A review of Lackington's cocktails themed magazine issue
The current issue, Sept.-Oct., of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, is reviewed by Steve—and found to be good!
Contra los hispanófilos que aún en este mes de octubre –en el siglo XXI– siguen reclamando y celebrando el “día de la raza” –que...
Wouldn’t you know it, judging stories on their merits alone nevertheless results in a pleasing diversity of authors. Bonus!
Map’s Edge is an entertaining fantasy novel and will definitely sooth the appetite of lovers of the genre who are looking for an adventurous and fast moving story.
A roundup of September's posts
Today Steve reviews a new book by Edward Willett called “The Moonlit World,” part of his “Worldshapers” series. He thought it was a lot of fun.
Graeme reviews a collection of stories from the magazine he edits, though the anthology is edited by someone else.
If you want hardcore eco-sf, this is your book, but if you want something that speaks to the same points but has a story that pulls you in, I recommend his earlier book, 2312
Part II of Steve’s review of an excellent SF and fantasy collection of stories by San Francisco’s Lisa Mason.
Review of an illustrated novel with three authors
Here's a round-up of our most read posts from December of 2012 until now.
In sum, a classic case of a self-published work that needs a final edit at multiple levels. However, nitpicky points aside, the variety of theme and approach exhibited is pleasing, and the sweep of Dean’s imagination impressive and exciting. It’s actually a fun read.
Ghosts in the machine are fine by me, but that's where I like to keep them. 2020 has been scary enough already.
Guest author Carlos Enrique Saldivar reviews the book Terror en las Calles by Lénin Solano Ambía
Ecuadorian author María de los Ángeles Boada has written a children's fable with the title: The Dragons of Lumbre.
In this, his 300th column for Amazing Stories® online, Steve checks out a collection of good stories by author Lisa Mason, who continues to impress him.
My grasp of the internal angst of being a misunderstood teenage girl in modern times is somewhat limited
Why are there dinosaurs on the lunar surface?
A review of Augur magazine, a publication which brings uncommon perspectives, and brings together the often disparate realms of literary and genre fiction
Venus. Following the recent report of life-chemicals found in its atmosphere, is it any wonder that we're all thinking swampy things again?
A review of Incredible Stories #18
The key to making Prelude to Foundation work is Seldon himself and, like many of Asimov’s other scientist-heroes, he works.
Like many other temps, Anna works for a soulless company with little regard for the people it uses up. The only difference is that she temps in the underworld of supervillains
A review of the stories, poems and interview in the latest issue of Pulp Literature magazine
For a little dystopic distraction from our dystopia, try these reads.
Today Steve reviews a Russian science fiction movie set during the days of the USSR. Russia’s putting out some pretty good SF movies these days!
Mexican author Gerardo Horacio Porcayo's novel, Back to the Skin, evokes Well's Island of Doctor Moreau.
Robots and Space Opera feature in this month's roundup
Praise for Strahan's annual best anthology