Jean-Paul L Garnier

About the author:

Jean-Paul L. Garnier lives and writes in Joshua Tree, CA where he is the owner of Space Cowboy Books, a science fiction bookstore, independent publisher, and producer of Simultaneous Times podcast. In 2020 his first novella Garbage In, Gospel Out was released by Space Cowboy Books and in 2018 Traveling Shoes Press released Echo of Creation, a collection of his science fiction short stories. He has also released several collections of poetry: In Iudicio (Cholla Needles Press 2017) and Future Anthropology (Space Cowboy Books 2019) which was nominated for the Elgin Award. His short stories, poetry, and essays have appeared in many anthologies and webzines.

Contributions:

Interview With Jean-Paul L Garnier
In today’s interview, Jean-Paul L. Garnier a science fiction author, bookstore owner and a podcast host will answer some questions about his endeavors and give us some interesting insights on his literary adventure. We appreciate very much that he took some time to answer our questions and be part of this interview.

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Garbage In, Gospel Out – Book review (2020)
Working at the Bureau sounds like quite a serious job. Especially when the Bureau is involved in the falsification of information and time travel.

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The City in the Middle of the Night – Book review (2019)
What rhythms remain important to people living on a tidally locked planet? Can culture be governed by a clock? A young girl finds out as she comes of age on the planet January and befriends a species of alien that share their memories through the sense of touch.

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Through the Thorns to the Stars – Movie review (1981)
A group of dead clones are discovered on an exploded spaceship. One is still alive. Is she human or alien? Her memory is gone but she comes to find she is a genetically engineered being created to survive in a world ruined by climate change.

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Writers of the future – Book review (2020)
Experience the voices and artworks of the rising stars of science fiction. This annual collection is the place to go to read the greats of the future.

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Kitra – Book review (2020)
Riding the air currents on a glider, all nineteen year old Kitra can think of is traveling to the stars. After procuring a spaceship she convinces a group of friends to partake on an epic adventure and the crew of greenies set out to explore the universe. Do they have what it takes to survive their maiden voyage?

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Interstellar Flight Magazine Best of Year One – Book review (2020)
Unsure what’s going on in contemporary speculative fiction? Learn about modern voices in genre, both through their own words and criticism. Interstellar Flight Magazine’s first Best of Year One collection covers a wide variety of topics from today’s authors.

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The Big Space Travel – Movie review (1975)
The Soviets were the first to put a woman in space, should we also be sending children? Three kids set off on a life changing adventure to the stars and have to work together to make the mission a success. The adult captain of the ship falls sick and it’s all up to the thirteen year old commander to make the right decisions.

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Interview with Gideon Marcus
In today’s interview, which was conducted by my friend Jean-Paul Garnier from Space Cowboy Books, we have the pleasure to introduce you to Gideon Marcus a Hugo Award finalist. He is the author of Kitra, a YA Sci-Fi adventure novel. Furthermore, he has been exploring the world of science fiction through the old Sci-Fi magazine collection his dad amassed during the fifties and on. He has lots of upcoming projects that all sound super interesting, so let’s listen to his story and what he has in store for us.

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Empire of Silence – Book review (2018)
Are you looking for a great new voice in space opera and science fiction in general? Look no further, when it comes to epic space opera Christopher Ruocchio is a master of the craft and bound to become one of the classics of our time. This book will leave you hunger for more, and fortunately for us there are two more books already finished in the series, with three more to come. If you like stories on a grand scale that don’t skimp on the entertainment or beautiful prose then Empire of Silence is the book you’ve been looking for.

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The High Crusade – Book review (1960)
Science fiction and fantasy come together in this classic tale of adventure and traveling to the stars. The middle ages meet the future as blaster meets sword in a cascade of hilarious nonsense. What would English knights do given the chance to meet aliens? Kill them and take over their planets, of course.

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Reset – Movie review (2017)
What would you do if there were three of you? Could you live in a world where you are not the only you? Xia Tian is about to find out as she tries to save her son from a group of criminals attempting to steal time travel technology from the Nexus corporation. Can she save her son and deal with her other selves?

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The Man Who Folded Himself – Book Review (1973)
What would you do with another you? Would you become friends or lovers? What if there were infinite versions of yourself and what are the implications of that possibility? Dan is about to find out now that he has his uncle’s timebelt. This strange novel will take you to places unexpected and wonderful. Time travel at its best!

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Invasion of the body snatchers – Book Review (1955)
Are your loved ones really who you think they are? What if you stood face to face with a member of your family and couldn’t be sure it was really them? Paranoia sweeps through a small town in California sending people in droves to their doctor for reassurance. At the same time odd tales start to emerge about giant seed pods that have been found near a farm on the edge of town. Are they really from space, and if so why are they here?

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A matter of matter – Book Review (2008)
L. Ron Hubbard was one of the more prolific writers of the pulp era. His work spanned through many genres, everything from Romance to Westerns to Science Fiction. In this collection, we find some of his Golden Age SF stories, all of which give a great window into the storytelling of the 1930s and 1940s. Gear up for adventure with daring spacemen, time-traveling soldiers, and more. 

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Books by Jean-Paul L Garnier

Echo of Creation (2018)

Future Anthropology (2018)

Garbage In, Gospel Out (2020)