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Steve wonders whether the non-SF/F series about Jack Reacher, by Lee Child, could actually be an “underground” SF/F series. Hmmm.
They're here! Or They're Back! Steve asks the movie review question: "WHY?"
Not every book works well on the big screen. But once in a while, written words need to be put in motion. Why isn’t The Long Walk a movie yet?
The world of illustration lost a real treasure this past week when artist Glen Orbik lost his long battle with cancer on May 11th.
The Electric is a ghost story steeped in the love of movies, with shades of vintage Bradbury and King. It is quiet an achievement.
Tim Lebbon's 2012 novel The Heretic Land is something of an endangered species in modern publishing; a self-contained, complete unto itself secondary world fantasy novel.
NEW stuff from Spanish America!
Steve discusses two top thriller writers, Billie Sue Mosiman and Dean R. Koontz. Are their new books good?
a short recap of my 2014 in books. Where I reviewed a book for Amazing Stories I have provided a link to that review, and in one case to a related interview. So here, in chronological order, are the first 21 books I read in 2014.
Use these suggestions to have a "horrible" holiday
Steve's take on Stephen King's newest new book, Revival.
The Bone Clocks consists of six linked novellas chronicling the life of one woman, Holly Sykes, from rebellious teenager in 1984, to grandmother in 2043. Each novella is narrated in the first person present tense, but only the opening and closing sections are see directly through Holly’s eyes. In the other four sections she is a character in someone else's story. It is a strong framework on which to build a novel. Unfortunately Holly is not herself a particularly interesting person
An interview with the folks from Horror Express Magazine
Steve talks about himself (what an ego!) a new urban fantasy, and other stuff.
The addition of a strong structure and exciting action—things lacking in the series to date—make this the best episode of The Strain so far.
Steve dissects two movies: a new one and an oldie. But are they goodies?
There's season openers and then there's Season OPENERS! The DOME is back with a vengeance!
Steve examines Stephen King's new--and unique!--novel, Mr. Mercedes.
Steve celebrates his first year of blogging for Amazing Stories online.
Does Macy's tell Gimbels? This week a review of the upcoming "Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction Vol. 2"
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction announces a forth coming Best Of anthology
The Joy of Pansfnalistic Theocrasy and Burroughs covers!
Dean Koontz has had more of his novels filmified than Demon Seed. Bet you didn't know that.
April 5 marked the 40th anniversary of the original US publication of Stephen King’s first novel, Carrie. Writing that makes me feel old. Not...
Two reviews in one as Gary Dalkin takes us in to the worlds of horror and the weird and reviews a novella and a short story collection by James Everington.
Gary Dalkin interviews a new master of Horror, author of The Other Room, Falling Over and The Shelter.
Reading about famous authors before they were famous may give some aide and comfort to those struggling now.
What do Captain America, Buck Rogers, Batman, Flash Gordon, the Green Hornet and Gene Autrey have in common? They've all appeared in serials!
Just in case you've missed out on all the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary happenings....
Crazy 4 Cult: Cult Movie Art 2 by Gallery 1988 is a 176 page walk through the tremendous artwork one would find while walking through the annual display conceived by Scott Mosier and Kevin Smith called Crazy 4 Cult.