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Audiobook Review: Breakers by Edward W. Robertson (Narr. Ray Chase)

Breakers

Breakers by Edward W. Robertson (Currently free on Kindle and available in a box set of Books 1-3 for $0.99.) Written by: Edward W. Robertson Narrated by: Ray Chase Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins  Series: Breakers, Book 1 Unabridged Audiobook Release Date:09-05-13 Publisher: Podium Publishing  A new favorite series in my catalog of Post-Apocalyptic […]

Book Review: READY PLAYER ONE by Ernist Cline

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline My rating: 4 of 5 stars Took a friend’s advice to make this my Audible pick this month because of Wil Wheaton’s narration and am very happy with the outcome. Even though I am a decade too young to have experienced the 80’s in the way it is highlighted […]

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 […]

Tim and Rachel Review: Star Trek Into Darkness

Tim and Rachel Ward have been married almost four years. They are both a little geeky with their movie tastes. He likes post-apocalyptic movies with quality story and action, and she just wants the girl to get the guy in the end. Other titles they’ve reviewed: TV show Touch (Season One) and movie John Carter. […]

AudioTim 48: New Authors Fellowship April Writing Update

I’m mixing things up a little from my normal schedule on AudioTim. First, I’ve donated the last three panels from Chicon 7 to Adventures in SciFi Publishing. “Disaster Response in Science Fiction” will post shortly. I’m giving them more shows than those three, so I’m not sure when the next episode will hit this feed. […]

Quality Fan Fiction in Hugh Howey’s Wool Universe

Lyndon Perry‘s short story, “The Last Prayer (A Silo Story) (The Last Silo),” is fan fiction set in Hugh Howey’s Wool universe… and it’s really good! I didn’t know what to expect, having loved Wool 1, but Lyndon surprised me with an emotional tale that creates its own set of problems and resolutions. I don’t […]

AudioTim 46: Chicon 7 Panel “Quantum Physics Meets Magical Realism”

Welcome to a recording of the World Science Fiction Convention, Chicon 7, panel, “Quantum Physics Meets Magical Realism:“ The way in which Quantum Physics describes the universe seems more and more to enter the realm of the fantastic. Where does reality end and fantasy begin? Tim Stoffel, Mr. Magic Realism/Bruce Taylor, Catherynne Valente Previous Episodes: […]