Category Archives: Alternate History

A Mid-Summer Night’s Streaming

This past week I took a break from watching movies I’d requested through my local library (see my previous post about dumping my Netflix DVD subscription) and switched to streaming two new (to us) science fiction series via Amazon Prime. … Continue reading

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Doomed to Repeat Alternate History?

Why You Should Be Watching The Man in the High Castle – http://www.kameronhurley.com/why-you-should-be-watching-the-man-in-the-high-castle/ Meeting violence with violence doesn’t show strength: it inspires more violence. I’ve been reading a lot if World War One and Two books lately, most recently The … Continue reading

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Book Review: Clash of Eagles by Smale (3.5 stars)

Clash of Eagles by Alan Smale 3.5 to 4 stars Good but not great. As other reviewer(s) have noted, this ends up being a one-man show almost exclusively – Marcellinus, the Praetor of the XXXIII Legion, marching west across the … Continue reading

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History – Real and Fictional « L.E. Modesitt, Jr. – The Official Website

http://www.lemodesittjr.com/2015/02/17/history-real-and-fictional/ Insights from Modesitt on believable world building. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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The Most Unusual Alternate History Novels Ever Published

http://io9.com/the-most-unusual-alternate-history-novels-ever-publishe-1518395336?utm_campaign=socialflow_io9_facebook&utm_source=io9_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow I may add a few of these books to my already staggering stack of to – be – read books. See any that you like or would recommend? Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse … Continue reading

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eBook Review: Three Princes by Wheeler (2.5 Stars)

Three Princes by Ramona Wheeler 2.5 to 3 stars out of 5 Read in January/February 2014 In the beginning, there were only Two Princes – Oken and Mabruke, apprentice/journeyman and master spies of the Egyptian Empire, an empire that never … Continue reading

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