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Reviews: Abercrombie, Zahn, Hobb, Jeffers, Miller

v29_n26My reviews of:

Half a King by Joe Abercrombie
Soulminder by Timothy Zahn
Fool’s Assassin by Robin Hobb
The Towers by Jordan Jeffers
and The Art of Space: The History of Space Art, from the Earliest Visions to the Graphics of the Modern Era by Ron Miller

are now available online.

It will also appear in the print edition of the magazine that goes out to 100,000+ readers.

Review: Coming Home by Jack McDevitt

My review of Jack McDevitt’s newest novel, Coming Home, can be found at SF Signal.

Eugie Foster

I was very saddened to read that Eugie Foster passed away on Saturday. For a time, she was my editor at The Fix, a short lived publication that focused on reviewing the short fiction market. She also contributed a fascinating article on creative procrastination and Kanji to this blog many years ago. Though we lived in the same town for some time, we never met in person, not even when I attended Dragon*Con in 2008. Nevertheless, as an editor, she helped me refine my review writing and I can credit my limited success to her tutelage. My sympathies are with her husband Matthew as he copes with her loss after her long and courageous battle with cancer.