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Silence by Becca Fitzpatrick

Silence by Becca Fitzpatrick

October 10, 2011 Reviews 0

Becca Fitzpatrick is an American author who writes young adult fiction. She is best known for writing the Hush, Hush saga, of which the first book  (Hush, Hush) debuted as a New York Times bestseller. She states on her webpage that her husband enrolled her in a writing class on her 24th birthday, and it was in…

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Crescendo by Becca Fitzpatrick

Crescendo by Becca Fitzpatrick

October 10, 2011 Reviews 0

Becca Fitzpatrick is an American author who writes young adult fiction. She is best known for writing the Hush, Hush saga, of which the first book  (Hush, Hush) debuted as a New York Times bestseller. She states on her webpage that her husband enrolled her in a writing class on her 24th birthday, and it was in…

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Arthur C. Clarke

October 9, 2011 Bookish 0

No less a critic than C. S. Lewis has described the ravenous addiction that these magazines inspired; the same phenomenon has led me to call science fiction the only genuine consciousness-expanding drug. Arthur C. Clarke, “Of Sand and Stars”, 1983

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Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick

Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick

October 9, 2011 Reviews 0

Becca Fitzpatrick is an American author who writes young adult fiction. She is best known for writing the Hush, Hush saga, of which the first book  (Hush, Hush) debuted as a New York Times bestseller. She states on her webpage that her husband enrolled her in a writing class on…

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The Emperor’s Knife by Mazarkis Williams

The Emperor’s Knife by Mazarkis Williams

October 6, 2011 Reviews 0 ★★★½

This is a wonderfully woven tale that centres on the politics in the Emperor’s court. The story is told from the view of four major characters: Prince Sarmin, who has been imprisoned all his life as insurance in case his brother, Emperor Beyon, leaves no heir; Mesema, a plains-woman from…

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Cyteen by C. J. Cherryh

Cyteen by C. J. Cherryh

October 2, 2011 Reviews 0

C. J. Cherryh is a U.S. author who has written more than 60 science fiction and fantasy novels. Her works may be divided into the Alliance-Union novels, The Chanur novels, novels set in the Foreigner universe and her fantasy novels. The Alliance-Union novels include the Hugo Award winning novels Downbelow…

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Ray Bradbury

September 29, 2011 Bookish 0

Science fiction is the most important literature in the history of the world, because it’s the history of ideas, the history of our civilization birthing itself. … Science fiction is central to everything we’ve ever done, and people who make fun of science fiction writers don’t know what they’re talking…

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September 26, 2011 Bookish 0

Sara Douglass, the bestselling Australian fantasy writer, died this week after a battle with cancer. Sara was the first Australian signed to HarperCollins’ Voyager list in 1995. Voyager publisher Stephanie Smith said, “Sara Douglass was an extraordinary woman and one of the world’s greatest storytellers. I cannot express the personal…

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William Gibson

September 23, 2011 Bookish 0

One of the attractive contradictions of good science fiction is that its speculations about the technology of the future are recorded and transmitted in a medium that’s been around for centuries William Gibson: Beyond Cyberspace

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