Category Archives: science fiction

Interstellar: A Very Short Review

by Brenda W. Clough Recent events have shown that probably there will not be commercial space flight for a while. I accept that I will probably never make it into space; even if it becomes available in my lifetime I … Continue reading

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Story Excerpt Sunday: “Fantasy and Science Fiction in the Modern Age” from Speculative Journeys by Irene Radford

Speculative Journeys

Fantasy and Science Fiction in the Modern Age from Speculative Journeys a collection of short SF and contemporary fantasy by Irene Radford October is the month of season changes, of chilly nights and increasing rains. The nights grow longer and … Continue reading

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Top-Ten List at io9.com

The Bohr Maker - cover by Bruce Jensen

io9.com likes to come up with top ten lists. Today it’s the “10 Most Important Science Fiction Books About Superintelligence” — and a novel by BVC author Linda Nagata is included! Linda’s novel, The Bohr Maker, comes in at #7. … Continue reading

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BVC Announces The Infinite Sea by Jeffrey A. Carver

The Infinite Sea by Jeffrey A. Carver

The Infinite Sea Book 3 of The Chaos Chronicles by Jeffrey A. Carver Beneath an alien sea! Flung to an alien ocean world, John Bandicut and his companions find themselves plunged into the deepsea realm of the Neri. What will … Continue reading

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BVC Announces Futures Near and Far by Dave Smeds

Futures Near and Far by Dave Smeds A future where murder is only a misdemeanor. A colony world where humans can remain only if they are worthy of their tenancy. A woman who journeys to postapocalytic Africa in search of … Continue reading

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BVC Announces Speculative Journeys by Irene Radford

Speculative Journeys by Irene Radford

Speculative Journeys by Irene Radford In Speculative Journeys, Irene Radford extends her short story collections into science fiction and contemporary fantasy with fourteen tales both old and new. Why is time-travel reserved for wealthy tourists and forbidden to historians?

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STRANGER, Book One of THE CHANGE

Stranger, the post-apocalyptic  YA novel written by Book View Café member Sherwood Smith in collaboration with Rachel Manija Brown, has been published by Viking. This is the “Yes Gay YA” book of an Internet flurry three years ago. But you … Continue reading

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Whatever Makes You Weird: An Interview With Jacey Bedford

Empire of Dust

I first met Jacey Bedford when I attended the Milford SF Writer’s Conference in the UK some years back. We’ve stayed in touch ever since. I’m delighted to post this interview with her about her novel, Empire of Dust, which … Continue reading

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The Changes Just Keep on Coming

As you read this, I am in the final, frantic stages of packing for my move to California. All moves create change, and cross-country ones even more so. But this one is about more than a new location. Last week, … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday – Oct 22, 2014

WWW Wednesday. This meme is from shouldbereading.   To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions… • What are you currently reading? • What did you recently finish reading? • What do you think you’ll read next?   … Continue reading

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