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Book loon.
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Two (sort of) tales of Pandemonium (kind of) coming back (or first) to print! Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Jurassic London
Posted 5 days ago at Jurassic London
Women have more lines in Rocky than The Lord of the Rings (and other fun facts). Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2017 at Pornokitsch
I don't pretend that reading 30 books will give me the 'ultimate answer' to what Fantasy is in 2017. But, by the end of SPFBO, I will feel better informed than I did when I started. Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2017 at Pornokitsch
"There is so much around to read I find "horrible person" a useful filter to cut my list down ;)" I totally agree! With no shortage of books, I'm basically looking for reasons to not read things. 'Horrible person' is one way of making that easier...
Are readers more likely to separate art and artist than everyone else? And what about genre readers? We have answers! Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2017 at Pornokitsch
Obviously this list is final and permanent and regret-free, but I think perhaps lumping Superman I and II in with III and (egad) IV, impacted its final ranking. Also Legos Batman. There's more than one Lego in it.
Fun fact: the half-life of a Christopher Nolan film is actually less than its run time Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2017 at Pornokitsch
The art of publishing: the capacity to give form to a plurality of books as though they were the chapters of a single book. Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2017 at Pornokitsch
"When you find yourself in this dumpster too, please accept my apologies." Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2017 at Jurassic London
"Frodo in the book has hairy feet. Al has hairy feet." Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2017 at Pornokitsch
Who else really wants to read "The Giant Rat of Sumatra, or By the Light of the Silvery"?! Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2017 at Pornokitsch
"A sparkling array of talent and imagination" Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2017 at Jurassic London
“Nature made me a freak. Man made me a weapon. And God made it last too long.” Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2017 at Pornokitsch
Posted Mar 3, 2017 at Pornokitsch
An Ember in the Ashes, Battlemage and Starborn - three British fantasy debuts, (belatedly) reviewed! Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2017 at Pornokitsch
Seven reviews - from WAR-GAMERS WORLD to 13 MINUTES. Includes baseball and other games. Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2017 at Pornokitsch
We needed something to help us comprehend things larger than ourselves. Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2017 at Pornokitsch
Three romances that really aren't romances at all, but hey, the reviews were ready and it is kinda close to Valentine's Day. Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2017 at Pornokitsch
Michael Moorcock and James Cawthorn's 100 best fantasy books - from Swift to Holt. Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2017 at Pornokitsch
We're getting the band back together! Also, a somewhat forgotten classic that's very much NOT for fans of David Eddings. Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2017 at Pornokitsch
Here's how Bloodbound starts: a cavalry charge. Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2017 at Pornokitsch
A forgotten fantasy classic and a vintage domestic thriller. Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2017 at Pornokitsch
Posted Jan 19, 2017 at Jurassic London