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”

Jem and the Holograms: Dark Jem

Writer: Kelly Thompson Artist, Lettering and Co-Writer: Sophie Campbell Colourist: Maria Victoria Robado Lettering: Shawn Lee Image Credit: IDW Review By Nisha When I was very young- I’m talking first year of Infants- my sisters, tired of endless playing of The Little Mermaid, introduced me to a cartoon they loved about a girl who formsContinue reading “Jem and the Holograms: Dark Jem”

The Ultra-Fabulous Glitter Squadron Saves The World Again

A. C. Wise Image Credit: Goodreads Review By Kris “Today they are twelve; they are together and strong, operating like a smoothly oiled machine. But they have all at various times been afraid and alone, less perfect they are now. And they will be again. Their numbers may fluctuate, members coming and going, but alwaysContinue reading “The Ultra-Fabulous Glitter Squadron Saves The World Again”

Alif The Unseen

G. Willow Wilson Image Credit: ISFDB Review by Kris "Metaphors: knowledge existing in several states simultaneously and without contradiction…I think it changes, I mean the book itself, depending on who reads it.""The words you use, how you use them, how you type them, when you send them. You can’t hide those things…The unseen is unseen.Continue reading “Alif The Unseen”

All The Birds In The Sky

Charlie Jane Anders Image Credt: MacMillan Review by Kris Warning: Reviewing This Requires A Few Unavoidable Minor Spoilers. I Have Tried To Keep These To A Minimum But To Be Completely Unspoiled Do Not Read This, The Book Cover Or Any Promotional Materials As They All Have Similar Levels Of Information   If there wasContinue reading “All The Birds In The Sky”

Our Favourite Short Fiction – May 2016

by Kris & Nisha This will be, hopefully, a regular feature. We read a lot of short fiction and we cannot review it all. So here we list some of our favourites from prior months: The Jaws That Bite The Claws That Catch – Seanan McGuirehttp://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/fiction/jaws-bite-claws-catch/    From Lightspeed Issue #72 We loved the vividnessContinue reading “Our Favourite Short Fiction – May 2016”