Jalapeno Score: 37/50 Overall Impression:  “The Long Way to F*n Nowhere…” Don’t get me wrong, I think Becky Chambers is a talented writer, I really do. I think she has ideas and active imagination. But there is something fundamentally lacking in the book, and it is plot. Imagine you started building the house from the […]

What a day. Earlier I started my official Facebook page and a public Facebook group – the Jalapeño Book Club . Like if that wasn’t social media overload, I just registered my  Twitter account @EllieMaloneyFic, where ‘Fic’ stands for fiction, but that was more than the allowed character limit. Twitter, right? How am I going to survive […]

Meanwhile I’m settling down with a ton of reading from 2015  sci fi and fiction, and writing reviews for some of them, to somehow make this waiting bearable. I honestly am losing my patience with Hollywood. When are they going to film something based on Scalzi’s books already? All that rumor  about the lunch with […]