Tag Archives: GoodReads

Vote For Someone Else for the First Round of the Goodreads Choice Awards 2013

Originally posted on Whatever:
So, apparently The Human Division has been selected for the first round of the Goodreads Choice Awards, in the science fiction category. Which is very cool; I’m chuffed the folks at Goodreads are saying the novel…

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On Amazon Acquiring GoodReads

Updates October 25, 2013:  Great article in Salon from a couple of days ago on How Amazon and GoodReads Could Lose Their Best Readers. September 20, 2013: Amazon has started deleting reviews for other members and also deleting shelves, without … Continue reading

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Turn the Page on Time

At the Fantasy Book Club Series group on GoodReads, we are approaching the end of time, or rather the Wheel of Time series.  We will start reading the final book in that series in May.  On the first day of … Continue reading

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Keeping Me Up Late

I collected my commemorative mug (shown at right) from the Plaza Branch of the Kansas City Public Library this past Monday, the 4th of February.  I completed the reading log form via the ‘While the City Sleeps’ web page, noting … Continue reading

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Tour Guide for the Silent Tower

Thank you to everyone who voted in my poll to help me decide what novel to recommend as a Member’s Choice selection next month at the GoodReads SciFi & Fantasy Book Club.  Despite a tie in the poll, several members … Continue reading

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Help Wanted: What to Read/Recommend in July

I received the honor of selecting the Member’s Choice reading selection for July 2012 at the GoodReads Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club.  I reviewed the bookshelf of read books for the club (over a hundred since January 2008) and … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Terror by Simmons (4 Stars)

The Terror by Dan Simmons 4 of 5 stars Read in Feb/Mar 2012 I read The Terror as part of a group read at the Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club at GoodReads during the month of February. I participated … Continue reading

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Book Review: Archangel by Shinn

Archangel by Sharon Shinn My rating: 4 of 5 stars Beyond Reality February 2012 Science Fiction Selection The protagonist, Rachel, grabbed me immediately. Not only was she a superb vocalist, she reminded me in so many ways of my own … Continue reading

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FBR reblog: Meanwhile at the Discussion Group: March 2012

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The name of this blog was inspired by the Beyond Reality discussion group, which has been around for almost two decades and which I’ve been managing for more than half of that time. The…

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The Time Is Right For A Re-Read of WoT

What’s a WoT? (or so you might be asking yourself). A WoT is an acronym for The Wheel of Time series. I love being born in the Year of the Dragon (Chinese calendar).   It’s just cool.  And this year, I … Continue reading

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