Category Archives: science fiction

21 Best Political Science Fiction Books

I came across this great, thought provoking, list of political science fiction. I worked out that I had read 10, and then promptly added the other eleven to be my to be read pile.

Hope you enjoy it!

50+ Fandom Programs: Planning Festivals and Events for Tweens, Teens, and Adults by Amy J. Alessio, Katie LaMantia, and Emily Vinci

I’m a fan, and want to share the love so when I saw this review, I immediately went and ordered the book 50+ Fandom Programs: Planning Festivals and Events for Tweens, Teens, and Adults by Amy J. Alessio, Katie LaMantia, and Emily Vinci

Is Donna Noble the most relatable Doctor Who companion?

A great post from the Time Ladies Is Donna Noble the most relatable Doctor Who companion?

Spiderman: Far From Home

I saw the movie in a cinema in San Francisco. I loved it, and then read this review and went yep, this works too well as a summary. Warning there are spoilers.

Fiction’s Fearless Females – Princess Leia

I loved this post about  Fiction’s Fearless Females – Princess Leia. 

What I love most is Carrie Fisher’s portrayal of Princess Leia. She brought so much warmth to what is a pretty two dimensional role at times, as the token female in the original series.

2019 Hugo Nominees Announced

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A great line up the best Science Fiction/Fantasy have been nominated. I’m amazed by how many great female authors have been nominated this year…..and also how many of the movies I’ve seen this year.


Doctor Who Quotes to Live By

A great top ten of  Doctor Who Quotes to Live By.

My favourite would have to be:

_Love is the most powerful weapon we have. because love is a form of hope, and like hope, love abides in the face of everything._ (5)

365 Star Wars

Okay so I’ve been a fan of Star Wars for four decades, ever since I discovered my brother playing the movie on his Beta Max video player. And I was like, what is this movie? This is like the best thing I have ever seen. I still feel a joy when I hear the music.

But you know for a long time, Star Wars was really a boys own adventure. As a die hard Science Fiction fan, I’ve never let this get in the way of me enjoying the adventure but……I understand how hard it is, to rock up to an event, look around and realise you’re the only woman there.

So imagine my delight when I found 365 Star Wars, a site dedicated to celebrating the female influence on the Star Wars Universe. I was so excited I wanted to share it with you too….

Finding happiness in Doctor Who!

A great post from a long time fan Finding happiness in Doctor Who!

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Speculative Short Stories

You may recall I posted about a short story collection for use in the classroom a while back. Well I might have hit the jackpot, this post celebrates the best Speculative/Science Fiction/Fantasty short stories that were released by TOR in 2018. Enjoy!


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