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Andrew Bugenis - Bookseller in Saratoga Springs

Andrew grew up in Central New York and moved to the Saratoga region in 2010. He primarily reads science fiction, ranging from alternative history to far-future space fantasy, and this genre obsession carries over to his other hobbies of gaming and filmmaking.

Battlepug: The Compugdium by Mike Norton - Book Review

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By Mike Norton, Mike Norton (Artist), Allen Passalaqua (Artist)
$34.99
ISBN: 9781534310285
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Published: Image Comics - January 29th, 2019

The entire run of the Battlepug webcomic in one beautiful collection! A lone warrior reluctantly gathers allies, including a crazy old man, a foul-mouthed youngster and, yes, a pug the size of a small house, and sets off on a thrilling, funny, and heartwarming quest for revenge against the evil Catwulf! ~ Reviewed by Andrew Bugenis


Typeset in the Future: Typography and Design in Science Fiction Movies by Dave Addey - Book Review

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By Dave Addey, Matt Zoller Seitz (Foreword by)
$40.00
ISBN: 9781419727146
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Published: Abrams - December 11th, 2018

From Eurostile to Futura, from 2001 to WALL·E, Addey's attention to detail is fascinating, and his insight, astounding. What gives a font a sci-fi connotation, and how is type used deliberately (or even accidentally) to convey a specific message? In short, how does text become "the future"? ~ Reviewed by Andrew Bugenis


Ancillary Justice (Imperial Radch #1) by Ann Leckie - Book Review

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$16.00
ISBN: 9780316246620
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Published: Orbit - October 2013

A person who was once a starship plans revenge against the one who killed her while wrestling with the unexpected and sometimes inconvenient humanity of herself. Featuring thorough worldbuilding, amazing characterization and a fascinatingly casual subversion of gender in writing, Ancillary Justice is a fast, engaging and engrossing read. ~ Reviewed by Andrew Bugenis


Bartimaeus The Amulet of Samarkand (Book One) (A Bartimaeus Novel) by Jonathan Stroud - Book Review

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$9.99
ISBN: 9780786852550
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - May 12th, 2004

In an alternate London, magic is performed by demons summoned by magicians. Nathaniel is learning how to be a magician in a corrupt system. And Bartimaeus is a powerful djinn who cracks wise in the footnotes. Engaging, insightful, and funny! ~ Reviewed by Andrew Bugenis


The Two of Swords: Volume One by K. J. Parker - Book Review

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$15.99
ISBN: 9780316177726
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Published: Orbit - October 17th, 2017

Where A Song of Ice and Fire deals with people at the top of society, Two of Swords chronicles a great war between two halves of an ancient empire from the point of view of, mostly, the people at the bottom. Each chapter of the first two volumes changes to a different protagonist with their own story, and though the third volume follows just one character, it ends up weaving these individual threads into a strong, compelling narrative tapestry. ~ Reviewed by Andrew Bugenis


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