We've made it to the end of another round of judging for the 2023 Subjective Chaos Kind of Awards! This year, there were fewer categories for all 11 judges to read and to select as this year's winners. I believe the winners were announced during the annual Fantasy Con (before the British Fantasy Awards Winners… Continue reading S.C.K.A. 2023: The Winners
It's time to announce the finalists for the Subjective Chaos Kind of Awards 2023. Amongst all of the nominees, the judges, the other bookbloggers, and I were surprised that we didn't have "stacked" finalists like we did last year. Although, we our votes resulted in there being 2 finalists per category, it shouldn't surprise you… Continue reading SCKA 2023: The Finalists
It's time foe the Subjective Chaos Kind of Awards for 2023! I was asked to be a judge again; and, this year will be the 3rd year I've participated in this speculative awards with other bookbloggers. I’m very excited about this year’s awards and nominees! This year, there are fewer categories (compared to the extra… Continue reading SCKA 2023: We’re Back!!!
Hello everyone! I apologize for another non-review post; but currently, I'm attending the Boskone 60 Convention in Boston! This is the first in-person Con I've been able to attend since before the pandemic. It's amazing when you recall how much fun these events are and why authors, writers, and fans attend them. So far, I… Continue reading Hello from Boskone!
HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! A new year means new books to look forward to reading, alongside the ones from last year that we haven't read yet. 2023 looks to be an exciting year once again for book releases. At the same time, it's daunting to know that with several prequels/sequels/companion novels getting published this year,… Continue reading Why You Need to Read…My Most Anticipated Speculative Fiction Books of 2023
The last few weeks have been very busy for me. Work and life has kept me occupied; and, while I haven't read as many books as I wanted, I've been able to read enough to write up some reviews and, hopefully, reach my reading goals by the end of this year. What have I finished… Continue reading Reading Check-In: December 3, 2022
Wayward Children, #0.7: “Skeleton Song” By Seanan McGuire Published: October 26, 2022 Genre: Fantasy, Short Story ***This short story can be read for free here on Tor.com. ***Thank you TorDotCom Publishing for sending a copy of this story to me. It was strange and fleshy, shaped as a skeleton was shaped, but with a covering… Continue reading Why You Need to Read: “Skeleton Song”
It's a wrap on the Subjective Chaos Kind of Awards 2022! After months of reading, deliberating, and voting the judges, including myself, have chosen this year's winners. Out of the 14 judges, 11 of us were able to participate in the vote; and, the winners were announced during this year's Fantasy Con (hosted by The… Continue reading SCKA 2022: The Winners
Wayward Children, #2.5: “In Mercy, Rain” By: Seanan McGuire Published: July 18, 2022 Genre: Fantasy, Short Story ***This short story can be read for free here on Tor.com. So Jack Wolcott, twelve years old and innocent of how much danger she had wandered into, grew into her proper place as a mad scientist’s apprentice. Seanan McGuire… Continue reading Why You Need to Read: “In Mercy, Rain”