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The Archived (The Archived book 1) by Victoria Schwab (book review).

March 1, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Archived (The Archived book 1) by Victoria Schwab (book review).

‘The Archived’ is book one in the ‘The Archived Series’ by Victoria Schwab, who also writes as V.E. Schwab when writing her adult novels. The Archive is a place that all souls go to after death to be stored as Histories. Mackenzie Bishop is a young girl who makes sure that they stay there and […]

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Every fighter jet a drone cloud.

February 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
Every fighter jet a drone cloud.

Boeing has introduced its newest unmanned fighter drone, the Boeing Loyal Wingman, a near fighter-jet sized AI weapon which will operate in a four-squadron drone cloud around each human pilot-manned fighter craft … what they call “smart teaming with existing military aircraft.” The Loyal Wingman measures 38 feet long and can fly 2,000 nautical miles […]

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Dislocations (The Kon-Tiki Quartet #1) by Eric Brown and Keith Brooke (book review).

February 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
Dislocations (The Kon-Tiki Quartet #1) by Eric Brown and Keith Brooke (book review).

Eric Brown has a history of writing tetralogies of linked Science Fiction novellas for PS Publishing with recent examples including the ‘Starship Seasons’ quartet (2007-2012) and the ‘Telemass Quartet’ (2014-2017). ‘Dislocations’ is the first volume in another such series, he Kon-Tiki Quartet’, first published in April 2018. This time, though, Brown has written it in […]

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The Changeover [2019] (a film review by Frank Ochieng).

February 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Changeover [2019] (a film review by Frank Ochieng).

The Young Adult (YA) film genre has had its ups and downs throughout the years in all kinds of categories that range from robust youthful romance to high-minded SF themes. More often than not the YA film phenomenon strains to pander to its targeted demographics. Some are effortless in creating such a massive draw, witness […]

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Broken Stars edited and translated by Ken Liu (book review).

February 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
Broken Stars edited and translated by Ken Liu (book review).

Like much of the Science Fiction community, I’ve become very excited about Chinese Science Fiction of late. I read Ken Liu’s first collection of translated works, ‘Invisible Planets’, and the four Liu Cixin novels that have been translated so far, as well as meeting Liu Cixin for an interview. This new collection ‘Broken Stars’, which […]

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Is the Moon hollow (and if so, why?).

February 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Is the Moon hollow (and if so, why?).

The History Channel’s Ancient Aliens TV series examines the theory and evidence that supports the less-crazy-than-it-first-seems Hollow Moon theory in a clip from Season 11, Episode 11, entitled Space Station Moon. Actor David Niven wrote his auto-biography entitled The Moon’s a Balloon – did he have inside knowledge? Was he an alien, too? 

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The Enemy Within (trailer: new spy-fi TV series).

February 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Enemy Within (trailer: new spy-fi TV series).

Here’s a new spy-fy TV drama that has just hit the US small screen via NBC, called The Enemy Within. Jennifer Carpenter and Morris Chestnut are the two main stars of this one. Three observations. First, given the circumstances of Jennifer Carpenter’s ‘betrayal’, I’m sure she would have been let off. Second, it’s obvious that […]

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Trish Trash: Rollergirl Of Mars Omnibus (Trish Trash Graphic Novels) by Jessica Abel (graphic novel review).

February 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Trish Trash: Rollergirl Of Mars Omnibus (Trish Trash Graphic Novels) by Jessica Abel (graphic novel review).

‘Trish Trash: Rollergirl Of Mars Omnibus’ is a graphic novel by Jessica Abel with background and design by Lydia Roberts and colours by Walter. I’m not sure what background and design mean. Originally released in three parts, the story is here collected into one big lovely edition with full colour printed on shiny paper. Anyway, […]

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Author Ben Galley joins John Jarrold Literary Agency.

February 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Author Ben Galley joins John Jarrold Literary Agency.

Ben Galley is a novelist from the UK, currently living in Victoria, Canada, and has just joined the John Jarrold Literary Agency. After studying music at college, Ben moved into the world of indie-publishing. His work – published since his first novel in 2010 – includes the four-book Emaneska Nordic fantasy series, which has sold […]

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SF author Chris Beckett now writing for Corvus.

February 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
SF author Chris Beckett now writing for Corvus.

Sara O’Keefe, Editorial Director of Grove Atlantic/Corvus in London has acquired world rights in two further novels by Arthur C Clarke Award-winning UK writer Chris Beckett, for the Corvus imprint.  The deal was concluded with agent to the stars, John Jarrold. Corvus have previously published six novels by Beckett including the Clarke Award-winning Dark Eden […]

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