Author Archives: Jessica

About Jessica

Dork extraordinaire, that's me! An unhealthy knowledge of Star Trek, a love of books, a fondness for purring cats.

Review: Saucerers and Gondoliers by Dominic Green

It felt more like a series of encounters than a thoughtful story, though. This thing happens. And then this! And clever humor at the expense of the Americans and Soviets and generally not bright adults! So I wouldn’t pick this up if you are looking for thinky thoughts. It is entertaining, though. Just not deep. Continue reading

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Coming Soon! December 2011 edition

For whatever reason, I’ve had a tough time getting excited about this December’s releases; when I went trolling through the various lists of December releases there were only two that stood out for me (usually there are several, and I have to narrow it down for this monthly post). Continue reading

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November blogosphere reading round-up

I’ve been reading ’round the writing/publishing/geekery blogosphere again. Here are a few new-to-me bits I found interesting enough to share. November 2011 edition. Continue reading

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A side job. Or: another place to read stuff I write

I am joining the good folks over at SpaceGypsies for monthly articles pertaining to geekery, and will be cross-posting many, if not all, of my book reviews there. My author name over there is OnAPaleStar, and my first original article–“How do you webcomic?”–went up on November 3rd. Continue reading

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Review: No Mercy by Sherrilyn Kenyon

More and more, this series is feeling like a cozy comforter; something wonderful to curl with on a snuggly evening. Continue reading

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Review: Soul Thief by Jana Oliver

Soul Thief Janna Oliver Urban fantasy August 2011 St. Martin’s Griffin ISBN: 978-0-312-61479-9 324 pages format: paperback accquired: purchased This review has been cross-posted to SpaceGypsies.com The blurb, from Powell’s: Riley Blackthorne is beginning to learn that there are worse … Continue reading

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November releases that interest me

November releases that have piqued my curiosity, 2011 edition. Continue reading

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End of October reading ’round the blogosphere roundup

It’s the end of October, and I’ve been reading all around the blogosphere on topics concerning advice for writers, publishing and SF/F politics, genre art, and general geekery. Continue reading

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Guest Post: Author Tag Blog Tour – Liz Kreger

We have a guest post today–part of Author Tag Blog Tour. Welcome to On a Pale Star, Liz Kreger! Continue reading

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Mid-October blogosphere reading round up

New-to-me blog posts, news articles, podcasts, and other items of interest that probably pertain in some way to writing or reading speculative fiction, or to geekery in general. Mid-October 2011 edition. Neal Stephenson talks about Innovation Starvation on the World … Continue reading

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