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!

Blogger Invitado: Carlos Enrique Saldívar. Reseña del libro Chica Cafeína de...

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....

Psychological Pitfalls in “The Great Divorce”

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 Fun with the Classics

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!

6 of the Best Epic YA Fantasy Novels to Get Lost...

YA is hot, and so is fantasy! These YA fantasy novels are standouts

Marvel, Scholastic Team to Produce Middle Grade Superhero Novels

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...

September 2019 Book Releases from The Nerd Daily

Beginning our increased coverage of new releases throughout the SF/F/H world

Review: The Book of ORIGINS by Lawrence Millman

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.

Vuntor: Una historia para contar

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.

Novedades de Julio en Hispanoamérica

New releases and reissues; new issues of Aeternum, miNatura, Penumbria; interviews and presentations by several Amazing Stories authors, and more.

Insólitas. Narradoras de lo Fantástico en Latinoamérica y España

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.

New Releases in Science Fiction Romance

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!

Science Fiction Books to Look For This Month – June 2019

Summer reading time is here. Take a gander at these recent releases.

Shortlist of Chinese Nebula Award (Xing Yun Award) 2019

The 2019 Chinese Nebula Award short list is announced

Novedades de Abril en Hispanoamérica

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

Novedades de Enero

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.

A Million Reasons Why CyberStorm Is Still Relevant

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!

Shadowpact – Graphic Novel Review

Every one hundred years, a new Shadowpact comes together when there is a great magical crisis afoot.

New Releases in Science Fiction Romance for January

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!

Noticias Literatura 9-1

And the winners of the Alberto Magno Prize for Science Fiction are -

Haffner Press Announces John the Balladeer, by Manly Wade Wellman

Haffner Press announces a two volume set containing everything John the Balladeer.

From TOR.com

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...

Amazing Histories, December 1927: In the Sky, Under the Sea and...

No, tthat's not a futuristtic opium den on the cover, though the editorial content does dabble in psychology.

SF in Israel – Locus Online

SF in Israel is starting to make some noise

Holiday Fantasy Writing Prompt: What’s Behind This Locked Door?

If you're too stuffed to write, we understand. If, on the other hand, the muse strikes, try this exercise.