Whispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 01/23/13

This week, we have more news and spoilers about upcoming books, Once Upon a Time, returning sci-fi shows, and Supernatural. You can access previous spoilers columns here.

Horrific Reads, Bloody Off the Press
By Nathaniel Katz

The week’s most exciting release is likely Revenge: Eleven Dark Tales by the acclaimed Japanese writer Yoko Ogawa. Ogawa has already earned praise from figures as varied and significant as Peter Straub, Hilary Mantel and Joe Hill, and these eleven tales …

IFPWhispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 01/23/13

Whispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 01/09/13

This week, we have more news and spoilers about upcoming books, Once Upon a Time, new and returning Syfy shows, and Supernatural. You can access previous spoilers columns here.

Horrific Reads, Bloody Off the Press
By Nathaniel Katz

Centipede Press dominated this week. Their box set of five works by Michael Cisco is now not only available for preorder but is $75 off the regular price of $250. It includes The Divinity Student, The Golem, …

IFPWhispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 01/09/13

Recap and Review: Lost Girl 2.13: Barometz. Trick. Pressure

By Paula R. Stiles

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Recap: Before she leaves on a long vacation with Nadia, Lauren tells Bo that she’s reconfirmed her slavery to the Ash. Bo realises that the Ash lied to Lauren about who saved Nadia. Infuriated by his double betrayal, she resolves to go after him at his compound.

Her friends, however, are distracted from helping her. In fact, she has to help them, first, before she embarks on her short crusade. It seems that a …

Paula R. StilesRecap and Review: Lost Girl 2.13: Barometz. Trick. Pressure

Recap and Review: Lost Girl 2.12: Masks

By Paula R. Stiles

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Recap: Kenzi’s trying to set up a surprise birthday party for Bo when Bo gets a call from the Ash. Lachlan has just let Lauren out of her prison cell after a few days and expects her to get back to work. Lauren begs to differ, even threatening to take Nadia and go to the Morrigan. Lachlan threatens Lauren back, but she just says she’d rather burn down the lab than work for him, …

Paula R. StilesRecap and Review: Lost Girl 2.12: Masks

Recap and Review: Lost Girl 2.11: Can’t See the Fae-Rest

By Paula R. Stiles

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Recap: Perpetually broke, Bo and Kenzi encounter Ciara as she exits establishment where they are windowshopping. Ciara offers to treat them to lunch, as thanks for Bo saving her life a couple of weeks before, but they politely turn her down, citing Kenzi’s sudden(faked) illness. Bo still can’t bring herself to have lunch with the billionairess who replaced her in Dyson’s bed.

Meanwhile, halfway around town, a young playboy is taking a very drunk, …

Paula R. StilesRecap and Review: Lost Girl 2.11: Can’t See the Fae-Rest

Recap and Review: Lost Girl 2.10: Raging Fae

By Paula R. Stiles

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Recap: Bo is on the case when a human fighter at a local ring, Mike, starts exhibiting superhuman strength and having weird blackouts. It seems the owner of the boxing ring, Ferraro, is not only using his fighters in illegal, no-holds-barred fights, but he’s also Fae – Light Fae, but still. So, might he have something to do with it?

Since Ferraro is hostile and uncooperative – and a crony of Lachlan, the current …

Paula R. StilesRecap and Review: Lost Girl 2.10: Raging Fae

Recap and Review: Lost Girl 2.09: Original Skin

By Paula R. Stiles

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Recap: We start with Kenzi congratulating herself on having got some new boots on two-month layaway. Bo is moping over Dyson – sorry, reading a book. So, Kenzi drags her off to the bar, in spite of the possibility that Dyson and Ciara might be there. There, she encounters Hale and Dyson, who are impressed by Bo’s new look. Lauren then shows up on Ash business (consulting with Trick on how to find the …

Paula R. StilesRecap and Review: Lost Girl 2.09: Original Skin

Recap and Review: Lost Girl 2.08: Death Didn’t Become Him

By Paula R. Stiles

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Recap: Trick’s friend, Donny, asks Trick for help in recovering his husband, Christophe. Christophe was a ballet dancer, but he died recently and his body has been stolen from its grave. A luckless human groundskeeper who stumbled on the theft in progress was murdered in the teaser. Bo and Dyson agree to track down what happened to Christophe’s body. At the same time, they are looking for the murderer of the groundskeeper, whose body …

Paula R. StilesRecap and Review: Lost Girl 2.08: Death Didn’t Become Him

Recap and Review: Lost Girl 2.07: Fae Gone Wild

By Paula R. Stiles

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Recap: The episode begins at the bar, as usual, with Bo bemoaning her lack of love life to Kenzi. Cut to the local police station, where three strippers in black leather are coming on to the officers, who don’t notice a Russian mobster they’ve got prisoner (Zephyr) is missing until Dyson and Hale show up. Meanwhile, Bo and Kenzi are being hired by one of the strippers’ mothers to look for her. The stripper …

Paula R. StilesRecap and Review: Lost Girl 2.07: Fae Gone Wild