Audio book review: ‘Prophecies, Libels and Dreams’ by Ysabeau S. Wilce

This was a fun listen: “Prophecies, Libels and Dreams” by Ysabeau S. Wilce, which I got in a giveaway from Small Beer Press (Thank you, Small Beer Press!). I didn’t know what to expect, and so this was my introduction to the fictional world of Califa that Wilce has written about in previous books, whereContinue reading “Audio book review: ‘Prophecies, Libels and Dreams’ by Ysabeau S. Wilce”

#tbt review: Lisey’s Story by Stephen King

This review originally appeared in the Times Union on March 1, 2007. “Lisey’s Story” by Stephen King. Read by Mare Winningham. Unabridged, 19 hours, 16 CDs. Simon & Schuster. $49.95. In ancient Greek drama, deus ex machina was used when the plot got so out of control that only divine intervention could resolve it. “Lisey’sContinue reading “#tbt review: Lisey’s Story by Stephen King”

Help Joe Hill help Sci-Fi & Fantasy

An intriguing string of tweets earlier this week: That’s right, after all these years, the “Best American …” series will finally start to showcase the best in Sci-Fi and Fantasy, and you can help guest editor Joe Hill by sending him recommendations for stories via this webpage: http://submissions.johnjosephadams.com/basff/submit/.