Book Review: BLACKDOG by K.V. Johansen


Silk Road fantasy is something special. It’s moving beyond the English-speaking world’s preoccupation with Anglo-Saxon mythological derivatives to show a broader spectrum of what is possible on this planet or one like it. That is why Blackdog by K.V. Johansen is such a treat, as it is a world steeped in lore ever as deep […]

Book Review: EARTH STAR by Janet Edwards


Earth Star is Janet Edwards‘ second book about teenage wonder girl, Jarra, and had a lot going for it in the beginning. Jarra’s first-person narration has wonderful style, some world building elements are intriguing enough that I wanted to know more, and Jarra’s handicap–an immune system unable to function on any other planet besides Earth–creates […]

Book Review: THE DOCTOR AND THE DINOSAURS by Mike Resnick


It’s April, 1885, and famed shootist, John “Doc” Holliday, is dying of consumption. He is visited at his sick bed by shape-shifting medicine man and great Comanche chief, Geronimo, and offered a deal: another year of life in exchange for completing a mission to prevent the desecration of sacred Indian ground by paleontologists Edward Cope […]

SF Book Releases This Week: Nov. 5, 2013

Burning Paradise

Welcome to another SF Book Releases post! The first one on our list, Burning Paradise, by Robert Charles Wilson, is at the top of my currently reading queue. The alien race that he’s created is very interesting, and the alternate history US where these aliens have prevented war for a century makes for a unique […]

SF Books Releasing This Week: Oct. 8, 2013


Welcome to a new series at Adventures in SciFi Publishing. My goal for this is to make it easier for you, the reader, to find each week’s release of “all” the science fiction and fantasy books (and all sub-genres in between–yeah, I’m talking to you Amish Vampires in Space lovers). I subscribe to most of […]

AISFP 200 – Lou Anders

AISFP 200 Lou Anders

In this episode, we take a drive down memory lane. Then we update some of the past “big topics” covered on the show, including: The Death of Short Fiction, the Rising Paradigm of Publishing, the dangers of Indie Publishing, the hottest sub-genres of science fiction and fantasy, space travel allergies, and more.

AISFP 192 – Saul Garnell and David Bischoff, Part 1


The men behind Hotspur Publishing, David Bischoff and Saul Garnell, discuss book deals in Irish Pubs, what they have learned since founding Hotspur, Voodoo Robot Chili, and much more.

AISFP 190 – James Enge, Part 2


James Enge joins us to discuss his signature character, Morlock Ambrosius, epic magic systems, sword and scorcery, the borderland between matter and soul, WRATH BEARING TREE, J.R.R. Tolkien’s use of theology rather than religion, why his dragons horde wealth and much more.

AISFP 189 – James Enge, Part 1


James Enge joins us to discuss Jack Vance, writing political fiction without pushing political agendas, how his University colleagues view his novels, writing “Philosophical romance shot through with elements of horror and morbidity,” the potentially negative impact of higher education on imagination, writing for popular appeal and much more.

Books Received in November and December


Need a last minute gift idea? Check out the titles we received in November and December! Most wonderful time of the year, indeed. Titles from Resnick, Sawyer, Sanderson, Mayer and more.