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Check out my newest review at File 770:

The Collected Stories of Roger Zelazny, Volume Three: This Mortal Mountain

https://file770.com/paul-weimer-review-the-collected-stories-of-roger-zelazny-volume-three-this-mortal-mountain/

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Hallo, friendos! I have a review of a vintage body-swap book up at @NerdsofaFeather this morning: Strange Journey, by Maud Cairnes.

http://www.nerds-feather.com/2024/03/review-strange-journey-by-maud-cairnes.html

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@ergative @NerdsofaFeather @fantasy @bookstodon ha, you beat me to it today :)

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Congrats on making the BSFA shortlist @aptshadow @cstross
and all the finalists

https://www.bsfa.co.uk/bsfa-awards-shortlist

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I am back at File 770 today with a review of the second Zelazny collections, POWER AND LIGHT.

https://file770.com/paul-weimer-review-roger-zelaznys-the-collected-stories-of-roger-zelazny-volume-two-power-light/

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Novella Project: A Necessary Chaos by Brent Lambert
A constantly expanding package of juicy worldbuilding, great characters and hot hot feelings

@arifel has our review at the NOAF blog

http://www.nerds-feather.com/2024/02/novella-project-necessary-chaos-by.html

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So who wants to talk about BOOKS?

My newest piece (this one at @NerdsofaFeather looks at Kevin Hearne's SEVEN KENNINGS Trilogy and thinks about the power of Story

http://www.nerds-feather.com/2024/01/seven-kennings-trilogy-and-power-of.html



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https://www.patreon.com/posts/hugo-award-final-96866335

Public Posts--Hugo Stats from Chengdu, and my Ineligiblity?!?!

I want answers. I'm owed answers.

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I am back on the SFF Audio podcast discussing a very early Michael Crichton novel, SCRATCH ONE.

https://www.sffaudio.com/the-sffaudio-podcast-768-readalong-scratch-one-by-michael-crichton/

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Microreview: The Mars House, by Natasha Pulley

Clara has our review for your afternoon and evening over at the @NerdsofaFeather

http://www.nerds-feather.com/2024/01/microreview-mars-house-by-natasha-pulley.html


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Microreview: Talonsister by Jen Williams

A world of lost titans, a grasping empire, and schemes within schemes from the courts of queens to the aeries of griffins.

My newest review at @NerdsofaFeather
http://www.nerds-feather.com/2024/01/microreview-talonsister-by-jen-williams.html

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Novella Project: The Last Dragoners of Bowbazar
A thoughtful meditation on memory, identity, and coming of age, which does not quite deliver on the promised dragons
Clara (@ergative ) kicks off the project at @NerdsofaFeather

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The October Daye Re-Read: Once Broken Faith.
@NerdsofaFeather own @joesherry.bsky.social continues working through Seanan McGuire's series

http://www.nerds-feather.com/2024/01/the-october-daye-re-read-once-broken.html


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Novella Project - Kick-Off Post
Happy New Year, welcome to 2024 and a brand new @NerdsofaFeather Project!
http://www.nerds-feather.com/2024/01/novella-project-kick-off-post.html



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Microreview: The Mystery at Dunvegan Castle, by T. L. Huchu

@ergative has our review today at the NOAF blog @NerdsofaFeather
http://www.nerds-feather.com/2023/12/microreview-mystery-at-dunvegan-castle.html

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https://file770.com/paul-weimer-review-roger-zelaznys-threshold/

My newest review is over at File 770 today and tackles THRESHOLD, the first of the collected Zelazny short story collections



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My latest podcast venture, at SFF Audio, takes on Clifford D Simak's SHAKESPEARE'S PLANET. https://www.sffaudio.com/the-sffaudio-podcast-765-readalong-shakespeares-planet-by-clifford-d-simak/


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Review: Paladin's Faith by T. Kingfisher
Come for the plot drama, stay for the intriguing developments in fantasy world theology says @chloroform_tea at the @NerdsofaFeather blog today

http://www.nerds-feather.com/2023/12/review-paladins-faith-by-t-kingfisher.html

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Today at the NOAF blog, author Bradley Beaulieu Dragons of Deepwood Fen gets the Six Books Interview treatment from me

http://www.nerds-feather.com/2023/12/6-books-with-bradley-beaulieu.html

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Review: Exordia, by Seth Dickinson
Rich, chewy philosophy, with snake-headed aliens and lots of dead bodies. Plus body horror says @ergative at the @NerdsofaFeather blog today
http://www.nerds-feather.com/2023/12/review-exordia-by-seth-dickinson.html

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Tor.com Reviewers’ Choice: The Best Books of 2023
https://www.tor.com/2023/12/13/tor-com-reviewers-choice-the-best-books-of-2023/

Read mine and the other reviewers choices at the blog



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Microreview [book]: Chain-Gang All-Stars by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

@NerdsofaFeather Review by Phoebe Wagner @Pheebsdw
http://www.nerds-feather.com/2023/12/microreview-book-chain-gang-all-stars.html



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TIME FOR CAROUSEL!

On the SFF Audio podcast, I join Jesse, @CoraBuhlert and @TrishEM to discuss William F Logan's LOGAN'S RUN

https://www.sffaudio.com/the-sffaudio-podcast-764-readalong-logans-run-by-william-f-nolan-and-george-clayton-johnson/

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Review: The Betrayals, by Bridget Collins
An intimate exploration of weak, flawed people doing small, right things
@ergative has the @NerdsofaFeather review for your Monday morning

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Today at the NOAF blog, I ask author Sherwood Smith about her Six Books
http://www.nerds-feather.com/2023/12/6-books-with-sherwood-smith.html


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The Joe Sherry Wheel of Time Reread: A Crown of Swords. The latest piece at the NOAF blog:

http://www.nerds-feather.com/2023/12/the-wheel-of-time-reread-crown-of-swords.html




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Review — The Digital Aesthete: Human Musings on the Intersection of Art and AI
This compilation of stories examining the intersection of art, creativity, and AI is eye-opening, entertaining, and thought-provoking says Haley Zapal at the @NerdsofaFeather blog

http://www.nerds-feather.com/2023/12/review-digital-aesthete-human-musings.html



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[Microreview]: Island of Time by Davis Bunn

Urban fantasy on the shores of Lake Geneva

Alex Wallace has our review at the @NerdsofaFeather blog
http://www.nerds-feather.com/2023/12/microreview-island-of-time-by-davis-bunn.html

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Review: Out There Screaming

A clever take on the greatest horror of all: reality

Ann Michelle Harris

starts our week here at the @NerdsofaFeather blog with her review of this anthology.

http://www.nerds-feather.com/2023/12/review-out-there-screaming.html

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Microreview: Fortune's Favor by Jo Graham

Fortune's Favor continues Jo Graham's mythologically infused space opera series and 'verse

My Nerds of a Feather review.

http://www.nerds-feather.com/2023/12/microreview-fortunes-favor-by-jo-graham.html



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My newest podcast venture is on the SFF Audio podcast, where I join Jesse , Evan, Terence and Jonathan in a discussion of Robert A Heinlein's SIXTH COLUMN

https://www.sffaudio.com/the-sffaudio-podcast-762-readalong-sixth-column-by-robert-a-heinlein/



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Microreview: Scarlet by Genevieve Cogman

A new and fresh spin on the story of the French Revolution fictional hero The Scarlet Pimpernel...but with a fanged twist.

My @NerdsofaFeather review

http://www.nerds-feather.com/2023/11/microreview-scarlet-by-genevieve-cogman.html




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Godkiller by Hannah Kaner.

New review at Nerds of a Feather by me:

http://www.nerds-feather.com/2023/11/review-godkiller-by-hannah-kaner.html



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Hear me on the SFF Audio Podcast talking with Jesse and his other guests about DOWNWARD TO THE EARTH by Robert Silverberg

https://www.sffaudio.com/the-sffaudio-podcast-761-readalong-downward-to-the-earth-by-robert-silverberg/


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Review: Threading the Needle
Plenty of gunslingers on the final frontier
Alex Wallace cleans up the week at @NerdsofaFeather with the review
http://www.nerds-feather.com/2023/11/review-threading-needle.html

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Review: Mortal Follies by Alexis Hall

A compelling, cheeky, charming narrator making magic out of an already great story says @chloroform_tea at the NOAF Blog today. @NerdsofaFeather
http://www.nerds-feather.com/2023/11/review-mortal-follies-by-alexis-hall.html



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On his substack, @delong makes connections between Hornblower, Vorkosigan, Elizabeth Bennet and @marthawells 's Murderbot (he just read the new SYSTEM COLLAPSE)

https://braddelong.substack.com/p/yesterday-was-the-release-date-for


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Review: Three Fires

Vanity, vanity, all is vanity

Alex Wallace has this NOAF review of a Historical Fiction novel about Girolamo Savonarola

http://www.nerds-feather.com/2023/11/review-three-fires.html

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On SFF Audio, my latest podcast was on Star Born by Andre Norton with Alex of "Pulp Covers" and Trish Matson.

https://www.sffaudio.com/the-sffaudio-podcast-759-audiobook-readalong-star-born-by-andre-norton/



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Review — From a Certain Point of View: Return of the Jedi
A collection of short stories exploring the worlds of the minor characters seen on screen in the third movie of the original trilogy.
Hayley has The @NerdsofaFeather review for your Friday
http://www.nerds-feather.com/2023/11/reviewfrom-certain-point-of-view-return.html


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Are you aware of the "Hugos there" podcast? Creator Seth Heasley started with all the Hugo novel winners but has since branched out. The latest episode, now out,is a fantastic entree into the podcast, with repeat guest turned Regular Contributor Sarah Elkins on Vonda McIntyre's THE MOON AND THE SUN

https://hugospodcast.com/podcast/the-moon-and-the-sun-by-vonda-mcintyre-feat-sarah-elkins/

A wide ranging discussion of the book, movie adaptation, science fiction, historical fiction, women in history and so much more!


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Saint Death's Daughter, the newest World Fantasy winning novel, written by CSE Cooney, is on sale at Amazon for 99 cents.

https://www.amazon.com/Saint-Deaths-Daughter-C-Cooney-ebook/dp/B09RV7F5XW/

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Congrats to
CSE Cooney
Priya Sharma
TananariveDue
Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki,

and all the winners of the 2023 World Fantasy Awards

https://file770.com/2023-world-fantasy-awards/



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