Saga of the Exiles

I cannot tell you how many times I fielded enquiries about these books over the years I was working at Galaxy. Next January Tor UK are bring them back into print with brand new covers, and into eBook for the first time. Looks like I might get to give them a go and see what […]

The Hugo Awards

And congratulations goes to: Best Novel: Among Others by Jo Walton (Tor) Best Novella: “The Man Who Bridged the Mist” by Kij Johnson (Asimov’s, September/October 2011) Best Novelette: “Six Months, Three Days” by Charlie Jane Anders ( Best Short Story: “The Paper Menagerie” by Ken Liu (The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, March/April 2011) Best Related […]

The Country Will Run Red

[youtube] I know at least one person who’ll be excited about this. Although he is reading the manuscript so maybe not… I am still one book behind. Sigh. More catching up to do…

Blood and Bone

Blood and BoneMalazan Empire #5By Ian C. Esslemont In the western sky the bright emerald banner of the Visitor descends like a portent of annihilation. On the continent of Jacuruku, the Thaumaturgs have mounted yet another expedition to tame the neighboring wild jungle. Yet this is no normal wilderness. It is called Himatan, and it […]

What’s George Doing?

Some people would think hope think the he’d be working on The Winds of Winter, the next book in The Song of Ice and Fire…. well while I am sure he is doing that… he’s also do this: From ‘Not a Blog’ These worldbook “sidebars” are all threatening to turn into novellas.Sure hope you guys and gals like […]

Next in the Dresden Files – and blurb full of Spoilers

Cold DaysThe Dresden Files #14By Jim Butcher(Due January 2013) After being murdered by a mystery assailant, navigating his way through the realm between life and death, and being brought back to the mortal world, Harry realizes that maybe death wasn’t all that bad. Because he is no longer Harry Dresden, Chicago’s only professional wizard. He […]

Welcome to Level 1313

[youtube] This preview has just been aired at Gamescom. It’s only a game, but it looks good. I’d watch this if they made it a TV show. I’m pretty sure I won’t be playing…


Harry Harrison 1925 -2012 I never read any of Harry’s work but I can tell you he was an enormously popular author and I have had countless requests about his Stainless Steel Rat series (amongst others). Rest easy Harry, and thanks for all the stories.

A Land Fit for Heroes

[youtube] Have you read Richard Morgan’s fantasy series yet? You should. It’s awesome and book two is now out in paperback. Gritty and in your face, Morgan deftly sidesteps the more traditional aspects of epic fantasy to bring an earthiness and ‘real world’ feel to this exciting tale of magic, mystery, war and politics, that […]

1 Whole Year

A Dance with DragonsA Song of Ice and Fire #5By George R R MartinBUY IT ____________________________________________________________ This title needs no introduction truly. However as GRRM has posted on his blog ADWD has been on the NYT Bestseller list for 12 months today. Wow. Of course the book has been out longer than that but it’s been on […]