I’ve been writing a column over at the Kirkus Reviews Blog for a couple years now. In that time, I’ve tried (and failed) to get on the various lists for review copies, so I decided it can’t hurt to ask…
by Patrick Hester • • Comments Off on Review: Soulless by Gail Carriger
Soulless by Gail Carriger My rating: 4 of 5 stars I picked this book up after talking with the lovely and engaging Gail Carriger for the SF Signal podcast. Karen Burnham, blogger for SF Signal, for her own site http://spiralgalaxyreviews.blogspot.com/…
by Patrick Hester • • Comments Off on Retro Review: Tales of the Gold Monkey Part 2
Tales of the Gold Monkey follows the adventures of a former Flying Tiger named Jake Cutter who is working and flying in a French controlled area of the South Pacific in 1938. He is joined by his best friend and mechanic, Corky, and his one eyed dog Jack.
Anthony Rogers first appeared in the pages of Amazing Stories waaaay back in 1928. He pulled a Rip Van Winkle, passing out in a cave and waking up in the 25th century. Gas in the cave held him in a sort of suspended animation, keeping him alive and not aging while he slept the centuries away.
A fiery horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust and a hearty, “Hi Yo Silver! Away!”
With his faithful Indian companion Tonto, the daring and resourceful masked rider of the plains led the fight for law and order in the early west. Return with us now, to the thrilling days of yesteryear – the Lone Ranger rides again!
At the tender age of six years old, Harry Dresden became an orphan. His mother, Margaret Gwendolyn LeFay McCoy Dresden, had died giving birth to Harry and his father, Malcolm, died of a brain aneurysm leaving Harry all alone. For a few years, he lived in foster care until he turned ten and his ability with magic manifested itself.