The Vela, Episode 1.1: A Leisurely Extinction, by SL Huang

Hooray hooray, it’s a new serial day! The Vela is one of the latest new releases from Serial Box Publishing and has been on my 2019 watch list for a while, because the lineup of writers associated with it knocked my geeky socks off: SL Huang, Becky Chambers, Rivers Solomon and Yoon Ha Lee. I mean. It’s like rock star levels of writer collaboration, if you’re a modern sci-fi nerd. And I love me some modern sci-fi. So let’s dive

Continue Reading

The Universe Is What We Make Of It: The Long Way To A Small Angry Planet, Part 3

Well, it is now the final day of this year’s Sci-Fi Month celebration. My recap will go live tomorrow, but for now I’ve got one more round of thoughts, feelings and general flailing excitement to share as I dive into the final part of The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet, following the excellent Twitter chat held on Sunday by your, my, our beloved @joriestory. CAUTION: There will be spoilers!

The Universe Is What We Make Of It: The Long Way To A Small Angry Planet, Part 2

It’s time for another round of Wayfarer Appreciation, as I dive into discussion of the second part of The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet following our wonderful Twitter chat this past Sunday, courtesy of @joriestory! FAIR WARNING – there will be spoilers ahead! This post, and the questions, cover “The Wane” through “Hatch, Feather, House”.

The Universe Is What We Make Of It: The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet, Part 1

Following on from Sunday afternoon/evening’s successful first Twitter chat for the Sci-Fi Month readalong for this book, I decided to recap and expand on the excellent questions put forth by @joriestory, as well as revisiting the reasons why I love this book so much. There will be spoilers aplenty, though, so if you haven’t read this book, please be warned! This post will cover the beginning through to the end of “Port Coriol”. 

Update to the ‘Small Angry Planet’ Read-along!

Hello! So this year’s #RRSciFiMonth has gotten off to an absolutely tremendous start, and while I haven’t gotten my first review in yet, plans are coming along quite neatly! Meanwhile, I’m delighted by all the Twitter activity from the rest of you guys. So much great content! Anyway, yes! On to the point of this little post…

Site Footer

Sliding Sidebar

About Me

About Me

Dear Geek Place is my new home on the internet, though I've been around here before - I am the blogger formerly known as @EffingRainbow. Here, you can still find reviews of science fiction and fantasy books, but hopefully more besides, as I throw myself cheerfully out into the world and attempt to chronicle my experiences, one adventure at a time.

Categories