Book Review: Positive by David Wellington

Positive by David Wellington About the Book In the bestselling vein of Guillermo Del Toro and Justin Cronin, the acclaimed author of Chimera and The Hydra Protocol delivers his spectacular breakout novel—an entertaining page-turning zombie epic that is sure to become a classic. Anyone can be positive . . . The tattooed plus sign on […]

Ragnarok Publications goes SciFi with Per Aspera Press

Ragnarok Publications, one of the premier small press publishers, has just acquired Per Aspera Press. Ragnarok has become known for stand-out dark fantasy novels and anthologies, having just released BLACKGUARDS: Tales of Assassins, Mercenaries, and Rogues. Having only started in 2013, Ragnarok has put out a phenomenal catalog of books. In 2014, they acquired Horror […]

Book Review: Apocalypse Weird: Texocalypse Now by Michael Bunker and Nick Cole

In Apocalypse Weird: Texocalypse Now (Digger #1), Michael Bunker and Nick Cole show improvement in what has already been great storytelling and prose in their earlier works. For those who are unaware of Apocalypse Weird, Shaun just posted a nice summary of this groundbreaking endeavor to change face of indie publishing. They call it Marvel […]

The 2015 Sci-Fi Experience on AISFP

Carl V. Anderson is running a community read of all things Sci-Fi, called The 2015 Sci-Fi Experience. Wait, that isn’t just a month, that’s 2015… oh boy, that’s going to be huge. The reading marathon starts Dec. 1, 2014 and goes through Dec. 31, 2015. I’ll update this post with links to book reviews or […]

Book Review: DEAD OF NIGHT by Jonathan Maberry

Jonathan Maberry is a very talented writer. In a genre full of similar stories with cliche descriptions, Dead of Night was refreshing and scary. The other book I’ve read of his, Patient Zero, had some of the best zombie action I’ve read. Where that book was more of a thriller with zombies, Dead of Night […]

Cover Reveal – TALES FROM PENNSYLVANIA with Timothy C. Ward

Hey everybody! Good news, my first story in a print book is coming out Friday, November 21. You may remember Michael Bunker from AISFP 249 talking about his novel, Pennsylvania, the trailblazing novel in an exciting new genre of Amish SciFi. While you can read this anthology or his novel first, there is still a […]

Book Review: 100 Sideways Miles by Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith is one of my favorite authors. I don’t otherwise pursue fiction written in the POV of teenage boys, but if they are as entertaining and humorous as his I surely will. If you are offended by the kind of language and thoughts teenage boys have about sex and girls, this probably won’t be […]


Today’s interview is a combination of sorts. First, S. Ron Mars (a.k.a. Saul Garnell) talks about his comedic scifi short story, “Eat Fish and Die,” which we have a five minute sample of (12 minute to 17 minute mark). After that, we have a thirty minute conversation with Timothy C. Ward interviewing Saul and David […]

AISFP Podcast 271 – Special Announcement

Hey folks… well I’m not going to ruin the surprise in the shownotes, so you’ll have to have a listen.

Book Review: SODA POP SOLDIER by Nick Cole

Soda Pop Soldier by Nick Cole Very entertaining adventure through the life of a future gamer who faces extreme odds of survival in game and out. Our gamer, PerfectQuestion, is the leader of a ColaCorp professional first person shooter team who is losing game after game to a big time team in WonderSoft. The cost […]