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A Definitive Guide to SFF Monsters

For someone who gets scared easily, I--perhaps paradoxically--love reading about the monsters and creatures that stalk the pages of SFF. They always fascinate me, and I find them more terrifying than a human villain ever could be. As the veil begins to thin, take a look at this list of monsters I’ve lost sleep over.…

Dune – Boring, Interesting, Amazing, In That Order

I can see the Onion headline now: “Surprise! Book Reviewer Enjoys Widely Respected Pillar Of Science Fiction Genre.” A picture of me accompanies the article. In it, I’m sitting in my reading room, holding a hefty copy of Dune aloft and smiling like a ding-dong who doesn’t know what he signed up for. The rest…

The Most Iconic Families Of Science Fiction And Fantasy

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Usually, we skip posting on Thanksgiving so everyone can take time off to celebrate you know what: family. Family is the best, or the worst, depending on who you are talking to. But regardless, people have extreme opinions about family. You likely find yourself now asking, “do we have any recommendations for…