SPSFC2 At Boundary’s Edge: Slushpile Books 1-7

Welcome back to the SPSFC. In this second year of the competition, we are currently at stage one, affectionately known as the slushpile. In this phase, each team has been given a selection of books to sort through in search of a handful of quarterfinalists. At Boundary’s Edge has 28 of these books (you canContinue reading “SPSFC2 At Boundary’s Edge: Slushpile Books 1-7”

SPSFC2 At Boundary’s Edge: Meet the Contestants

Welcome back to the SPSFC. No, not space-fic. No, not spuss-fic. No, not specific. Here At Boundary’s Edge we say it like it’s written. S. P. S. F. C. SPSFC2, to be precise. I my previous post, we introduced ourselves as a team. Now it’s time for the books to take to the stage. So,Continue reading “SPSFC2 At Boundary’s Edge: Meet the Contestants”

SPSFC2 At Boundary’s Edge: Meet The Team

Come one, come all. It’s time for the second incarnation of the Self Published Science Fiction Contest. Once again, we will be looking for the best of self published SF, and once again I am one of your humble judges. As per last year, I have assembled a crack team of reviewers to form theContinue reading “SPSFC2 At Boundary’s Edge: Meet The Team”

SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: Closing Thoughts

Well, here we are. Only a few days remain before the inaugural Self Published Science Fiction Competition crowns its winner. With seven finalists still in the running and a broad spread of scores being given for each one, it’s still anyone’s game. Whoever wins, it’s important that they have their day in the sun, andContinue reading “SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: Closing Thoughts”

SPSFC FINALIST REVIEW: In the Orbit of Sirens, by T. A. Bruno

The time is finally upon us. The SPSFC has reached the finals, and we have a finalist review here for you today. This one is of T. A. Bruno’s In the Orbit of Sirens. This book has an SPSFC rating of 7.00 out of 10. Here’s my full review. If anyone ever tells you thatContinue reading “SPSFC FINALIST REVIEW: In the Orbit of Sirens, by T. A. Bruno”

SPSFC FINALIST REVIEW: Captain Wu, by Patrice Fitzgerald and Jack Lyster

The time is finally upon us. The SPSFC has reached the finals, and we have a finalist review here for you today. This one is of Patrice Fitzgerald & Jack Lyster’s Captain Wu. This book has an SPSFC rating of 7.25 out of 10. Here’s my full review. As far as I’m concerned, it’s difficultContinue reading “SPSFC FINALIST REVIEW: Captain Wu, by Patrice Fitzgerald and Jack Lyster”

SPSFC FINALIST REVIEW: Iron Truth, by S.A. Tholin

The time is finally upon us. The SPSFC has reached the finals, and we have a finalist review here for you today. This one is of S.A. Tholin’s Iron Truth. This book has an SPSFC rating of 5.25 out of 10. Here’s my full review. I am a solo blogger. Always have been, probably alwaysContinue reading “SPSFC FINALIST REVIEW: Iron Truth, by S.A. Tholin”

SPSFC FINALIST REVIEW: Steel Guardian, by Cameron Coral

The time is finally upon us. The SPSFC has reached the finals, and we have a finalist review here for you today. This one is of Cameron Coral’s Steel Guardian. This book has an SPSFC rating of 7.00 out of 10. Today’s review comes to you courtesy of my fellow judge Ryan. Lone Wolf andContinue reading “SPSFC FINALIST REVIEW: Steel Guardian, by Cameron Coral”

SPSFC FINALIST REVIEW: Monster in the Dark, by K. T. Belt

The time is finally upon us. The SPSFC has reached the finals, and we have a finalist review here for you today. This one is of K T Belt’s Monster in the Dark. This book has an SPSFC rating of 4.75 out of 10. Today’s review comes to you courtesy of my fellow judge Ryan.Continue reading “SPSFC FINALIST REVIEW: Monster in the Dark, by K. T. Belt”

SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: Finalist Gut Reactions 5-7

These are my personal initial impressions of the SPSFC Finalists. These reactions are not necessarily indicative of the team’s overall rating, and are subject to change as I take a deeper look at each book. Full reviews and final team ratings will be posted once every judge has had the opportunity to read and discussContinue reading “SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: Finalist Gut Reactions 5-7”