Monthly Archives: February 2015

Pictures From JoCo Cruise, Part the Second

Morning, folks. Hope you’re doing well. I’m on a boat! Here are some more pictures from it to amuse you. This picture while we were at sea, taken by shooting straight down from my balcony. I suspect this is what Homer met when he was talking about the “wine dark sea.” The beach at St. Maarten. […]

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The Big Idea: Elizabeth Bear

Elizabeth Bear is awesome, Karen Memory has been getting some great notices, and I’m on vacation. Thus, this is one of the shortest Big Idea intros ever. Take it away, eBear! ELIZABETH BEAR: Where did Karen Memory come from? Well. That’s a complicated question. It involves a certain well-known young adult editor with glorious hair, […]

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Lock In an Alex Award Winner

Well, this is pretty cool: Lock In has gotten an Alex Award from the ALA (and their youth division, YALSA). The Alex is given to ten books each year that are written for adults but have appeal to younger readers. Here’s the entire list of Alex Award winners for 2015: “All the Light We Cannot See,” […]

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Lock In One of ALA’s “Best Reads” In SF and on The Locus Recommended List + Yesterday’s Sunset

Yesterday’s sunset first, as it happened somewhere in the Atlantic: Hard to beat. Second, Lock In is one of the American Library Association’s “Best in Genre Fiction” selections for the last year, in the category of science fiction. Their short list in the category: “The Martian” by Andy Weir (Crown) — The winning book in […]

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Pictures From JoCo Cruise

Morning! This post services as a test of my terrible, terrible Internet connection here in the middle of the Atlantic, and as a way to make you jealous of all the fun you’re not having here on the cruise right now. So please to enjoy the following photos. Yesterday’s sunset as we left Florida. Jonathan […]

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