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Interzone #253 Jul - Aug 2014
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,910. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
#253, the Jul–Aug 2014 issue of the award winning magazine has D.J. Cockburn’s James White Award winning story, new fiction by James Van Pelt, Andrew Hook, Neil Williamson, E. Catherine Tobler and Caren Gussoff plus Wayne Haag’s cover art. Other features: David Langford’s Ansible Link (news and obits); reviews: Nick Lowe (films); Tony Lee (DVD/Blu-ray); Book Zone: John Joseph Adams interviewed.
Black Static #41 Horror Magazine (Jul-Aug 2014)
Series: Black Static Horror & Dark Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,630. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
BS #41 has: new horror/dark fiction from Tim Waggoner, Vajra Chandrasekera, Ralph Robert Moore, Carole Johnstone, Leah Thomas, Ray Cluley, Thersa Matsuura; cover art from Richard Wagner; columnists - Stephen Volk & Lynda E. Rucker; reviews from Tony Lee - DVD/Blu-ray, Peter Tennant - books, (with A.K. Benedict as interviewee) and Mike O'Driscoll - Silver Bullets, investigates weird TV detectives.
Black Static #38 Horror Magazine
Series: Black Static Horror & Dark Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,270. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This 1st 2014 issue is dedicated to the memory of Joel Lane, and Nicholas Royle pays tribute in 'The Conscience of the Circuit'. The issue’s new horror/dark fiction is by John Grant, Tim Waggoner, Andrew Hook, Maura McHugh, Danny Rhodes and Malcolm Devlin. Cover art is by Joachim Luetke. Plus columns by Stephen Volk and Lynda E. Rucker; Tony Lee’s DVD/Blu-ray reviews, Peter Tennant’s book reviews.
What They Wrote: In Praise of Dark Fiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
What They Wrote is a collection of introductions, articles, and reviews by Jack Ketchum of various horror novels and collections. Included here are introductions for works by Edward Lee, Stanley Wiater, Barry Hoffman, Kealan Patrick Burke, Thomas Tessier, P.D. Cacek, Lucy Taylor, Tim Lebbon, and T.M. Wright. Also included are reviews of two Stephen King novels and a John Carpenter movie.
Interzone #252 May - Jun 2014
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,930. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
May-June 2014’s E-issue has 6 new stories. Authors: Neil Williamson – who is interviewed and has his new novel reviewed, Katharine E.K. Duckett, Val Nolan, Oliver Buckram, Claire Humphrey, Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam. Readers’ poll results for our 2013 British Fantasy Award winning year are included among the regular features. Art from Wayne Haag, Richard Wagner, Martin Hanford, Warwick Fraser-Coombe.
Interzone #251 Mar - Apr 2014
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,840. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Mar-Apr 2014’s ebook issue of the 2013 British Fantasy Award winning magazine has new stories by Greg Kurzawa, John Grant, Suzanne Palmer, Karl Bunker, Tracie Welser, Gareth L. Powell plus the usual features; Ansible Link; Mutant Popcorn; Future Interrupted & Laser Fodder. Book reviews have Simon Ings, Joanne M. Harris, Ian McDonald, Tim Lees, Greg Egan, Gareth L. Powell and Peter Watts in focus.
What I Borrowed
Price: Free! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
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Find out what the Pesky Librarian has been borrowing (and actually reading/watching as opposed to borrowing and leaving on her work desk gathering dust...).
Interzone #250 Jan - Feb 2014
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,630. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Interzone's 250th issue has seven stories. Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, David Tallerman, Georgina Bruce, C. Allegra Hawksmoor, Rebecca Campbell, Greg Kurzawa and Caroline M. Yoachim provide them and Ben Baldwin, Richard Wagner, Martin Hanford, and Dave Senecal illustrate them. 2014’s cover artist is Wayne Haag. All the usual regular features are present, including David Langford's 200th Ansible Link.
Fingers to the Keyboard: 2000 - 2014
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,500. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Essay » Sociology
Fingers to the Keyboard is an eclectic mix and collection of essays on topics such as the stupidity of politicians, the idiosyncrasies of English grammar, the baiting of scammers, the trials and tribulations of being hard of hearing, commentaries on various sports, religious extremism, the beauty of mathematics, film and book reviews, and a miscellany of grumpy old man moans and groans.
The Ocean That Only Begins: The Incredible String Band for Newcomers
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Folk
The Incredible String Band can seem a little, well, strange to the uninitiated listener. Songs that leap from one genre to another in the course of two lines, long mystical poems and schoolboy humour, wayward harmonies and soundscapes beyond the wildest dreams of a synth. If you've ever wondered what they were all about and were just a bit curious - this little book is for you.