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November Greetings!

Hi all, Life’s been a bit crazy here & promises to get crazier as we approach Thanksgiving and the December holidays. As per the usual (“the yuzhe”), I’ve been dealing with pets, plants, clients, and house stuff—oh, and an estate auction where I excitedly bid on and won a trunk load of books, only to Read More

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2017 Hugo Awards Announced

I’m a little late on this, as they were announced on Friday August 11th. BEST NOVEL: The Obelisk Gate, by N. K. Jemisin (Orbit Books) BEST NOVELLA: Every Heart a Doorway, by Seanan McGuire (Tor.com publishing) BEST NOVELETTE: “The Tomato Thief”, by Ursula Vernon (Apex Magazine, January 2016) BEST SHORT STORY: “Seasons of Glass and Iron”, by Amal El-Mohtar Read More

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Peter Harrington Books 50% Off Through April 28th

  FYI: Peter Harrington (London-based seller of antiquarian & collectible books) has discounted their book prices by 50% until April 28th. Whether you’re after an immaculate first edition, a signed copy for a gift, this might be the time to peruse their offerings over at Abebooks. Peter Harrington was established in 1969, exhibiting and selling at the Read More

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Pullman’s New Trilogy Revisits His Dark Materials

    Philip Pullman just announced a new trilogy that revisits the characters and  worlds first introduced in The Golden Compass in 1995. According to the New York Times, the first book in the new trilogy, tentatively named  The Book of Dust, will be released October 19, 2017. “In an interview with BBC Radio 4 that aired on Wednesday, Mr. Pullman Read More