SPSFC SEMI-FINALIST REVIEW: Destroyer, by Brian G Turner

As announced on Sunday, At Boundary’s Edge has chosen our three semi-finalists for the SPSFC. Today we’ve got our second full review of the contest, which is of Brian G. Turner’s Destroyer. With an SPSFC rating of 7.17 out of 10, this was my personal favourite of the books I’ve read so far in theContinue reading “SPSFC SEMI-FINALIST REVIEW: Destroyer, by Brian G Turner”

SPSFC SEMI-FINALIST REVIEW: Daros, by Dave Dobson

As announced on Sunday, At Boundary’s Edge has chosen our three semi-finalists for the SPSFC. Today we’ve got our second full review of the contest, which is of Dave Dobson’s Daros. With an SPSFC rating of 6.83 out of 10, this was the first book to receive a Yes from all our judges in StageContinue reading “SPSFC SEMI-FINALIST REVIEW: Daros, by Dave Dobson”

SPSFC SEMI-FINALIST REVIEW: Mazarin Blues, by Al Hess

As announced on Sunday, At Boundary’s edge has chosen our three semi-finalists for the SPSFC. Today we’ve got our first full review of the contest, which is of Al Hess’ Mazarin Blues. With an SPSFC rating of 7.50 out of 10, this was our favourite book from our original allocation of thirty. That’s all fromContinue reading “SPSFC SEMI-FINALIST REVIEW: Mazarin Blues, by Al Hess”

MONTHLY ROUNDUP: January 2022

The new year got off to a great start. If not for the world at large, then at least for At Boundary’s Edge. Probably my most successful month of blogging to date, and with the promise of even more still to come. BOOK HAUL I tried to cut back on my book buying this month,Continue reading “MONTHLY ROUNDUP: January 2022”

SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: Meet the Semifinalists

Welcome back to the SPSFC! After several months of reading and deliberation, At Boundary’s Edge is happy to reveal our three semi-finalists. The rules for this part of the competition were simple, we all read the books to completion and gave them a rating of between 0 and 10. The average of our ratings wasContinue reading “SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: Meet the Semifinalists”

SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: Personal Thoughts

As of yesterday (15th January), I have finished my initial reading for the inaugural Self Published Science Fiction Competition. If you’ve been following the contest here At Boundary’s Edge, you’ll probably have seen the posts in which our team cut the thirty books allocated to us down to a respectable eleven. Reviews of those elevenContinue reading “SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: Personal Thoughts”

2022 At Boundary’s Edge

As a wise man once said: “New year, new man, all I’ve got to do is stick to the plan.” And even if that wise man was part of a Saturday Night Live sketch, I do think it’s important to make plans. But this is a science fiction blog, so you won’t find resolutions likeContinue reading “2022 At Boundary’s Edge”

SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: Meet the Quarterfinalists

After months of reading and deliberation, At Boundary’s Edge is proud to reveal the self-published books that have made it through the first round of cuts. As a reminder, we have read the first 20% of each of these books and then vote don whether or not to continue. As a team of three judges,Continue reading “SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: Meet the Quarterfinalists”

SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: The Fifth Cuts

Welcome back to the SPSFC! As we read through our thirty allotted books in search of three to send through to the next round, we sadly must bid farewell to the majority. At this stage in the competition, we are making initial judgements based on the first 20% of each book. It is entirely possibleContinue reading “SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: The Fifth Cuts”

MONTHLY ROUNDUP: October 2021

October has been a good month here At Boundary’s Edge. Twenty posts in total, which is around the number I seem to have settled on this year. That number is largely book review, of course, which continue to be the bread and butter of my blogging. But I’ve also been diversifying a little bit. StillContinue reading “MONTHLY ROUNDUP: October 2021”