LitReactor Staff Picks: The Best Books of 2014 (part 3)

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky December 22, 2014
Submitted for your approval (or derision): Members of the LitReactor staff offer up their favorite reads, old and new, of 2014.

Is Sci-fi a “Closed Shop”?

Column by Dean Fetzer April 14, 2014
The recent controversy over a possible host for London’s upcoming WorldCon has brought to light a dark side to the science fiction and fantasy genre — one a lot of people like to pretend isn’t there.
Voting for Goodreads Choice Awards Now Open

Voting for Goodreads Choice Awards Now Open

News by Dean Fetzer
It’s obviously that time of year again — time to go vote for your favorite books. And vote. And vote again.
Hugo Awards Announced – Just a Popularity Contest?

Hugo Awards Announced – Just a Popularity Contest?

News by Dean Fetzer
With the annual announcement of the awards that are voted on by a selection of the public, the question arises as to whether it’s just a “beauty contest”.
So, that's the way to deal with trolls...

Down With Trolls: Author John Scalzi Turns Insults Into Charity

News by Dean Fetzer
John Scalzi has been pestered by trolls, and one in particular has led the author to a unique solution: for every attack he’ll donate money to charity.