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Critters is 25!

This November, Critters is 25 years old! Wow! Thanks so much to all of you, who've made it such a resounding success!

Books from Critters!

Check out Books by Critters for books by your fellow Critterfolk, as well as my list of recommended books for writers.

How to Write SF

The Craft of Writing Science Fiction that Sells by Ben Bova, best-selling author and six-time Hugo Award winner for Best Editor. (This is one of the books your ol' Critter Captain learned from himself, and I highly recommend it.) (Also via Amazon)

The Sigil Trilogy

If you're looking for an amazing, WOW! science fiction story, check out THE SIGIL TRILOGY. This is — literally — one of the best science fiction novels I've ever read.


I was interviewed live on public radio for Critters' birthday, for those who want to listen.

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ReAnimus Acquires Advent!

ReAnimus Press is pleased to announce the acquisition of the legendary Advent Publishers! Advent is now a subsidiary of ReAnimus Press, and we will continue to publish Advent's titles under the Advent name. Advent was founded in 1956 by Earl Kemp and others, and has published the likes of James Blish, Hal Clement, Robert Heinlein, Damon Knight, E.E. "Doc" Smith, and many others. Advent's high quality titles have won and been finalists for several Hugo Awards, such as The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy and Heinlein's Children. Watch this space for ebook and print editions of all of Advent's current titles!

Book Recommendation

THE SIGIL TRILOGY: The universe is dying from within... "Great stuff... Really enjoyed it." — SFWA Grandmaster Michael Moorcock

Announcing ReAnimus Press

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Comments for: I Smell Sheep

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keeps me laughing no matter what they post!

i smell sheep is the best blog ever! They post everything that one needs, answer all questions, and make you laugh your butt off daily!

Consistent feedback and there's always great content available and posts allowing readers to interact. Great site!

The reviews cover more than just books and the reviewers have a wonderful sense of humour too.

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Love the mix of posts and reviews

Love the herd

I Smell Sheep provides a fun, unique environment for fans of paranormal, sci-fi and horror. It's more than just books that are reviewed, it's movies, tv shows and comics too.

The variety of things they review -- different genres, books, graphic novels, movies, etc. Also, they have a lot of fun features like character interviews and character recipes. It's a site I enjoy visiting.

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They are thorough and cover everything. They interact with their audience, having fun but remaining professional. I enjoy their honest reviews and have found many books I've loved based on their recommendations.

I love the variety of posts and the friendliness of the hosts :D

the group of people are so friendly

I Smell Sheep is an amazing site. LOTS of content and variety, plus humor. They've introduced me to a great many books and graphic novels that I otherwise might have missed.

Love the variety of media reviewed.

They are an awesome review site for PNR, YA, Urban Fan and comics!

I love this site. They’re always fun and different.

Eclectic site with an incredible variety of genres and media reviewed. Reviews are prolific yet high quality, and often entertaining in their own right. I trust their opinion!

Eclectic site with an incredible variety of genres and media reviewed. Reviews are prolific yet high quality, and often entertaining in their own right. I trust their opinion!

I love all the fun posts they do and how much they reach out to the reading world! Please add them!

I Smell Sheep has an amazing variety of reviews - movies, graphic novels, and a wide variety of book genres. Blog posts are both frequent and high quality.

Love I Smell Sheep, the right mix of fun and charm wrapped up in great book recommendations.

Best review site!

Tons of awesome posts, they are also very funny

Book and movie reviews. Occasional things that break the internet, which are highly amusing.



I Smell Sheep continues to please with solid reviews of a wide variety of media - movies, books, graphic novels, and more - plus interviews and special features. It's become my go-to site.

It has a fresh scent which I rather enjoy. Thank you for the nice work. JD

Best review site for books, novels, games and graphic novels!

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