Friday Review: Zer0es by Chuck Wendig

My rating: 4 of 5 starsFive independent hackers are given a choice by the government: serve as white hat hackers completing assignments given them or face prison for their past cyber crimes. Faced with that choice, they decide to take the offer. They are sent to an isolated compound where they and the other teams … Continue reading Friday Review: Zer0es by Chuck Wendig

Friday Review: Wanderers by Chuck Wendig

My rating: 4 of 5 stars Hundreds of people are being afflicted by a strange malady. One day, they simply leave whatever they are doing and begin walking. No one knows where they are going because they appear to be sleepwalking. They can't be waked, they don't speak, eat, or drink; they simply walk on … Continue reading Friday Review: Wanderers by Chuck Wendig

Wednesday Wanderings: You Might Be The Killer Movie, Spicy Thai Noodles, Goats Invade Neighborhood, and Man Declared Dead But Is Very Much Alive

I saw this Twitter thread between authors Sam Sykes and Chuck Wendig when it first happened. Many who did said it should be on film. And, now, it is. You Might Be The Killer has done well at indie film festivals and will be aired on the Syfy channel on October 6 at 7 PM. You … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: You Might Be The Killer Movie, Spicy Thai Noodles, Goats Invade Neighborhood, and Man Declared Dead But Is Very Much Alive

Friday Review: Squick Studies and Last Thorsday Night by Holly Lisle

Squick Studies by Holly Lisle My rating: 3 of 5 stars I got these two stories as free thank yous for signing up to Lisle's newsletter. Both are short, and they are two different types of stories, although both are science fiction. Squick Studies: This is a bit of an odd story. It fits into Lisle's … Continue reading Friday Review: Squick Studies and Last Thorsday Night by Holly Lisle

Friday Review: The Cormorant (Miriam Black #3) by Chuck Wendig

The Cormorant by Chuck Wendig My rating: 4 of 5 stars In the third installment of Wendig's Miriam Black series, Miriam is on her way to Florida, responding to a Craigslist ad offering $5000 if she will tell a wealthy man how he dies. Miriam has a gift, or a curse depending on how you … Continue reading Friday Review: The Cormorant (Miriam Black #3) by Chuck Wendig

Friday Reviews: Portrait of Lisane de Patagnia by Rachel Swirsky, and A Game of Cities by Michael Montoure

Two short story reviews this week, each very different from the other, both dealing with magic and life. And death. Portrait of Lisane de Patagnia by Rachel Swirsky My rating: 4 of 5 stars This short story was nominated for the Nebula Award, and was made available by Tor as a free download. It tells … Continue reading Friday Reviews: Portrait of Lisane de Patagnia by Rachel Swirsky, and A Game of Cities by Michael Montoure