Category Archives: Allgemein

Patricia A. McKillip (1948 – 2022)

I’ve just read at Locus that Patricia McKillip has passed at May 6, 2022 at the age of 74. She was one of the first Fantasy authors that I’ve read, and I fondly remember her most prominent work, the Riddle-Master … Continue reading

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All My Reviews for Books

You can find reviews for the first 1000 posts collected on this page. Reviews for stories are on a separate page. 159 novels 20 non-fiction books 72 anthologies and collections This blog doesn’t cover all the books I’ve read, nor … Continue reading

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All My Reviews for Stories

You can find all the 686 reviews for short stories, novelettes, and novellas linked in the following list. There are stories for nearly every year since the 1940s. Only a few years – 1942,43,45-48,51,56-59,61, and 1964 – are missing. The … Continue reading

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Phat Loot! Level up for library!

Today is my cake day, and I got me some phat loot. Two new Tolkien books! The Nature of Middle Earth (which has just been published), the violet binding and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, the spring green binding … Continue reading

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The State of the Reißwolf 2021

Welcome to my wrap-up of 2021. I’ll talk about the year in SF&F, a few personal remarks, and some plans for next year. Reading Statistics After a really great reading year 2020 (which was at the same time absolutely awful … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Nerdy Christmas Everyone!

Ruby is the Lord of the Gifts

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Level up! 100k Views!

As a RPG gamer, I always think that the first few levels are intentionally easy, but having past the first ten level ups, things get more difficult. Level 1: set up the blog Level 2: Publishing the first review Level … Continue reading

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Level up! 150 followers

As a RPG gamer, I always think that the first few levels are intentionally easy, but having past the first ten level ups, things get more difficult. Level 1: set up the blog Level 2: Publishing the first review Level … Continue reading

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Awards and Lists

The utility page of this blog titled “Awards and Lists” has seen some love. I’ve added the entries for Hugo Awards for Best Novel 1953-2020 Nebula Awards for Best Novel 1966-2021 Both have links to my reviews, and I plan … Continue reading

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Level up! 1000 read books.

As a RPG gamer, I always think that the first few levels are intentionally easy, but having past the first ten level ups, things get more difficult. Level 1: set up the blog Level 2: Publishing the first review Level … Continue reading

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