Locus Poll for the best sci-fi and fantasy of the past 110 years

The website for Locus magazine — which I admit an unfamiliarity with — is hosting an open poll, which closes tomorrow on November 30th, asking readers to vote for the best novels, novellas, novelettes, and short stories in the genres of fantasy and science fiction from the 20th century and the first decade of theContinue reading “Locus Poll for the best sci-fi and fantasy of the past 110 years”

Book Review: “A Swiftly Tilting Planet” by Madeleine L’Engle

“Wind, unicorn, and boy merged into a single swiftness.”

Book Review: “A Wind in the Door” by Madeleine L’Engle

Title: A Wind in the Door Series: 2nd in L’Engle’s loose Time Quintet Author: Madeleine L’Engle Pages: 240 Published: 1973 Spoiler-free Synopsis: A year after the events of A Wrinkle in Time. When Charles Wallace falls deathly ill, Meg and Calvin are informed by an alien Teacher that his health may affect the health ofContinue reading “Book Review: “A Wind in the Door” by Madeleine L’Engle”

Book Review: “A Wrinkle in Time” by Madeleine L’Engle

Title: A Wrinkle in Time Series: First in the Time Quintet, but each book works as standalone Author: Madeleine L’Engle Pages: 232 Published: 1962 Spoiler-free Synopsis: On a dark and stormy night, three strange visitors whisk away three children for an interplanetary adventure to fight an evil shadow that threatens the universe. Reason for Beginning:Continue reading “Book Review: “A Wrinkle in Time” by Madeleine L’Engle”