Book Review and Giveaway: THREE by Jay Posey

Three by Jay Posey

All mutants, zombies, monsters, aliens and other semi-sentient beings aside, the end of the world leaves behind a surprising number of survivors – human survivors. That human detritus makes a surprising recovery regardless of whatever dystopian wasteland they inhabit. In Three, by Jay Posey, it’s the world before its fall that draws the reader in […]

REVIEW: all these things i’ve done by Gabrielle Zevin

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Set in a dystopian New York City, ALL THESE THINGS I’VE DONE tells the story of Anya Balanchine, the 16 year old daughter of the city’s most famous, deceased mob boss. In this future world, though, it isn’t booze or drugs that Anya’s Family runs, but another now-illegal commodity: chocolate.

AISFP 131 – Greg Van Eekhout

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Greg Van Eekhout joins us to discuss THE BOY AT THE END WORLD, his upcoming trilogy from Tor Books, creating robots, mammoths, distopian futures, Comic-Con, and why Greg so much enjoys writing for middle-grade kids.

AISFP 98 – Paolo Bacigalupi

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Like the true champion he is, recent Hugo-winning author Paolo Bacigalupi fights through respiratory issues to chat with us about the Campbell Conference, his collaboration with Tobias Buckell on the audible.com novella The Alchemist and The Executioness, and his YA novel Ship Breaker.

The Windup Girl, by Paolo Bacigalupi

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Lighter than air flight, pedal powered computers, liquefied coal powered luxury vehicles, giant elephants genetically engineered to efficiently convert crops into usable energy, a plague of invisible cats, and an discarded, over-engineered, beautiful young lady.

Review of Sleep Dealer, a film by Alex Rivera

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Sleep Dealer is a very thoughtful and slowly paced sci-fi meditation that is more interested in the overall plot than with its special effects, with its concept rather than its conceits, much like 2004’s Primer.