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Book Review: vN by Madeline Ashby

vN by Madeline Ashby My Rating: 4.5/5 Stars A more formal review will go up on SF Signal soon, but for now, here are my thoughts. I’m very impressed with this debut novel from Madeline Ashby. She excels at making her A.I. robot perspective feel real, sometimes in humorous ways, sometimes in scary ways and […]

Books Received 5/25/13

As a sign of appreciation to the authors and publishers who have shared their stories with me for free, I’d like to start posting covers and synopses to share with you until I’m able to get these books reviewed. (Thank you to My Bookish Ways for the Interview and Giveaway about Scare Me by Richard […]

AudioTim 41: Ramez Naam, author of SF Thriller, NEXUS

It’s good to be back. Two qualifications for guests in Season Two of audioTim: I enjoy their book and am excited about the conversation. Both were true of Ramez Naam and his debut fiction novel, Nexus, to be released December 18th from Angry Robot Books. I’m editing my Science Fiction novel, and loved Ramez’s book […]

A High Seas Conversation with the Robot Trading Company

I believe it was in AudioTim 33, that Robin Sullivan of Ridan Publishing talked with me and Hugh Howey about why publishers don’t just create their own online distribution. She mentioned Pyr books as a good example. It seems like Robot Trading Company may be another, though theirs is more of a collaborative effort among […]

AudioTim 37: Matt Forbeck

Matt Forbeck, my second consecutive Angry Robot Books author on AudioTim, has been a freelance author and game designer since he graduated college, over 20 years ago. Since having quadruplets ten years ago, he is unfazed by anything life throws at him (save for the zombie apocalypse falling through his ceiling). This year he is […]

Book Review: Strangeness and Charm: Courts of the Feyre Vol. III by Mike Shevdon

Strangeness and Charm by Mike Shevdon My rating: 4 of 5 stars AudioTim 36: Mike Shevdon interview One perk to being part of the Angry Robot Army is I get access to eARC’s of their newest releases. After reading the first two books in Mike’s Courts of the Feyre series (Sixty-One Nails and The Road […]

AudioTim 36: Mike Shevdon, UK Urban Fantasy Author of Strangeness and Charm

Welcome to my interview with Mike Shevdon, author of Strangeness and Charm: Courts of the Feyre #3, due out May 29th through Angry Robot Books. Because this is the third book in an awesome Urban Fantasy series, I wanted to make sure that those who haven’t read the first two books could enjoy a good […]