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REALLY “REACHING”—Jack Reacher is NOT SF/F! (Book Review)

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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.

MOVIE REVIEW: POLTERGEIST (2015): “They’re here!” (Again…)  

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They're here! Or They're Back! Steve asks the movie review question: "WHY?"

Why Isn’t The Long Walk a Movie Yet?

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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?

Glen Orbik – 1963-2015

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The world of illustration lost a real treasure this past week when artist Glen Orbik lost his long battle with cancer on May 11th.

Interview: Electric Cinema – Andrew David Barker

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The Electric is a ghost story steeped in the love of movies, with shades of vintage Bradbury and King. It is quiet an achievement.

Review – The Heretic Land, by Tim Lebbon

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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.

Novedades de Enero en Hispanoamérica

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NEW stuff from Spanish America!

A LITTLE DITTY ‘BOUT BILLIE SUE and DEAN

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Steve discusses two top thriller writers, Billie Sue Mosiman and Dean R. Koontz. Are their new books good?

2014: A Reading Odyssey – Part 1

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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.

Haunted Holiday Gift Guide: Book Lover’s Edition

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Use these suggestions to have a "horrible" holiday

FANS, PROSE & CONS: Review of King’s “REVIVAL”

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Steve's take on Stephen King's newest new book, Revival.

Review: The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

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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

Britty Scary: Interview with March Shemmans of the UK’s Horror Express...

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An interview with the folks from Horror Express Magazine

Your Reviewer, Some Modern Urban Fantasy and Some Thoughts on Publishing...

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Steve talks about himself (what an ego!) a new urban fantasy, and other stuff.

Recap: “Creatures of the Night,” The Strain, Season 1, Episode 8

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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.

MOVIE REVIEW(s): DIVERGENT and an oldie

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Steve dissects two movies: a new one and an oldie. But are they goodies?

TV Review: Under the Dome Season 2 Premiere

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There's season openers and then there's Season OPENERS! The DOME is back with a vengeance!

BOOK REVIEW: Stephen King’s Mr. Mercedes

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Steve examines Stephen King's new--and unique!--novel, Mr. Mercedes.

MY YEAR IN REVIEW—Looking Backward and Forward!

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Steve celebrates his first year of blogging for Amazing Stories online.

BOOK REVIEW: The Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction Vol....

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Does Macy's tell Gimbels? This week a review of the upcoming "Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction Vol. 2"

AMAZING THINGS You Should Know: New F&SF Anthology (Update)

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The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction announces a forth coming Best Of anthology

How Not to be an Elitist Snob, or: The Joy of...

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The Joy of Pansfnalistic Theocrasy and Burroughs covers!

MOVIE REVIEW: Dean Koontz’s ODD THOMAS

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Dean Koontz has had more of his novels filmified than Demon Seed. Bet you didn't know that.

Retrospective – Stephen King’s Carrie Turns 40

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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...

Review – The Shelter & The Other Room by James Everington

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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.

Interview – James Everington

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Gary Dalkin interviews a new master of Horror, author of The Other Room, Falling Over and The Shelter.

What Did You Do Before You Were Famous…?

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Reading about famous authors before they were famous may give some aide and comfort to those struggling now.

The Movie Serials: All in Black and White for a Dime!

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What do Captain America, Buck Rogers, Batman, Flash Gordon, the Green Hornet and Gene Autrey have in common? They've all appeared in serials!

The Week of the Doctor

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Just in case you've missed out on all the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary happenings....

Review: Crazy 4 Cult: Cult Movie Art 2 by Gallery 1988

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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.