Monthly Archives: April 2018

Movie: The Raid: Redemption

  The Raid: Redemption This movie isn’t science fiction, but I’ve noticed that many sci-fi bloggers are fans of John Wick, and the two movies seem similar to me, both having enough plot to be real stories, but focusing primarily on action with a high body count.  (My wife has just pointed out to me […]

Double Double

I’ve just purchased these two “Ace Double” paperbacks, containing stories written from 1958 to 1962. Those cover images aren’t upside-down by mistake — with a “double”, you read one story which ends in the middle of the book, then flip the book over and start reading inward from the other direction. The individual stories are […]

Side Quest: from Underbridge to Goodnight Moons

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume Six OK, I didn’t have good luck with the first nine stories in this collection, or the next ten, but here are the last twelve anyway: Underbridge by Peter Beagle.  A troll statue eats small animals and, eventually, people. Relic by Jeffrey Ford.  A story about a […]