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Harry Potter And The God Of Love: Reflections Of A Catholic Deacon
Price: Free! Words: 6,190. Language: Australian English. Published: November 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christianity / Literature & the Arts
An examination from a Catholic point of view of the Christian themes within the Harry Potter book series. The essay looks at the religious controversy as well as at the nature of magic in the books and the themes of love, death and self sacrifice.It agrees with Cardinal George Pell that the books contain sound moral and philosophical lessons and are 'a good yarn'.
Sci-Fi From Sonoma: Jack London, Frank Herbert, & Philip K. Dick
Price: Free! Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy, Essay » Literature
"Sci-Fi History" essays about famous writers who lived in Sonoma County, California, including Jack London, Frank Herbert, and Philip K Dick. Read about London's influence on George Orwell and 1984; about Frank Herbert's early photojournalism work that influenced characters from his "Dune" series; and about Philip K Dick's posthumous influence on dystopian sci-fi films.
The Girl on Fire: Katniss Everdeen and the Christian Symbolism in The Hunger Games
Price: Free! Words: 13,300. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / General
Christ is the Morningstar, the leader of the rebellion against Satan, the god of this world. Katniss is the Mockingjay, the leader of the rebellion against the tyrant Snow. The reaping of the tributes recalls Revelation 14. 13-20. Snow says, 'It is the things we love the most, Miss Everdeen, which destroy us.' False religions are beloved, and people are destroyed by these falsehoods they love.
Making Myths Before Our Eyes
Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: American English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
Stories of the fantastic let us imagine the broad strokes of our lives. This essay looks at how the modern mythology expressed in popular works of fantasy and science fiction resonates with the inner worlds of readers.
Rejected Essays and Buried Thoughts
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 95,890. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Most writers have pieces that went wrong somewhere in the process and never saw the light of day, or material that disappeared. This is my collection, some rejects, some conference papers that never got written up due to time constraints or lack of a suitable venue, and several that were published before online publication.
Stephen King, American Master: A Creepy Corpus of Facts About Stephen King & His Work
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,810. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2018 by Permuted. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
A fun and informative compendium for Stephen King fans —interviews, essays, and loads of facts and details about all of his work.
Past Masters
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,370. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
Past Masters and Other Bookish Natterings collects some of the very best of Bud Webster's columns and author profiles drawn from a broad knowledge of the field of literary science fiction and fantasy. Bud is the final word on genre scholarship, and that has never been more evident than in this collection.
J.K. Rowlings magische Welt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,380. Language: German. Published: December 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Children’s Literature
Erläuterungen zu den Harry-Potter Romanen. Die zentralen Elemente, die die Abenteuer von Harry Potter zu einem weltweiten Erfolg machen. Kommentare zu den psychologischen Motivationen der Hauptfiguren Harry Potter, Albus Dumbledore, Voldemort und Serverus Snape. Mit einem Kapitel zu „Harry Potter und das verwunschene Kind“.
Interzone #276 (July-August 2018)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine, Issue #276. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,200. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
The July–August issue of Interzone, Britain's longest running science fiction and fantasy magazine, contains new stories by Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, Ryan Row, Paul Crenshaw, Tim Major, Rachael Cupp, Darby Harn, and James Warner. The cover art is by Vince Haig. Features include all the regular columns, book and movie reviews, news and interviews, art, and much, much more.
Interzone #268 (January-February 2017)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine, Issue #268. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,330. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
The January–February issue of Interzone contains new science fiction and fantasy by Julie C. Day, Val Nolan, Christien Gholson, Mel Kassel, Val Nolan, T.R. Napper, and Michael Reid; art by Dave Senecal, Martin Hanford, and Richard Wagner; the usual features by Nina Allan, David Langford, Jonathan McClamont, and Nick Lowe; plus reviews of the latest books and movies.
By Firelight A Guide to Speculative Fiction Before 1900
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,530. Language: American English. Published: April 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading
This is a compilation of reviews and short author bios of pre-1900 speculative fiction, such as John Polidori’s “The Vampyre” and Elizabeth Gaskell’s “The Grey Woman.”
The Tale that Wags the God
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,180. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
This is a posthumous collection of Blish essays, mostly on science fiction and fantasy. These include studies of Poul Anderson, James Branch Cabell, and the application of Spengler to science fiction. Other pieces range from "Music of the Absurd" (modern music—more fantastic than any fiction ) to the autobiographical "A Science Fiction Coming of Age".
Interzone #275 (May-June 2018)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine, Issue #275. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
The May–June issue of Britain's longest running science fiction and fantasy magazine contains new stories by Erica L. Satifka, Steven J. Dines, Abi Hynes, Malcolm Devlin, and Leo Vladimirsky. The cover art is by Vince Haig. Features include all the regular columns, book and film reviews, news and interviews, art, and much, much more.
Interzone #271 (July-August 2017)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine, Issue #271. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,820. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
Interzone 271 contains cutting edge science fiction by Julie C. Day, Tim Casson, Michael Reid, Eliot Fintushel, Chris Barnham, and Andy Dudak. Art is by Dave Senecal, Jim Burns & others. Also in-depth interviews with Nina Allan & Emily B. Cataneo and McCalmont on Meiville's October. Reviews include: Books by Nina Allan, Aliette de Bodard & Justina Robson, films; WONDER WOMAN, ALIEN: COVENANT, + +
Interzone #272 (September-October 2017)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine, Issue #272. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,460. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
The September–October issue of Britain's longest running science fiction and fantasy magazine contains new long and short stories by Aliya Whiteley, Paul Jessup, T.R. Interzone 272 contains new sf by Erica L. Satifka, Aliya Whiteley, T.R. Napper, and Paul Jessup. Features include a personal recollection of Brian Aldiss by Andy Hedgecock, Nina Allan on Post-SF, book and film reviews, interviews.
Interzone #269 (March-April 2017)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine, Issue #269. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,500. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
The March–April issue of Interzone contains new science fiction and fantasy by Steve Rasnic Tem (also interviewed), Sean McMullen, Tim Akers, Christien Gholson, and Richard E. Gropp; art by Dave Senecal, Martin Hanford, and Richard Wagner; the usual features by Nina Allan, David Langford, Jonathan McCalmont, and Nick Lowe; plus reviews of the latest books and movies.
Anonymous Assassin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Jacob Brin is a normal guy with a normal life. Everything changes when a set of events leads him to discover who he is really supposed to be.
Le monde magique de J.K. Rowling
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,380. Language: French. Published: December 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Children’s Literature, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
La première interprétation, très facile à lire, de l'ensemble des aventures autour de Harry Potter, y compris la pièce de théâtre "Harry Potter et l'enfant maudit". Sont traités: la divination, la recherche de la vie éternelle, ainsi que les caractères de Dumbledore, Severus Rogue, Voldemore et bien sûr Harry Potter.
Scholarly Editions: H. G. Wells’ The Time Machine - Annotated with an Introduction by Barry Pomeroy, PhD
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 74,310. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
This annotated and introduced edition of H. G. Wells' first and justly most famous novel, The Time Machine, is meant to encourage the pursuits of scholars who are either encountering Wells' influential classic for the first time or are returning to it in order to delve more deeply into its antecedents and influences.
When Gods Fail
Series: When Gods Fail, Book 1. Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 24,130. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012 by Eiso Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(3.00 from 1 review)
Exploring a cave, Tom finds himself trapped when a series of earthquakes seal the cave entrance. Weeks later, he pulls himself out. He can't believe his eyes: there's nothing but ashes for miles. He sets out to find help, or maybe a phone to call his wife. When he finds people, he learns a terrible truth: the world as he knows it is over...

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