Today's update will be focused on the BasedCon Book Sale run by Hans G. Schantz. This sale is the first to feature one of John J. Reilly's books, Spengler's Future. Lots of authors I have reviewed are a part of the sale, so I'll list out some of my favorites,
He that troubleth his owne house, shall inherite the wind: and the foole shall be servant to the wise of heart. Proverbs 11:29 Hans G. Schantz's The Wise of Heart is a bold foray into one of the most controversial topics in contemporary America: transgenderism. It is an inherently
Reading Galactic Patrol by E. E. "Doc" Smith is like finding a great-grandmaster key to twentieth century science fiction. This is the archetype not only to space opera, but to all of mainstream scifi in the twentieth century. After this, many things from the last 75 years just clicked, as
It is a place where myths become true. No. It is a place where myths are more than true; a place where the myths have power and you have none. The effect is a diminution of the self in the face of something older, vaster, and stranger.
Savage Headhunters by J. Manfred Weichsel may be his most horrible book yet. Given that previous books have involved cross-breeding humans and chimpanzees, angels lusting after human women, and the sexual perversity of Hollywood, this is quite an accomplishment. The target of Weichsel's satire in Savage Headhunters is war. In
In the land of ice and monsters, there is nothing mundane about treachery. Eternal consequences flow from mundane actions.
Just in case you didn’t get enough of Rangers battling for control of Sustagul in the last book, Never Shall I Fail chronicles the second battle of Sustagul. But this time, we see things in a different way, insofar as Talker has to learn to see things in a different way.