Review of Dune, by Frank Herbert

"A beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that the balances are correct. This every sister of the Bene Gesserit knows. To begin your study of the life of Muad’Dib, then, take care that you first place him in his time: born in the 57th year of the Padishah Emperor, Shaddam IV. [...]

Clandestine Review Winners

Congratulations to Peter H. and Mark M., the two winners of my Clandestine Review giveaway I offered to longtime members of my mailing list. Peter and Mark will both receive signed copies of the ATLAS trilogy of books.   If you'd like to be involved in future giveaways, make sure you're a member of my [...]

My Five Most Anticipated S/SF Books of 2013

Happy New Year 2013! Here's to a year filled with good times, good friends, and good books! In celebration of the latter, here's my five most anticipated books of 2013, in no particular order: A Memory of Light (Wheel of Time #14) I've been waiting for this one since 1990, when Robert Jordan's first book [...]