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SF Signal Book Review: Shift Omnibus by Hugh Howey

Here’s a sneak preview of my review of Shift Omnibus at SF Signal. It contains spoilers for Wool, but only minor plot summaries for Shift, which may or may not be considered spoilers. If you are new to this series, check … Continue reading

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Quality Fan Fiction in Hugh Howey’s Wool Universe

Lyndon Perry‘s short story, “The Last Prayer (A Silo Story) (The Last Silo),” is fan fiction set in Hugh Howey’s Wool universe… and it’s really good! I didn’t know what to expect, having loved Wool 1, but Lyndon surprised me … Continue reading

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Book Review: Second Shift – Order by Hugh Howey

In my review of First Shift, I debated the reading order between Wool 1 and First Shift, but Second Shift makes it clear that Wool Omnibus should be read before Second Shift. For this reason, I’m assuming that anyone looking … Continue reading


Book Review: First Shift – Legacy by Hugh Howey

Frequenters to my site know Hugh Howey is one of my favorite authors, ever since I came across his novelette, “The Plagiarist,” and quickly thereafter, Wool Omnibus Edition (Wool 1 – 5) (Silo Saga). If you haven’t read Hugh yet, … Continue reading


Looking Forward to 2013: As a Reader

As an aspiring author, I feel awful saying this, but as I plot out the books I want to read in 2013, there isn’t much room for new authors. This is one reason I’m taking my time on my debut … Continue reading


Top 10 Reads of 2012

  There are a couple handfuls of good books I read in 2012 that deserve to be recognized, but here are my top ten. Judging the top three hurts my heart, because you could put them in any order and … Continue reading


Hugh Howey Live, and other Free Indie Fiction

My recording of Hugh Howey reading his Kindle Single, “The Walk Up Nameless Ridge,” is now up over at SF Signal. I was in his panel at ChiCon7 and recorded most of the story there, but because he ran out … Continue reading


Review: “The Walk Up Nameless Ridge” (Kindle Single) by Hugh Howey

The Walk Up Nameless Ridge by Hugh Howey Listen to Hugh read this story live from ChiCon 7! My rating: 5 of 5 stars Hugh again displays his gift of understanding people, the extremes we’ll endure to find happiness, and … Continue reading

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My Fake Hugo Awards

I went to my first major con a few weeks ago, driving up by myself to Chicago on Saturday to visit the World Science Fiction Convention, this year known as ChiCon 7. I wrote a blog post over at New … Continue reading


Book Review: I, Zombie by Hugh Howey

I, Zombie by Hugh Howey My rating: 5 of 5 stars Plain and simple, the most horrific book I’ve ever read. There, now go buy it. In, I, Zombie, Hugh Howey, breakout author of Wool Omnibus, displays his acute observations … Continue reading