Lightspeed: Edited by John Joseph Adams


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Book Review: The Magician’s Daughter by H.G. Parry

Chris Kluwe recommends a fantasy novel full of magic, joy, and pet rabbits: The Magician’s Daughter by H.G. Parry. Come find out why he calls it “splendid “!


Book Review: The Lies of the Ajungo by Moses Ose Utomi

Every now and then, even reviewer Arley Sorg needs to take a break from short fiction. This month, he’s recommending an exciting new fantasy novel: The Lies of the Ajungo by Moses Ose Utomi.


Book Review: Even Though I Knew the End by C.L. Polk

Find our why our team says: C.L. Polk’s fantasy novella Even Though I Knew the End is the queer supernatural detective noir everyone needs in their life.


Book Review: The River of Silver, by S.A. Chakraborty

Reviewer Chris Kluwe dives into The River of Silver, by S.A. Chakraborty. This book isn’t your typical read: it’s a collection of short stories and deleted/alternative content accrued during the writing of the Daevabad Trilogy. Find out why you might like to check it out!


Book Review: Meteotopia, edited by Chattopadhyay, Rüsche, & Verso

Reviewer Arley Sorg recommends a new book with a serious bent:  Meteotopia, an anthology of climate fiction drawn from the Global South—the region most impacted by climate change. This one’s a must-read.


Book Review: To Shape a Dragon’s Breath, by Moniquill Blackgoose

This month, Aigner Loren Wilson sinks her teeth into a smoking hot new fantasy novel: To Shape a Dragon’s Breath by Moniquill Blackgoose. Find out why you might like it, too!


Book Review: Tomorrow’s Parties, edited by Jonathan Strahan

If the word “anthropocene” elicits immediate feelings of gloom and doom, this new SF anthology is a good antidote. Let reviewer Arley Sorg tell you all about it!


Book Review: Liar, Dreamer, Thief, by Maria Dong

Are you looking for a fantasy for people who like mysteries and a mystery for people who love fantasy? Then Maria Dong’s new novel Liar, Dreamer, Thief might just be for you!


Book Review: Across the Sand, by Hugh Howey

This month, Chris Kluwe launches us into the difficult future of Hugh Howey’s The Sand Chronicles. Find out why you might love Howey’s new novel Across the Sand, even if you haven’t read the first book in the series.


Book Review: Eternally Yours, edited by Patrice Caldwell

Arley Sorg doesn’t read much paranormal romance, but when he finds an anthology like Patrice Caldwell’s new Eternally Yours, he jumps at a chance to read something new. Find out why this anthology is very much worth picking up.