• Science Fiction Times http://sciencefictiontimes.blogspot.com/

    A site where I can post reviews and commentaries about all forms of science fiction and fantasy (including novels, short fiction, television shows, movies, and comic books). My favorites range from the classic authors I grew up reading (Asimov, Zelazny, Silverberg, etc) through today's popular writers (Alastair Reynolds, Jack McDevitt). Among the television shows I review are Doctor Who, Star Trek, and others.


  • Rogue Moon by Algis Budrys

    Rogue Moon Algis Budrys

    "Rogue Moon" is one of the classic "big dumb object" stories. An alien artifact is discovered on the Moon. Anyone who enters the construct dies. How do you get... Read more

    Posted on 05 April 2011 BOOKS
  • Monument by Lloyd Biggle, Jr.

    Monument Lloyd Biggle,

    From Goodreads:Lost EdenIt was a world of dazzling but deadly beauty, where pleasure was man's most precious birthright. In this lost colony the inhabitants... Read more

    Posted on 05 April 2011 BOOKS
  • Once Upon a Time...

    Once Upon Time...

    It's time for Carl(at Stainless Steel Droppings) to host his spring challenge. Once Upon a Time V is the second fantasy challenge I have participated in. Last... Read more

    Posted on 29 March 2011 BOOKS
  • A Time of Change

    For those who follow SFT, I offer my apologies for not posting recently. You will see my return this week.My parents always supported my reading habit. It was... Read more

    Posted on 12 March 2011 BOOKS
  • Farscape Season 1: Episode 1: Pilot

    Farscape Season Episode Pilot

    I have heard a lot of good things about Farscape but never watched it on a regular basis. I was only able to see an occasional episode when it was being... Read more

    Posted on 22 February 2011 BOOKS
  • The Art of Science Fiction: Frank Kelly Freas

    Science Fiction: Frank Kelly Freas

    The Art of Science Fiction will be a semi-regular feature. Each time I will showcase some of my favorite covers. This time I am looking at a couple of Frank... Read more

    Posted on 19 February 2011 BOOKS
  • Short Story Sunday - Feb.. 13, 2011

    Short Story Sunday Feb.. 2011

    With Valentine's Day being tomorrow, I thought I would devote today's short story reviews to ones dealing with love.The two stories I am reviewing today are... Read more

    Posted on 13 February 2011 BOOKS
  • Weekend Update

    Weekend Update

    This Week's Comic Book Reviews The Flash #9 in Comcs! A Personal JournalTomb of Dracula Vol. 1 in Comic Book Shelf Review. Fans of classic horror or gothic... Read more

    Posted on 12 February 2011 BOOKS
  • Lloyd Biggle Jr. Profile

    Lloyd Biggle Profile

    Remembering Lloyd Biggle Jr.I have a confession to make. Before this week I never read any of Biggle's stories. I am now reading "Monument" for the Classic... Read more

    Posted on 08 February 2011 BOOKS
  • Profiles

    What can I expect from Profiles? Profiles is a new feature here at Science Fiction Times. 1. Each one will focus on a writer, artist, or editor involved in... Read more

    Posted on 08 February 2011 BOOKS
  • Weekend Update 2/5/2011

    Weekend Update 2/5/2011

    This was a week where real life interfered with my blogging time. Sometimes situations at work keep me from writing. Next week I will be back to a regular... Read more

    Posted on 05 February 2011 BOOKS
  • A Short, Sharp Shock by Kim Stanley Robinson

    Short, Sharp Shock Stanley Robinson

    This is one of the hardest books I have read and reviewed. I have not read much of Kim Stanley Robinson's work. A friend (I might as well list him as "creative... Read more

    Posted on 02 February 2011 BOOKS
  • January Summary

    I reached the goal of posting on a regular basis. It was a Science Fiction Times record that saw me post 22 times. 2008 9 posts2009 33 posts2010 23 posts2011... Read more

    Posted on 01 February 2011 BOOKS
  • Short Story Sunday Jan. 30, 2011

    Short Story Sunday Jan. 2011

    Back in the seventies, Gordon R. Dickson's The Childe Cycle was another one of my favorite series. The Cycle would consist of historical, mainstream, and scienc... Read more

    Posted on 31 January 2011 BOOKS
  • Weekend Update 1/29/2011

    Weekend Update 1/29/2011

    ChangesDue to various factors, I did not post any book reviews last week. This week should see:Monthly SummaryThe Short, Sharp Shock by Kim Stanley Robinson... Read more

    Posted on 30 January 2011 BOOKS