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Science Fiction (Type Bar Magazine): A recent Washington Post articleindicated that only 12% of the reading public were interested in reading science fiction.  A perusal of bestseller lists for science fiction shows an even more alarming truth: the science fiction books that do sell are a shrinkingly small number of reprints, classics and novels that […]

Charles Henry Cannell (1882-1947) is a writer better known for some lost race novels as “E. Charles Vivian.” He also wrote eight novels in the “Gees” series as “Jack Mann” published from 1936 to 1940. Maker of Shadows is the fifth novel in the series. Originally published in the U.K. as a hardback in 1938, […]

Every week, the Castalia House Blog spotlights some of the many new releases in independent, pulp, and web novel-influenced science fiction and fantasy. Best (Baneberry Hall #1) – Frederick Gero Heimbach As he would be first to admit, Mason Best is a genius. He lied—oops, charmed—his way into Baneberry Hall, the nation’s top prep school, didn’t […]

Reading (John C. Wright): Readers who do not want to read a curmudgeon (me) being curmudgeonly, please go away. This is not a review or a philosophical analysis. No attempt at balance or fairness has been made: the following consists of merely a description of negative reactions. These are some books I just could not […]

I have a weakness for Atlantis novels. I first read of the lost continent in the first volume of the Golden Book Encyclopedia. Love the illustrations in those volumes. I think the first fictional piece I ever read set in Atlantis was Henry Kuttner’s Elak of Atlantis in “Spawn of Dagon” in the paperback The […]

Every week, the Castalia House Blog spotlights some of the many new releases in independent, pulp, and web novel-influenced science fiction and fantasy. Conscript – Scott Bartlett The Scourge are back And the Corps needs recruits. Desperate to free his younger siblings from debt slavery, Po Abbato turns to crime. He’s caught, and offered a […]

H. P. Lovecraft (Aeon): Lovecraft honed these elements through his short stories (along with two novellas and a single novel), developing a unique version of the weird fiction pioneered by authors such as Edgar Allan Poe, Arthur Machen and M R James. However, Lovecraft did not enjoy mainstream success during his lifetime. Fantasy (Sprague de […]

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