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The Exploding Spaceship Reviews Lustlocked by Matt Wallace

Review of Lustlocked by Matt Wallace (Tor.com, January 26, 2016) This is the second Sin Du Jour novella (the follow-up to Envy of Angels), and continues the adventures of two intrepid chefs, Lena and Darren. Their lives are much stranger … Continue reading

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The Exploding Spaceship Reviews Patchwerk by David Tallerman

Review of Patchwerk by David Tallerman (Tor.com, January 19, 2016) This is a science fiction adventure about a fight in a cargo hold between two scientists and the woman who has bounced her allegiance from one to the other. However, the … Continue reading

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The Exploding Spaceship Reviews The Drowning Eyes by Emily Foster

Review of The Drowning Eyes by Emily Foster (Tor.com, January 12, 2016) The Tor novella program is starting out 2016 with a wonderful new story of a teenager who hasn’t quite gone through the trials to be an adult, and … Continue reading

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The Exploding Spaceship Reviews The Shootout Solution by Michael R. Underwood

Review of The Shootout Solution: Genrenauts Episode 1 by Michael R. Underwood (Tor.com, November 17, 2015) Leah Tang is trying to be a comedian, but her nerdy routine is unappreciated by just about everybody in the bar except a very … Continue reading

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The Exploding Spaceship Reviews Domnall and the Borrowed Child by Sylvia Spruck Wrigley

Review of Domnall and the Borrowed Child by Sylvia Spruck Wrigley (Tor.com November 10, 2015) This is a delightful Celtic fairy tale about what happens to the Sithein of Scottish fairies and their Cu Sith when humans have populated the … Continue reading

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The Exploding Spaceship Reviews Rising Tide, Gold Throne in Shadow, Wake of Vultures and The Geomancer

Review of Rising Tide by Rajan Khanna (Pyr, October 6, 2015) This is the second volume of the steampunk-airships-with-zombies series which started with Falling Sky. It is the adventures of Ben Gold (one of the few Jewish steampunk characters Your … Continue reading

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The Exploding Spaceship Reviews ConCarolinas May 29-31, 2015 and Previews Guests for 2016

The new location for this convention, Embassy Suites Concord, was quite an improvement over the crowded hotel of years past. There were more function rooms of larger size so all the panels had enough room, even those featuring John Scalzi. … Continue reading

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The Exploding Spaceship Reviews The Builders by Daniel Polansky

Review of The Builders by Daniel Polansky (Tor.com November 3, 2015) As fans of Mouse Guard, Mice Templar and Redwall stories, Your Humble Reviewers were thrilled to find an animal adventure story among the novellas. The Captain is a mouse … Continue reading

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The Exploding Spaceship Reviews Supersymmetry by David Walton

Review of Supersymmetry by David Walton (September 1, 2015) The physics-loving Kelleys of Superposition are back! This time Dad is retired, Sean is a Marine and the twins created in the last book, Sandra and Alex, are a cop and … Continue reading

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The Exploding Spaceship HonorCon Special Edition: Reviews of A Call to Arms and The Search for Gram

We have a military science fiction column this week because David Weber and Chris Kennedy will both be guests at Honorcon (www.honorcon.org) this weekend. This is a regional military science fiction convention which has many events centered on Weber’s Honorverse. … Continue reading

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