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    Thread: _To The King a Daughter_ discussion
Post: RE: _To The King a Daughter_ discussion

I'll have to read it again soon. This is a book co-authored with Sasha Miller. I'm currently reading the new Mercedes Lackey and sorting my paper records. (Prior to doing taxes & putting stuff ...
Irene Andre Norton 1 16 January 24th, 2022, 01:16 PM
    Thread: Beast Master’s Circus - Discussion
Post: RE: Beast Master’s Circus - Discussion

I knew I was missing the title. I just forgot what that title was. My mind could only come up with Storm something.
Irene Andre Norton 3 73 January 6th, 2022, 10:53 AM
    Thread: Beast Master’s Circus - Discussion
Post: RE: Beast Master’s Circus - Discussion

Oddly enough, I don't have a copy of this on my reading shelf. Nor do I have a copy in the first edition paperback bookcase. I do have a hardcover copy signed by Andre Norton. Hmmm. I wouldn't want ...
Irene Andre Norton 3 73 January 5th, 2022, 10:34 AM
    Thread: World Science Fiction Convention 2021
Post: RE: World Science Fiction Convention 2021

Thank you.
Irene Scifi & Fantasy Conventions 12 232 December 30th, 2021, 10:41 AM
    Thread: Imperial Lady - Discussion
Post: RE: Imperial Lady - Discussion

I do judge a book by it's cover (art). But I bought the book because it was Andre Norton. The cover art is by Royo.
Irene Andre Norton 8 244 December 30th, 2021, 10:33 AM
    Thread: Imperial Lady - Discussion
Post: RE: Imperial Lady - Discussion

Over a month. I just finished IMPERIAL LADY yesterday. I normally read at a book-a-day pace. This 290 page book taking over a month means I found it hard reading. The first half of the book is abo...
Irene Andre Norton 8 244 December 29th, 2021, 10:31 AM
    Thread: NASA Has Released an Image of the James Webb Telescope
Post: RE: NASA Has Released an Image of the James Webb T...

A reasonable amount of nervousness. The Hubble went out into space with its optics adjusted wrong. It's been a while, but they had to send up a corrector lens. At the Lagrange point, they won't be ab...
Irene Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 3 107 December 23rd, 2021, 11:41 AM
    Thread: World Science Fiction Convention 2021
Post: RE: World Science Fiction Convention 2021

Yup. Yup. Yup. I attended the orchestra (Washington Metropolitan Gamer Orchestra) and the Masquerade in person. I was going to go to the live feed in one of the ballrooms, with drinks, for the Hugo...
Irene Scifi & Fantasy Conventions 12 232 December 23rd, 2021, 11:38 AM
    Thread: Goblins and Jews
Post: RE: Goblins and Jews

I only read the first 2-3 paragraphs of Jon Stewart's post. I just don't see it. I see other instances of "fear of the other". But didn't get bothered by Goblins running the banks in the HP world...
Irene Harry Potter 9 642 December 21st, 2021, 10:03 AM
    Thread: NASA Has Released an Image of the James Webb Telescope
Post: RE: NASA Has Released an Image of the James Webb T...

One of the WorldCon panels I attended had a lot on this, I believe the Webb Telescope to go at the Earth Lagrange 2 Point. (A point where gravity from earth & sun are balanced).
Irene Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 3 107 December 21st, 2021, 09:58 AM
    Thread: World Science Fiction Convention 2021
Post: RE: World Science Fiction Convention 2021

Keeping count of attendance was almost impossible. Probably partially my fault, as I didn't keep proper records of the pre-printed pre-con labels I put on badges. Maybe they kept count of badges? I v...
Irene Scifi & Fantasy Conventions 12 232 December 21st, 2021, 09:52 AM
    Thread: Highly recommended sci fi on Amazon Kindle-The Creator:AI and Doomsday Virus
Post: RE: Highly recommended sci fi on Amazon Kindle-The...

Did you read this book? The description is actually rather questionable. i.e. Trembling robot?.... THE CREATOR: AI AND DOOMSDAY VIRUS kindle edition By Amazing Arianna An adventurous yet th...
Irene Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 2 90 December 21st, 2021, 09:35 AM
    Thread: World Science Fiction Convention 2021
Post: RE: World Science Fiction Convention 2021

I'm baa-aack. A huge pile of email & Facebook postings. There was an email warning of one breakthrough COVID case, but I don't think there was any contact (and that would have been 16-17). Since ...
Irene Scifi & Fantasy Conventions 12 232 December 20th, 2021, 10:21 AM
    Thread: World Science Fiction Convention 2021
Post: RE: World Science Fiction Convention 2021

I will work at being safe. I am not, so much, a crowd lover. If all gets to be too much, I can switch to doing remote (from my room). Now to put some new reading on my Nook.
Irene Scifi & Fantasy Conventions 12 232 December 12th, 2021, 09:32 AM
    Thread: Looking for Actors in all the (wrong TV) places
Post: RE: Looking for Actors in all the (wrong TV) place...

Colin Ferguson (Eurika!) has done several Hallmark movies. I suppose actors in SF "got-to-eat" and take rolls as they come
Irene Actors 3 104 December 12th, 2021, 09:30 AM
    Thread: Looking for Actors in all the (wrong TV) places
Post: Looking for Actors in all the (wrong TV) places

TV has been unsatisfying. I limit myself to Basic Cable. So lately I've been character hunting.  Did you know that Bruce Campbell of all of those SF movies was in a Hallmark movie? "One December Night...
Irene Actors 3 104 December 10th, 2021, 10:27 AM
    Thread: World Science Fiction Convention 2021
Post: RE: World Science Fiction Convention 2021

Well. I'm going. Stuff is piled on top of the suitcase. Still deciding what goes in big bag, and what goes in hand luggage. I just swapped the biggest item, as it will need to be packed last. Not br...
Irene Scifi & Fantasy Conventions 12 232 December 10th, 2021, 10:17 AM
    Thread: Day of the Ness - Discussion
Post: RE: Day of the Ness - Discussion

I like this book. In fact, I'm lucky to have an original drawing (not used in the book) on my wall.
Irene Andre Norton 1 114 December 7th, 2021, 09:51 AM
    Thread: Good News for Andre Lovers.
Post: RE: Good News for Andre Lovers.

Do you mean that your site will appear under the SF-Fandom banner as a Forum?
Irene Andre Norton 5 246 November 30th, 2021, 01:21 PM
    Thread: Imperial Lady - Discussion
Post: RE: Imperial Lady - Discussion

Michael, When you decide to rebuild, please let me know. I have several copies of most of the books. Some of these are available for re-homing.
Irene Andre Norton 8 244 November 27th, 2021, 10:34 AM
    Thread: Imperial Lady - Discussion
Post: RE: Imperial Lady - Discussion

The story is of "not quite" China. Back in the day, I found the differences bothered me. Maybe if I were to re-read the book???? Well the "to be read" pile is currently empty. Susan Schwartz is a l...
Irene Andre Norton 8 244 November 25th, 2021, 10:15 AM
    Thread: Andre's burial site
Post: RE: Andre's burial site

I don't know. Are you sure? I suppose that one of us still has a contact for Sue.
Irene Andre Norton 3 213 November 22nd, 2021, 05:44 PM
    Thread: The Shadow of Albion - Discussion
Post: RE: The Shadow of Albion - Discussion

So many books. So little time. I like Rosemary Edghill, so I'll probably pull this off the shelf.... But there is a new Lois McMaster Bujold, and another in that Lydia Sherrer (silly) series. Also I ...
Irene Andre Norton 1 176 October 27th, 2021, 08:32 AM
    Thread: World Science Fiction Convention 2021
Post: World Science Fiction Convention 2021

I plan to attend the World Science Fiction Convention this December in Washington DC.  WorldCon's are normally held around US Labor Day. It is at the choice of the convention to choose the exact date...
Irene Scifi & Fantasy Conventions 12 232 October 22nd, 2021, 09:40 AM
    Thread: Huon of the Horn - Discussion
Post: RE: Huon of the Horn - Discussion

I've always pronounced it like Hugh-on. I tried to go to the ultimate source: Google. https://www.houseofnames.com/huon-family-crest https://www.babynamespedia.com/pronounce/Huon "Huon can be pro...
Irene Andre Norton 4 240 October 16th, 2021, 08:31 AM
    Thread: Huon of the Horn - Discussion
Post: RE: Huon of the Horn - Discussion

The style has always annoyed me..... "Now it chanced that in those grim and sorrowful days which came to the court and land of France after the death of Roland and the other noble dukes and brave lo...
Irene Andre Norton 4 240 October 15th, 2021, 09:10 AM
    Thread: Sioux Spaceman first edition hardcover
Post: RE: Sioux Spaceman first edition hardcover

We are OK with your wanting information. I think I described how to tell the first edition from one of the later publications. Sioux Spaceman was originally in paper, then in Hard cover, and then U...
Irene Andre Norton 10 1,118 October 6th, 2021, 03:54 PM
    Thread: Atlantis Endgame - Discussion
Post: RE: Atlantis Endgame - Discussion

I don't have a copy of this on the paperback shelf. I don't think I liked it much.
Irene Andre Norton 2 226 September 26th, 2021, 05:49 PM
    Thread: [Survey] Audiovisual representations of cyborgs
Post: RE: [Survey] Audiovisual representations of cyborg...

I did the survey.... part way... I got bored with the topic, and the slant.
Irene General Discussions 3 359 September 14th, 2021, 08:35 AM
    Thread: Video: Fans remember seeing 'Star Wars' in 1977
Post: RE: Video: Fans remember seeing 'Star Wars' in 197...

Yah know. I don't know. 1977 ??? I could have seen this in the theaters. I was already working here in CT. I just don't remember when/where I first saw the film. I've seen it lots since, at least onc...
Irene Star Wars 3 296 August 29th, 2021, 08:08 AM