Nebula Awards Showcase 2017

Nebula Awards Showcase 2017 (sci-fi & fantasy) I only read the award-winning stories from this collection. Here's what I've read and my thoughts about the stories: "Hungry Daughters of Starving Mothers" by Alyssa Wong best short story Nebula Award Winner Neat premise, though I'm really curious to know if there was any particular paranormal creature... Continue Reading →


John Scalzi: Redshirts

Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas by John Scalzi narrated by Wil Wheaton (sci-fi, parody/humor) I really enjoyed this novel. The problem is that this is not just a novel, but also three codas. (I think the codas would have been better off being published separately as short stories instead of being included with the... Continue Reading →

Nebula Awards Showcase 2016

Nebula Awards Showcase 2016 featuring stories from the 2015 Nebula Awards I only read the award-winning stories from this compilation: Jackalope Wives (short story) by Ursula VernonA Guide to the Fruits of Hawai'i (novelette) by Alaya Dawn JohnsonYesterday's Kin (novella) by Nancy Kress I enjoyed the stories I read, and I'm sure I would have... Continue Reading →

Connie Willis: The Best of Connie Willis

The Best of Connie Willis by Connie Willis(science fiction short story collection) I really enjoyed this short story / novella compilation. Overall, I think this was a higher quality of short stories than usual -- but that should be expected from this compilation since these are all Willis' award-winning stories. They won Hugo and Nebula... Continue Reading →

Jane Austen: Emma

Emma by Jane Austen narrated by Emma Thompson with full cast dramatization (classic fiction) I really enjoyed listening to this audio production. I did get annoyed at some of the background noises, and while the full-cast audio was great fun, some of the voices were more enjoyable to listen to than others. (In some cases... Continue Reading →

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