Steve is unforgivably late with his review of the Jan/Feb 2020 F&SF. He hopes you’ll forgive him if he posts the next two issues’ reviews on time!
Zero, Cecilia. Chica Cafeína. Lima: SM, 2017. 98 pp. Ilustraciones de Luis Morocho. Cecilia Zero ha desarrollado diversas labores en las áreas cultural y artística, es cantante, actriz, escritora....
In C.S. Lewis's The Great Divorce, the protagonist's spiritual journey is also a crash course in human psychology.
Steve reviews the 70th Anniversary Issue of F&SF and finds it good. Excellent, in fact. There’s still time to read the issue before the Nov./Dec. one comes out!
Flash fiction draws on literary classics
Steve reviews part of the first volume of a classic set of SF anthologies. What’s up with only reviewing part of a book? Read it and find out!
YA is hot, and so is fantasy! These YA fantasy novels are standouts
Marvel and Scholastic have recruited popular young reader authors Nic Stone and Preeti Chhibber to write middle grade novels based on Marvel’s iconic superhero...
Beginning our increased coverage of new releases throughout the SF/F/H world
Filled with random anecdotes that will entertain your friends and impress the guy sitting next to you, The Book of ORIGINS by Lawrence Millman is a fun collection of stories to read.
Adhara Stanley", a young Bolivian writer, takes us in her novel VUNTOR through dream worlds and realities that combine in a whirlpool of magical images.
New releases and reissues; new issues of Aeternum, miNatura, Penumbria; interviews and presentations by several Amazing Stories authors, and more.
A personal review of Unusual Narrators of the fantastic in Latin America and Spain, Edited by Teresa López-Pelliza and Ricardo Garzón. One of Tanya's short stories is included in the mix.
Anna Hackett's new release - Sentinel - is engendering happy dances; S.E. Smith's Saving Runt is no shortstack; Nancy Cumming's Pulled by the Tail reveals intergalactic want-ads - for wives! and four other new releases are reviewed
Steve went to MosCon XL, but won’t review it this week, then he read the May-June F&SF. Check it out! Some fabulous fiction!
Summer reading time is here. Take a gander at these recent releases.
The 2019 Chinese Nebula Award short list is announced
New Latin American F+SF, including Fantastic America, covering fiction in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba and Chile. Radio plays, periodical releases and more
A review of the comic Snarked! forms a preview to a con report on London's MCA event
Publication of The Inevitable Resurrection of the Boltzmann Brains by Mario Daniel Martín; Ediciones Minotauro will publish the illustrated edition of "La llamada de Cthulhu", by H.P. Lovecraft; other new releases and calls for submissions.
Topping international sales of over a million copies, CyberStorm is an indie-publishing success story with longevity.
This week Steve examines a prolific author of the ‘40s and ‘50s who seems to be nearly forgotten today. Maybe we can change that!
Every one hundred years, a new Shadowpact comes together when there is a great magical crisis afoot.
Imprisoned involuntary organ donors, a post apocalyptic village trying to survive, stolen alien artifacts and an impending Earth invasion, the dawning of a new humanity, a mutant on the run from space slavers, and alien mail-order brides. Tell me that ain't SF!
And the winners of the Alberto Magno Prize for Science Fiction are -
Haffner Press announces a two volume set containing everything John the Balladeer.
In addition to free fiction, Tor.com has these offerings today: Star Trek: The Art of John Eaves Offers a Look at a Better (and Cooler) Future by...
No, tthat's not a futuristtic opium den on the cover, though the editorial content does dabble in psychology.
SF in Israel is starting to make some noise
If you're too stuffed to write, we understand. If, on the other hand, the muse strikes, try this exercise.