The Far East–East of the Sun

Welcome to the first week of East of the Sun! This week we are exploring the Far East. Countries included in the Far East include China, India, Mongolia, Nepal, Japan, and Korea. These countries are vastly different from each other, and even within a single country, multiple cultures co-exist. China is especially rich in cultural […]

All the Mirrors in the World

Last week I read The Raven King, the final book in the Raven Cycle by Maggie Stiefvater. But, as she has pointed out on Twitter, she does not hold a monopoly on welsh mythology, and the Raven King can be found elsewhere in culture, media, and literature. It can be found most notably in the […]

Free Comic Book Day!

Today is Free Comic Book Day! What does that mean? Free comic books, of course.

Dragon Airways

What happens when you let the dragons loose on Twitter? Author Brian Rathbone has been experimenting, and the results have been both heart-warming and humorous. Recently, Brian has taken to Kickstarter to empower other authors, and turn the dragons loose on the world.

Steampunk Crowdfunding Roundup: January 2016 Edition

There are several books looking for backing this month. I find this to be the category of Steampunk projects I see on Kickstarter the most often, and it is really cool to see so many people going out there and making their dreams of being an author become reality. So if you are looking for […]

Book Review: The Machine by E. C. Jarvis

I was contacted several weeks ago by a new publishing company called Rambunctious Ramblings (don’t you love that name?!) and given the opportunity to review their first enterprise; a steampunk novel by new author, E. C. Jarvis. The book just came out at the beginning of the month, and I would definitely recommend it to […]

“Hollow World” – Book Review

Do you like your time travel novels light on the quantum physics and with a side of philosophy? Are you a fan of adventure sci-fi writers such as H.G. Wells and Edgar Rice Burroughs? Do you enjoy reading novels that include elements of controversial subjects but are not, themselves, a subject of controversy? If you answered […]

Three Must-Read Time-Travel Novels

Time Travel fiction is one of the oldest and most celebrated genres of science fiction. Even more intriguing and impossible than space travel, time travel appeals to us on a very personal level. What if you could undo your past mistakes? What if you could foretell the future? What if you could rewrite history? Finding […]

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