Category Archives: Sci-fi

Infographic: How to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse – Guest Post by Naomi Shaw

Infographic: How to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse – Guest Post by Naomi Shaw

Halloween steadily has morphed from a holiday that was primarily for children and trick-or-treating to a holiday that features plenty of adult-themed costumes and parties. Halloween is quite a bit different than it was when I was a kid. Zombie Costumes Gory costumes have steadily grown in popularity too, especially among adults, which makes zombie…Continue

Lock In by John Scalzi – 6 Ways Scalzi Hits The Right Notes

Lock In by John Scalzi – 6 Ways Scalzi Hits The Right Notes

No big explosions. Dialed back sarcasm. Different pacing. Action that didn’t leave me on the edge of my seat or cause my heart to race. Yet, Lock In by John Scazli is still thoroughly engaging and everything I expect from Scalzi: engaging dialogue, intrigue, humour, social commentary, and good grasp of the real science behind his fictionalized science.Continue

Geek Of The Week July 11, 2014 – Kirk, Spock and McCoy Do The Carlton To Muse

Geek Of The Week July 11, 2014 – Kirk, Spock and McCoy Do The Carlton To Muse

What happens when you mash Kirk, Spock and McCoy doing the Carlton dance over music of your choice? In my opinion, more awesome than should be allowed. Or, maybe, I’m just easily amused. That will be for you to decide. One day, I had the above GIF opened because I was in a right foul…Continue

Birthday Giveaway: Win 4 Quirk Book Titles

Birthday Giveaway: Win 4 Quirk Book Titles

My 38th birthday is just around the corner (January 9). To celebrate, as I have done over the last few years, I’m giving some of my favourite books away! This year, thanks to the wonderful people at Quirk Books, one lucky Geeky Pleasures reader will win the following four books (giveaway details below):Continue

Book Holiday Gift Guide

Book Holiday Gift Guide

With only nine days remaining until Christmas, maybe one of these 16 books will make for a great last-minute Christmas gift purchase. Included in this list are science fiction and fantasy with some YA book, books for the art-lover, comedy, and reference.Continue

Voting For The Star Trek Book Club January Read Is Underway

Voting For The Star Trek Book Club January Read Is Underway

Just in case you missed the news about the Star Trek book club and you want to participate, this is a quick note to let you know that voting for January’s book is now open on the United Federation of Planets’ website. Also, there is more information about the rank, rewards, and badges participants will receive, and how the discussions will take place.Continue

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