Science Fiction & Fantasy


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Book Review: Sword Stone Table: Old Legends, New Voices, edited by Swapna Krishna and Jenn Northington

Arley Sorg reviews new anthology Sword Stone Table: Old Legends, New Voices, edited by Swapna Krishna and Jenn Northington. Did he really say it leaves “hella cool” in the dust? Read his review and find out!


Book Review: Day Zero, by C. Robert Cargill

In this month’s review, Chris Kluwe would like to point your attention towards Day Zero, a stand-alone novel by C. Robert Cargill that tackles weighty topics like the philosophy of self, free-will versus predestination, and just what is that teddy bear doing with a minigun???


Book Review: Bacchanal, by Veronica G. Henry

LaShawn M. Wanak takes a trip to the carnival in Bacchanal, a new novel by Veronica G. Henry.


Book Review: Black Sci-Fi Short Stories, with editorial support from Tia Ross

Our own Arley Sorg calls this book wonderful and important. WONDERFUL AND IMPORTANT! Don’t you want to find out why?


Book Review: Hold Fast Through the Fire, by K.B. Wagers

This month, Chris Kluwe launches himself into military SF, reviewing <i>Hold Fast Through the Fire</i>, by K.B. Wagers. It’s a sequel, but Chris will let you know if you need to read the first book in the series before you check out this fun new novel.


Book Review: We Are Satellites, by Sarah Pinsker

LaShawn M. Wanak delves into Sarah Pinsker’s new novel, We Are Satellites, which asks a lot of questions about the role of multitasking. If you’re not sure whether you can squeeze in this book, read LaShawn’s review to see if it’s worth your undivided attention.


Book Review: The Bone Maker, by Sarah Beth Durst

This month Chris Kluwe jumps into a world of bone magic and heroism. Did he like Sarah Best Durst’s new novel The Bone Maker? Better read his review and find out!


Book Review: Spider King, by Justin C. Key

Reviewer Arley Sorg says: “Justin C. Key’s Spider King is a short, stirring read.” Want to find out what makes this serialized novella so worth reading? Check out Arley’s review!


Book Review: Victories Greater Than Death, by Charlie Jane Anders

LaShawn M. Wanak says in her new review: “It’s been a while since I read something fun. Something joyous. Charlie Jane Anders’ first venture into the YA genre, Victories Greater Than Death, did not disappoint me in that regard.” Read her review to find out more!


Book Review: Broken Fevers, by Tenea D. Johnson

Arley Sorg loves short fiction as much as you do. Let him recommend a new short fiction collection for your delectation!