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Vintage Month Comes to a Close

Posted on: January 31, 2015

wow, it’s the end of January already! How did that happen??


As it turned out, the majority of what I read for Vintage Month was published in the 60s and 70s.  I got a taste of New Wave, more psychology studies than I can shake a stick at, our fears of overpopulation, our hopeful expectations of future technology, and science fiction as written through the lens of the Vietnam War.  My focus on that time period was accidental, but i’m happy it worked out that way.
I want to thank everyone who participated in Vintage Science Fiction Month this year. Whether you wrote reviews, did a discussion or a guest post, or simply retweeted something tagged #VintageSciFi that looked interesting, it’s because of YOU that Vintage SciFi Month was a success.

A huge Thank You goes out to:

Vintage SF badgeDrunken Dragon Reviews

Book Haven

Lesley Conner

Uncertain Tales

The Broken  Bullhorn

Andrew Robins (for the guest post AND the loan of the DVDs!)


Bruce Baugh

Battered, Tattered, Yellowed and Creased

Fate SF

Howling Frog Books

Tethyan Books

Dab of Darkness

this is how she fight start

Over the Effing Rainbow

Susan Hated Literature

The Bastard Title

Two Dudes in an Attic

My Reader’s Block

Stainless Steel Droppings

Science Fiction and Other Suspect Ruminations

Science Fiction Times

Lynn’s Book Blog

Nashville Book Worm

RedStar Reviews

The Finch and Pea

Bookishly Witty



26 Responses to "Vintage Month Comes to a Close"

Thank you for hosting it. I enjoy the hell out of these old reviews.

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they are really fun. It’s neat to see what’s aged well, and to get a chuckle out of the stuff that just hasn’t aged very well.


Thanks for letting me write a guest post. I love searching for a vintage read. Now to start the search for next year! 😀


Another fantastic guest post! I loved that you talked about the book and the film. If you’re as bad as I am, you’ll be looking for vintage titles on, oh, about Feb 15th!


A big thanks to you, as always, for putting this together. I couldn’t do as much as I wanted this year, but still had a great time.


couldn’t do as much as you wanted this year? That makes two of us. but it was a lot of fun.


Thank you for throwing the party!!!


Best party in the winter! 😀

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Really enjoyed this!


Another comment to add to the big old ‘Thanks for Hosting’ pile, and also the slightly smaller ‘Couldn’t do as much as I liked’ pile. Lot’s of interesting stuff about to read, even if my commenting has been sadly remiss.


i also failed miserably in the “replying to comments” department.


This was a lot of fun, and thank you for hosting it. I’m still catching up on all the great reviews and posts, and glad I discovered this.


so many good posts and reviews this year! it’s going to take me months to read through everything. it’ll fill up my recommendations for next January, that’s for sure!


Thanks for hosting! You’ll probably be seeing me every year! ^__^


that is what I like to hear! so happy you had a great time this year! 🙂


All the great reviews inspired me for next year 🙂


Same here. Going through the review links in the Vintage SciFi tab is like our on little private VintageSciFi Goodreads page!


Great stuff here – thanks for hosting (as everyone has already said)! I’m going to try and hit a few more Vint Sci-Fi books shortly – I have one HG wells, one PK Dick and two Frank Herberts sitting in my book list – I’ll try to do a review on each. I’m starting to get a taste for it.




Thanks for hosting the Not-A-Challenge :)! I just barely missed getting my review of Rendezvous with Rama up on time, but it’s up today. It was really fun to see everyone’s reviews of classic science fiction!


Thanks for hosting this – I didn’t do as well as I wanted and only read two books but I love that it makes me pick up books that I otherwise wouldn’t have. Plus – I like to think I read two very good quality books!!!
Thanks missus!
Lynn 😀


you’re very welcome! and two good quality books is better than two crappy books, so there’s that. 😉


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