I watched Stardust the other night, and it was just charming. Based on the Neil Gaiman book, it has a stellar cast of Claire Danes, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Robert De Niro.  De Niro was outstanding as captain of a ship that collects lightening. Don't let first impressions deceive you!!!

Short Stories for Summer Reading

Summertime is an excellent time to peruse some new short stories. The
Nebula Awards Showcase 2009 is a great collection of stories, all Nebula

Who is on the horizon in SF?

Let's indulge our own Science Fiction future sight and see if we can predict the rising stars of Speculative Fiction (Science Fiction/Fantasy). 

Top 50 Science Fiction & Fantasy Books

The Science Fiction Book Club selections of the most significant science fiction and fantasy books of 1953-2002.

Once Upon a Time...

As children, we all like a good fairy tale.  Well, many authors have re-imagined or used fairy tales as a basis for books for adults. Based on lists compiled by the subscribers of the Fiction_L mailing list. Books suitable for young adults are noted with YA.

Fantastic Fiction Writers

Piers Anthony. Air Apparent and others
Wira is wild with worry.

Marion Zimmer Bradley Read-a-Likes

List of authors similar to Marion Zimmer Bradley provided by the staff at the LaPorte Branch Library.

Supernatural Detectives

Detectives who use, or search for, the supernatural including vampires, werewolves, and fairies.

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