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Lexicon by Max Barry (9780143125426): Penguin Books (2013) Words have power. As a writer and a librarian, this is the pillar of my faith. When used by a master, words can change the world. They evoke emotion, propel progress, and … Continue reading
Redshirts by John Scalzi (9780765316998): 2012 (Tor Books) It is the far future and Ensign Andy Dahl has been assigned to the Intrepid, flagship of the Universal Union fleet. What should be a plum position turns into a fight for … Continue reading
Remember when this was a blog about writing and my writing “career”? Well, I actually have some news on that front. I got an acceptance for one of my stories (“Thirty-Nine”) at Stupefying Stories. That’s my second acceptance, with my … Continue reading
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (9780307887450) : 2011 (Crown) The world sucks. It’s 2044 and the Great Recession has been grinding the world’s economy to dust for generations. The environment has gone completely out of whack and there’s not … Continue reading