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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #95

January 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Yes, it’s Friday again and that means time for our weekly quick-hit news and links round up of bits and pieces we’ve spotted over the week: The Leicester Comic Con is GO!!! The convention will...

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Winter Tide, Ruthanna Emrys, Tor “Endless disasters might overtake the short lived people to whom I had bound myself. Plagues and famines, mind destroying magics, careless or uncaring powers, vast rocks hurtling unseen through the...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense #93)

January 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Time for our first weekly news and links round up of the year…. Tripwire reports that Blade Runner 2049, the (rather belated) sequel to the early 80s science fiction classic, has a large chunk of...

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Best of the Year 2016 – Joe’s picks

January 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Finally and belatedly after everyone else’s Best Of picks (see here for the previous Best Of posts for 2016), I managed to get my own choices finished. As usual I’ve probably picked too many, but...

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Reviews: the plot thickens in Insurgence

December 20, 2016 | 1 Comments

The Corporation Wars: Insurgence, Ken MacLeod, Orbit Books (cover design by Bekki Guyatt) This is the second book in Ken MacLeod’s absorbing new trilogy – the first volume, Insurgence, is reviewed here along with a...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #91

December 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Here we go again, another round-up of those little things you may just have missed this week…...

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Reviews: “Oooolla!!!” The Massacre of Mankind

December 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Massacre Of Mankind, Stephen Baxter, Gollancz Olla! Olla! The Martian cry of triumph from Jeff Wayne’s musical adaption of HG Well’s War Of The Worlds just rang out in the empty tumble-down theatre that...

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Best of the Year 2016 – Joe Decie

December 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Day nine of our guest traditional Best of the Year (see here for the other posts in the series so far, previous year’s picks can be found via the Features menu above), and for today I’m...

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Best of the Year 2016 – Andy Luke

December 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Day six of our annual guest Best of the Year series (you can see the previous posts in this year’s series here) and it’s a welcome return from author and excellent chap all round. Northern...

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Best of the Year 2016 – Julian Hanshaw

December 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Day three of our annual tradition of guest Best of the Year posts (see here for the other posts so far) sees a welcome return from a creator whose last book made my 2015 Best...

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