogan

The Night eternal by ,

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...