Category: News

News – 2017 r/Fantasy Bingo Revealed

  OK, so I know through out the year I occasionally mention my progress on my Bingo card for Reddit Fantasy. I find this to be the funnest reading challenge around and the one I stick consistently with. I know a few people have mentioned some level of interest in it in the past, so since they revealed the new...

News: The Speculative Herald is Recruiting

I wanted to reach out and let everyone know The Speculative Herald (TSH) is looking for some additional contributors. We have have had some good interest so far, but I wanted to give all potentially interested parties the chance to apply before making any decisions, especially as we are looking to add multiple team members. So, if you love SFF...

Find Tenacious Reader on Facebook!

I’ve create a Facebook page for Tenacious Reader, so anyone interested, check it out (and give it a like ūüėČ ) I plan to post links to my blog there, so it can be a new way to follow. I may also share SFF things I think people might be interested in. Or at least that’s my plan ūüôā  ...

Today I’m over at Tor.com talking about Brian Staveley’s Unhewn Throne trilogy

Yep, today’s post is at Tor.com, which I’m pretty excited about! This article, Masters Level Character Development in Brian Staveley‚Äôs Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne,¬†is a bit different from my usual and is not a review. It takes a look at the three siblings in The Unhewn Throne trilogy and how they change over the course of series. It does...

Women in SF&F Month – Guest Post on Fantasy Cafe

Today you can find me at Fantasy Cafe¬† talking about women authors in the Speculative Fiction genre¬†and how we can encourage them. For those not familiar, each¬†year¬†Fantasy Cafe reserves the month of April to highlight the women in Science Fiction and Fantasy. It’s a wonderful feature and a great way to celebrate some of the authors you may have missed...

SF Signal MIND MELD: This Is What We Want To Read In 2016

I was excited to participate in another SFSignal Mind Meld. I love seeing the mix of responses for these, and am thrilled to take part. Here’s the topic: MIND MELD: This Is What We Want To Read In 2016 Who doesn’t love hearing about more books to read?¬†So, go read the responses.¬†There are some great picks there!

News: The Speculative Herald is now live

  The first post for Speculative Herald went live today! You can go check out the post:¬†Introduction: Our Most Anticipated Books for Fall 2015! We also have a great line up this week with reviews for the latest releases from Jim Butcher, Margaret Atwood, Brandon Sanderson, Kameron Hurley and Ferrett Steinmetz. Follow The Speculative Herald on¬†Twitter, Bloglovin, Facebook. Or go...

SFSignal Mind Meld – Judging a Book by Its Cover

I was excited to participate in another SFSignal Mind Meld. I love seeing the mix of responses for these, and am thrilled to take part. Here’s the topic: What are some of your favorite speculative fiction book covers? Do you have a favorite book or magazine cover artist? What draws you to their artwork? Come on, admit it. You judge...

Dracarys! Backlist Burndown Meme

UPDATE: You can now find a running record of¬†Backlist Burndown from my top menu. The link ups will also be included with my review at the end of the month.   I posted about this¬†Dracarys! (Backlist Burndown)¬†idea before, and now I am going to formalize it. I have set a goal for myself to read and review more backlist books....

SF Signal Mind Meld

I am quite excited to have been asked to participate in a SF Signal Mind Meld! I always enjoy reading them and seeing the mix of answers. So to participate is really an honor. My rambling/non-sensical/fan-girly response is part of today’s question: Q: What was your favorite live action or animated genre television show of 2014? What made it so...