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Nightmare Horror & Dark Fantasy #31

Nightmare Horror & Dark Fantasy #31

Nightmare is an online horror and dark fantasy magazine.  In Nightmare’s pages, you will find all kinds of horror fiction, from zombie stories and haunted house tales, to visceral psychological horror. Edited by bestselling anthologist John Joseph Adams, every month Nightmare brings you …

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Apex Magazine #71

Apex Magazine #71

Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field.  New issues are released the first Tuesday of every month. http://www.apex-magazine.com/ Fiction “Beatification of the Second …

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2015 British Science Fiction Association Awards

The winners for the 2015 British Science Fiction Association (BSFA) Award, were recently announced at Eastercon Best Novel Ancillary Sword,  Ann Leckie (Orbit) Short Fiction “The Honey Trap”, Ruth EJ Booth Artwork Tessa Farmer for her sculpture The Wasp Factory, after …

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2015 Hugo Award Nominations

The 2015 Hugo Award Ceremony takes place on Saturday, 22 August, 2015 at Sasquan in Spokane, Washington. BEST NOVEL (1827 ballots) Ancillary Sword by Ann Leckie (Orbit US; Orbit UK) The Dark Between the Stars by Kevin J. Anderson (Tor …

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Terry Pratchett, 1948-2015

Sad news today in the publishing world.  Sir Terry Pratchett has died at the age of 66. Pratchett was the author of over 70 books, but he’s most remembered for his satirical Discworld Series, which was not only a satire of …

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Review: Deliverance by James Dickey

Deliverance

You aren’t hallucinating.  This is not a science fiction book review.  This is indeed a review of the novel Deliverance.  Yep, THAT Deliverance.  The one with white water canoeing, banjo playin’, hillbillies, and . . . man on man rape.  Yep, …

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Gregory Benford’s Galactic Center Series

Galactic Center Series

I am embarking on another series read for 2015.  Gregory Benford’s Galactic Center Series.  I make no promises that I will finish the series in 2015 considering I’m also reading Banks’ Culture Series in addition to may other books I’ll …

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