May 19, 2010: Author Carlos J. Cortes Answers Your Questions!

I was in White Dwarf Books, perusing the shelves for some interesting titles, when I noticed a section devoted to the 2009 Philip K. Dick Award nominees.  I picked up each in turn, checking out first the cover, then the blurb on the back.  When I got to The Prisoner by Carlos J. Cortes, the…

April 27, 2010: June’s Book of the Month Club! Cynthia Cooks! Puppy Pics! Chotto Mailbag!

I'd like to start off today's entry by announcing June's Book of the Month Club - Swordspoint, by Ellen Kushner From the publisher: "On the treacherous streets of Riverside, a man lives and dies by the sword. Even the nobles on the Hill turn to duels to settle their disputes. Within this elite, dangerous world,…

February 28, 2010: The May Book of the Month Club Selection! My Favorite Moments of the 2010 Games!

I started our modest little book club as a means to motivate SF fans to pick up a book or two, share my love of reading with them, introduce them to authors they may be unfamiliar with and, whenever possible, shed the spotlight on some of the new up-and-coming talent out there.  One such writer…