Dozey’s Journey Through the Meowtiverse: Just Don’t Know What To Do With My Elf

Recommendations by Dozey Hello, I am Dozey! I am travelling the Meowtiverse having great adventures, exploring great writings. Why should humans have all the fun? I have most enjoyed being an elf. I get to jump between the trees, eat grass and play with string and feathers. Not sure why the other elves kept tellingContinue reading “Dozey’s Journey Through the Meowtiverse: Just Don’t Know What To Do With My Elf”

Just One Damned Thing After Another (Chronicles of St Marys, book #1)

Written by Jodi Taylor Review by: Nisha Just like many bibliophiles, I have an obsession not just with reading books, but acquiring them as well. And I married a man who shares that obsession, so we basically enable each other. So when I walk past a shelf of reduced books in a supermarket, I thinkContinue reading “Just One Damned Thing After Another (Chronicles of St Marys, book #1)”

The Broken Earth Series

The Fifth Season N. K. Jemisin Image Credit: Goodreads Review By Debbie Phillips The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin is a Hugo award winning novel, which takes place on a planet with a single supercontinent called the Stillness. Every few centuries, its inhabitants endure what they call a "fifth season" of catastrophic climate change.Continue reading “The Broken Earth Series”

Our Favourite Short Fiction – October 2016

By Matt Cavanagh Hello readers so if you’re looking for a short trip into the land of SF&F here are five stories we would like to recommend to you: Speak by Cassandra Khaw From Fireside Fiction Issue #37 In this story we explore the very topical issue of what makes the news and whatContinue reading “Our Favourite Short Fiction – October 2016”

Ms Marvel: Vol 5 Super Famous

Writer: G. Willow Wilson Artists: Adrian Alphona, Nico Leon & Takeshi Miyazawa Colourist: Ian Herring Lettering: Virtual Calligraphy & Joe Caramagna Image Credit: Marvel Over the course of the last two years Ms. Marvel has become an absolute sensation and rightly so. It has been critically acclaimed from almost every outlet being both a source ofContinue reading “Ms Marvel: Vol 5 Super Famous”

The Best of C. L. Moore

Image Credit: Goodreads Review By Kris A wonderful selection of Moore’s short fiction which highlights why she is one of the all time greats of science fiction and fantasy. These vary from the pulpy Northwest Smith tales, to the philosophy of No Woman Born, via the beauty of The Fruit of Knowledge. Let’s go throughContinue reading “The Best of C. L. Moore”

Our Favourite Short Fiction – September 2016

By Matt Cavanagh Hello readers! So if you’re looking for a short trip into the land of SF&F here are five stories we would like to recommend to you from September: Aphrodite’s Blood by Jennifer Campbell-Hicks From Clarkesworld Issue #120 This is a short but very sweet tale of two AIs left behind inContinue reading “Our Favourite Short Fiction – September 2016”

Lucifer: Cold Heaven

Writer: Holly Black Artists: Lee Garbett & Stephanie Hans Colourist: Antonio Fabela Lettering: Todd KleinCover Artists: Dave Johnson & Christopher Moeller I feel some background would help explain my feelings on Lucifer. Mike Carey’s Lucifer was a very unusual beast that went into the heart of deep philosophical and theological questions. Whilst it did openContinue reading “Lucifer: Cold Heaven”

Women of the Retro Hugos

By Kris and Nisha We are great lovers of book awards, we love to discuss them and look at them in depth. With the celebration of the well-deserved wins of women writers (predominantly women of colour) at the 2016 Hugo awards, the 1941 Retro Hugos were largely overlooked. On the one hand all the winnersContinue reading “Women of the Retro Hugos”