Like her novels, the stories here vary greatly in quality: some are excellent, some mediocre, one the worst story I have read in some time….
In proper Scalzi fashion, The Last Emperox is a fun, wild ride, one that takes us through the intertwined journeys of the characters we’ve come to love (or at least love to hate)
You can see the contours of a city’s soul in its skyline at dusk.
a short fiction collection featuring a never before seen novelette
The Seep contains gorgeous ideas and images in conflict, as well as in concert
an intricate, affecting, haunting, and beautiful science fiction story that spans time, space, and lives
Genie Lo is an overachieving, academically focused senior at a college prep school in San Francisco. She’s also…
The impressive trick that Mamatas pulls off here is how he pivots this novel from one style of supernatural fiction to another.
Strange Exit is a flowing read that thrums with tension.
The English translation of Norwegian author Maja Lunde’s sophomore novel, The End of the Ocean, is released as massive fires sweep Australia, destroying communities and ecosystems in their wake, and pumping 400 million tons of carbon into the atmosphere.
The world is ending, but we already knew that.
Accepting myself was freeing and terrifying; coming out was both to the extreme. I still come out nearly every day. For many of you, I’m coming out right now.
Isabel Ibañez kicks off the year as one of the first authors to debut in the New Roaring Twenties.
In City of Stone and Silence, Wexler continues to interrogate what power does and can do for people who are unused to having it, and given an opportunity to step up
If you’re looking for a high-octane post-apocalyptic novel, look elsewhere, as this gives us something else entirely. It’s a slice-of-life at the end of the world
Seanan McGuire’s Wayward Children series is a long story about home—the ones we’re born into and the ones we find or build—but with each new installment a second parallel theme has grown in importance: identity.
This is a rich fantasy, powered by ambitious, passionate women knights and princes, and soft, romantic witch men.
There is so much to pick apart in Reverie, and all of it is wonderful.
There’s a dragon.
Wagers’ first trilogy is one of the most entertaining and engaging space operas that I’ve ever read, and the second bids fair to build on that
While the Orphan Black comics had the benefit of illustrating as many clones as they liked between their pages, they weren’t able to delve as deeply into the series’ lore as Serial Box’s sequel has. Nor, as prequels or side-quels, could they cover so much new ground.
.Brilliance of Decade a Than More Offers Backwards Reading Crowley’s John .excerpt this for begged headline The Sorry.
Dead Astronauts is getting the promotional treatment: check out this review
In Starsight, the highly anticipated follow-up to Brandon Sanderson’s Skyward, we continue Spensa Nightshade’s journey as she strives to become the best fighter pilot in the Defiant Defence Force (DDF).
Dead Astronauts is not what I would call a simple read. What it is, is affective.
The Transcendent series from Lethe Press (a longtime publisher of queer sff of all stripes) collects a yearly roundup of best transgender speculative short fiction in this vein
Knight of the Silver Circle takes place somewhere along the lines of twenty hours after the events of Dragonslayer. The dragon Alpheratz is dead, yes, but that has turned out to be just the beginning, for there are more dragons left in the world after all
Based on the Hugo Award winniing short story Cat Pictures, Please
Upon the Flight of the Queen hits the ground running, building off of the first novel.
if you want giant wide screen space opera with interesting technology and extrapolations of the implications of same, Hamilton is one of the guiding lights