Discworld is a comic fantasy book series written by the English writer Terry Pratchett, set on the fictional Discworld, a flat disc balanced on the backs of four elephants which, in turn, stand on the back of a giant turtle.
If your valentine heart leaks, it may be because February is "Women in Horror" month, which celebrates women in the horror industry. I'm going to expand the definition to include literature.
The winner of the 2013 World Fantasy Award for novel went to Alif the Unseen, by G. Willow Wilson.
The World Fantasy Awards are annual, international awards given to authors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in the field of fantasy.
It's the new President's 1st day in office. Time to redecorate the oval office, meet with the new cabinet...and see the aliens. Yep, Roswell was real, and here's the rub...the aliens may be coming back...and soon. Now what?
The museum promises to be completely amazing, offering a dizzying array of characters, props and other awesomeness from Star Trek, Dune and the novels of Isaac Asimov to name just a few.
Announcing the winners of the 2013 Goodreads Choice Awards, the only major book awards decided by readers.
The following books were selected as the best of 2013 by readers who are members of the Goodreads community. (All of these titles are available in the SF section at Westlake Porter Public Library.)
Doctor Who celebrates it's 50th anniversary on Nov. 23, 2013. To help get you in the mood and perhaps catch up with the ever-expanding places, people, & things associated with The Doctor, here are some suggestions.
"The Machine of Death", edited by Ryan North (et al.), is an anthology of original stories bound together by a central premise. A machine was invented that can tell how you are going to die. No dates, no details. Just a slip of paper with a few words spelling out your ultimate fate -- at once all-too specific and maddeningly vague.
That's the premise of "BRIEF GRISLYS", the new horror anthology selected and edited by John R. Mabry.
October is the perfect time to dive into the oeuvre of Roger Corman!
Popularly known as the "King of the B-Movie", his influence on modern American cinema is almost incalculable. For every quickie "exploitation" film he made, he also delivered well-respected art films or "message" pictures. In 2009, he was honored with an Academy Award for Lifetime Achievement.