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Hugo Nominee – THE THREE BODY PROBLEM by Cixin Liu (Translated by Ken Liu)


Wow. That is the most fascinating picture of science in a story I’ve ever read. I feel ages more intelligent about astronomical physics and had a blast in the process. The Three Body Problem might be the best book I’ve read this year, and will fight for top five of all time—and that after finishing […]

Audiobook Review: Starship Grifters by Robert Kroese (Narr. Kate Rudd)

Starship Grifters

Starship Grifters (Rex Nihilo, Book 1) by Robert Kroese (Narr. Kate Rudd) Brilliance Audio – 7 hours, 30 minutes Description: A space-faring ne’er-do-well with more bravado than brains, Rex Nihilo plies the known universe in a tireless quest for his own personal gain. But when he fleeces a wealthy weapons dealer in a high-stakes poker […]

Review – 2015 John W. Campbell Nominee, Kary English


One of the best experiences of this year’s Hugo Awards could be discovering the writing of Kary English. The three short stories she has in her John W. Campbell nomination packet are all incredible. I don’t know that I’ll get to a profile like this for all the nominees, but I have a few I’d […]

Audiobook Review – THE BEAM: SEASON 2 by Platt and Truant (Narr. R.C. Bray and cast)


The Beam Season 1 (Review) left me with multiple reasons to be excited for Season 2, and a couple lingering worries. I was mostly excited to see the story continue to explore the development of the Beam technology. The best thing Platt and Truant are doing in this series is showing a plausible future affected […]

Ask me Anything today at Reddit Science Fiction


I’m doing an AmA at /r/sciencefiction today. Head on over to my post and ask me anything. It doesn’t have to be about my podcasting days with Adventures in SciFi Publishing, or the fan fiction I’ve published in Tales from Pennsylvania and now in my debut novel, Scavenger: Evolution. It could be about my time […]

Audiobook Review: THE BEAM (Season One) by Platt and Truant (Podium Publishing)

The Beam

The Beam: The First Season by Platt and Truant – Narrated by Podium Publishing The Beam’s greatest quality is in showing us how nanotechnology and an Internet 2.0 could shape the future, eighty years from now. You can tell they put a lot of thought into new technologies, how they would be used, and how […]

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


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 […]

My Top Five Science Fiction Authors


I recently had the joyful experience of signing over some print copies of Tales from Pennsylvania to my local indie bookstore, Beaverdale Books. They asked for suggestions in Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror, so here’s my first list. Hugh Howey As popular as he is among my circle of friends, I don’t think he is […]