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Category Archives: Reviews

Book Review: Forty Thousand in Gehenna

by Wendy Van Camp


Book Name: Forty Thousand in Gehenna Author: C.J. Cherryh First Published: 1983 Nominated for Locus Award (1984) Author Carolyn Janice Cherry is better known by her pen name C. J. Cherryh. She is a Hugo Award-winning science fiction and fantasy writer with 40 novels under her belt. Cherryh is pronounced “Cherry”. When she first began […]


Book Review: Contact

by Wendy Van Camp


Book Name: Contact Author: Carl Sagan First Published: 1985 Locus Award for Best First Novel in 1986 Dr. Carl Sagan was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1934. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Cornell and gained a double doctorate at the University of Chicago in 1960. He became a professor of astronomy and space […]


Review: The Language of Thorns

by Jen Gheller


Here at LSQ, we love stories. So for this post, I thought I’d get a little meta and talk about a book of stories, made for stories. Let me explain. It’s called The Language of Thorns, by Leigh Bardugo, and it’s a collection of fairy tales set in her “Grishaverse.” This world is comprised of […]



Book Review: Neuromancer

by Wendy Van Camp


Book Name: Neuromancer Author: William Gibson First Published: 1984 Nebula & Philip K. Dick Awards winner, British Science Fiction Award nominee, 1984. Hugo Award winner, 1985 William Ford Gibson was born in the late 1940s and remained in the United States until the Vietnam War. Like many of his generation, he evaded the draft during […]


Book Review: Eye Of The World

by Wendy Van Camp


Book Name: The Eye of the World Author: Robert Jordan First Published: 1990 Author Robert Jordan (born James Oliver Rigney, Jr.) was born in the late 1940s in Charleston, South Carolina. As a child, he was fond of reading, especially the books of Mark Twain and Jules Verne. As an adult, he served two tours […]


Book Review: Nemesis

by Wendy Van Camp


Book Name: Nemesis Author: Louise Cooper First Published: 1989 Louise Cooper began writing stories at a young age, more to entertain her friends than for any other reason. She was not fond of school and would tuck herself away to write stories in the classroom. At the age of fifteen, she persuaded her parents to […]


Book Review: His Majesty’s Dragon

by Wendy Van Camp


Book Name: His Majesty’s Dragon Author: Naomi Novik First Published: 2006 Naomi Novik was born in New York in 1973 and raised on Long Island. Novik learned to read at an early age and her favorite books were by J.R.R. Tolkien and Jane Austen. She studied English Literature at Brown University and did graduate work […]


Quick Pick: “One Fell Sweep”

by Rebecca Buchanan


Title: One Fell Sweep (The Innkeeper Chronicles #3) Publisher: NYLA Author: Ilona Andrews Pages: 338 pp Price: $4.99 (ebook) / $13.99 (paperback) The Hook: Dina DeMille is an Innkeeper. She runs the Gertrude Hunt, a bed and breakfast in Texas. But Dina is a very unusual Innkeeper, and the Gertrude Hunt deals with a very […]


Book Review: 2001: A Space Odyssey

by Wendy Van Camp


Book Name: 2001: A Space Odyssey Author: Arthur C. Clarke First Published: 1968 Sir Arthur Charles Clarke is considered one of the “big three” founders of the genre of science fiction, along with Robert A. Heinlein and Issac Asimov. He was a British science fiction author, futurist, inventor, undersea explorer, and a television series host. […]