The first book from an extremely talented writer, and I hope Serpell becomes just as well known as Whitehead in the future.
Chana Porter Review by Kris Vyas-Myall I am a great fan of brevity in my stories and think the revival of the novella has been a major boon to science fiction. However, this is one of the first times I have had to put as my criticism, it needs to be longer. The reason IContinue reading “The Seep”
Sometimes you end up reading not the book you expected but the book you needed. This is one of those cases.
by Kris & Nisha Vyas-Myall We are coming to the end of another year and there so many books we loved. Some we got to review, some we did not. As such here is a round-up the top books we read in 2019: Adult Novels & Novellas Terra Nullius by Claire G. Coleman A brilliantContinue reading “Our Top Books of 2019”
Sita Brahmachari image credit: Amazon UK Review by Nisha Vyas-Myall It’s been a while since I last added a review, and my apologies for that. Many things have got in the way of reading- I’ve been on the same few books for the last couple of months. I managed to clear some of my TBRContinue reading “Where the River Runs Gold”
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”
Last year, in honour of 200 years since Frankenstein, we attempted to tweet a daily list of 200 science fiction books from writers who are not cis-male. However, real life got in the way of completing it all. As such I am now sharing here the full list: 1. A Door into Ocean by JoanContinue reading “200 Science Fiction Books From Authors of Marginalized Gender: The List”
Nicola Barker Review By Kris Vyas-Myall Sometimes there are works that are beautiful in style. Sometimes there are works with great character and depth. Sometimes there are works that I think about regularly long after I have finished them. It is rare to find one that is all of these but it comes in theContinue reading “H(A)PPY”
Jeannette Ng Review by Kris Vyas-Myall This is one of those novels that has already been so discussed and engaged with by people much smarter than I am. As such I worry than anything I have to say will add little of note to the ongoing conversation. With that in mind however it is aContinue reading “Under The Pendulum Sun”
Cassandra Khaw Review By Kris Vyas-Myall Last year I first read Cassandra Khaw’s work and was absolutely astounded by the quality of her writing. It seems she can turn her hand to anything, whether it is the intensity of Breathe, the dexterity of Speak or the weirdness of Hammers on Bone. She has so farContinue reading “Food Of The Gods”