The museum promises to be completely amazing, offering a dizzying array of characters, props and other awesomeness from Star Trek, Dune and the novels of Isaac Asimov to name just a few.
Announcing the winners of the 2013 Goodreads Choice Awards, the only major book awards decided by readers.
The following books were selected as the best of 2013 by readers who are members of the Goodreads community. (All of these titles are available in the SF section at Westlake Porter Public Library.)
Doctor Who celebrates it's 50th anniversary on Nov. 23, 2013. To help get you in the mood and perhaps catch up with the ever-expanding places, people, & things associated with The Doctor, here are some suggestions.
"The Machine of Death", edited by Ryan North (et al.), is an anthology of original stories bound together by a central premise. A machine was invented that can tell how you are going to die. No dates, no details. Just a slip of paper with a few words spelling out your ultimate fate -- at once all-too specific and maddeningly vague.
That's the premise of "BRIEF GRISLYS", the new horror anthology selected and edited by John R. Mabry.
October is the perfect time to dive into the oeuvre of Roger Corman!
Popularly known as the "King of the B-Movie", his influence on modern American cinema is almost incalculable. For every quickie "exploitation" film he made, he also delivered well-respected art films or "message" pictures. In 2009, he was honored with an Academy Award for Lifetime Achievement.
Frederik Pohl, one of the great science fiction authors and editors of the late 20th century, died Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. He was 93. Pohl was known as a dark humorist and satirist in novels.
Looking for a great new Sci-Fi series to get hooked on? Don't forget YA novels! They're not just for kids anymore. Here's a list (in no particular order) to get you started.
Is it any wonder that Amazon Sales of George Orwell's 1984 Shot Up 7,000% this week?