Lightspeed: Edited by John Joseph Adams


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Book Reviews: October 2020

This month, Chris Kluwe delves into Maria Dahvana Headley’s new translation of Beowulf, then jumps back into contemporary life by reviewing Richard Kadrey’s newest Sandman Slim adventure, Ballistic Kiss.


Book Reviews: September 2020

Arley Sorg reviews the novel Burning Roses, written by S.L. Huang, and anthologies edited by Joe M. McDermott (Evil in Technicolor) and Sheila Williams (Entanglements).


Book Reviews: August 2020

This month, LaShawn M. Wanak reviews Star Daughter, by Shveta Thakrar, Or What You Will, by Jo Walton, and Trouble the Saints, by Alaya Dawn Johnson.


Book Reviews: July 2020

This month, Chris Kluwe reviews new books from Alaya Dawn Johnson (Trouble the Saints), Andrew Irvine(Anthropocene Rag), Keith Rosson(Road Seven), and Matthew Baker (Why Visit America).


Book Reviews, June 2020

This month reviewer Arley Sorg reviews new work from Meg Elison (Big Girl), Ellen Datlow (Final Cuts), P. Djèlí Clark (Ring Shout).


Book Reviews: May 2020

This month, LaShawn M. Wanak reviews Corry L. Lee’s new novel, Weave the Lightning, Laura Lam’s Goldilocks, and Bethany C. Morrow’s A Song Below Water.


Book Reviews: April 2020

This month Chris Kluwe takes a break from launching his new novel to review some books for us. Find out what he thinks about Tamsyn Muir’s new novel Harrow The Ninth, Emily B. Martin’s Sunshield, and  A Pale Light in The Black by K.B. Wagers.


Book Reviews: March 2020

Arley Sorg digs into N.K. Jemisin’s new novel The City We Became, plus anthologies edited by Patrice Caldwell (A Phoenix First Must Burn) and Jonathan Strahan (Made to Order).


Book Reviews: February 2020

This month, our reviewer takes a look at Juliette Wade’s Mazes of Power, Nino Cipri’s Finna, and the new graphic novel adaptation of Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower.


Book Reviews: January 2020

This month, reviewer Chris Kluwe takes a look at three new novels: Race the Sands, by Sarah Beth Durst; Knight of the Silver Circle, by Duncan M. Hamilton; and Agency, by William Gibson.