Women of the Retro Hugos: 1943 and 1944 edition

Note: Fog Magic by Julie Sayer and Child of the Sun by Leigh Brackett were both longlisted, but I have yet to read these. As such I have left them out of the article here. Best Novel 1943: The Uninvited by Dorothy Macardle It is interesting to see a work of gothic horror make theContinue reading “Women of the Retro Hugos: 1943 and 1944 edition”

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”

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 http://www.firesidefiction.com/issue37/chapter/speak/ 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”

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 http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/campbell-hicks_09_16 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”