Sorry About All That

Frequent visitors to Book View Café’s blog and online bookstore will have noticed persistent issues with both sites over the past several days. Specifically, both vanished from the World Wide Web. They were restored intermittently, only to vanish again. As … Continue reading


Mountains of the Mind by Gillian Polack

Mountains of the Mind Gillian Polack Shooting Star Press Australia A new collection from BVC member Gillian Polack: Mountains of the Mind – A Polack Retrospective contains never before published early work from Dr Polack, prizewinning published pieces and brand new … Continue reading


Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff Goes on (Blog) Tour

In support of my debut crime novel, THE ANTIQUITIES HUNTER (October 2, from Pegasus Crime), I’m embarking on my first-ever blog tour. Confirmed dates and “locations” for the tour are: 09-25-18  @4:00 pm – Science fiction author/blogger Juliette Wade will interview … Continue reading


Laura Anne Gilman’s THE COLD EYE is WSBA Finalist!

It’s official: Laura Anne Gilman’s novel, THE COLD EYE, has been selected as a finalist for the Washington State Book Award, to be announced in October. We are pleased to note that it was chosen in the fiction category and … Continue reading


Recommending Night Calls by Katharine Eliska Kimbriel

This is one of those books I wish had been published when I was eleven years old, along with Terry Pratchett’s Tiffany Aching stories. Since the book wasn’t published until thirty years after I really needed it, I’ve had to make do with loving it in my adulthood.

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The Con in a Can…

Imagine a Venn diagram. The blue circle contains people who might have attended a convention at soem point in their lives and have developed any kind of affection for them and a certain amount of knowledge about the backroom workings … Continue reading