The Trouble with Writing About the End of the World: A Review of Andrew DeYoung’s The Temps

The Trouble with Writing About the End of the World: A Review of Andrew DeYoung’s The Temps Adam P. Newton Under Review:The Temps. Andrew DeYoung. Keylight Books, March 29, 2022. Writing a book about the end of the world in 2022 can’t be easy. Telling a story wherein millions of people die under mysterious circumstances … Continue reading The Trouble with Writing About the End of the World: A Review of Andrew DeYoung’s The Temps

 It’s a Man’s World: A Review of Blood Feast

It’s a Man’s World: A Review of Blood Feast Shinjini Dey Under Review:Blood Feast: The Complete Short Stories of Malika Moustadraf. Malika Moustadraf, translated by Alice Guthrie. Feminist Press, February 2022. There is an urgency in Blood Feast: The Complete Short Stories of Malika Moustadraf. Each of these fourteen stories, translated from the Arabic by … Continue reading  It’s a Man’s World: A Review of Blood Feast

A Hot Retired Woman Hero Is Finally on Feminist Science Fiction’s Menu: Review of Cat Rambo’s You Sexy Thing

A Hot Retired Woman Hero Is Finally on Feminist Science Fiction’s Menu: Review of Cat Rambo’s You Sexy Thing Marleen S. Barr Under Review:You Sexy Thing. Cat Rambo. Tor Books, November 2021. Why not expand our definition of the heroic to include a wider scope of virtues and strengths that can be tested by other … Continue reading A Hot Retired Woman Hero Is Finally on Feminist Science Fiction’s Menu: Review of Cat Rambo’s You Sexy Thing

The SFF Librarian Reviews: Flowers for the Sea

SFF Librarian Reviews Jeremy Brett As a voracious reader, and as someone for whom science fiction and fantasy are part of my daily job as a science fiction librarian, I come across a lot of wonderful work in these genres. I love bringing to the attention of interested readers books and authors that bring me … Continue reading The SFF Librarian Reviews: Flowers for the Sea

Can’t Keep Politics Out Of Comics: Review of Politics In The Gutters by Christina M. Knopf

Can't Keep Politics Out Of Comics: Review of Politics In The Gutters by Christina M. Knopf Christina Wurst Under Review:Politics in the Gutters. Christina M. Knopf. University Press of Mississippi, July 2021. What do comics and American politicians have in common? Many would reply that both belong in the gutters, being either a trashy medium … Continue reading Can’t Keep Politics Out Of Comics: Review of Politics In The Gutters by Christina M. Knopf

The SFF Librarian Reviews: Light Chaser

SFF Librarian Reviews Jeremy Brett As a voracious reader, and as someone for whom science fiction and fantasy are part of my daily job as a science fiction librarian, I come across a lot of wonderful work in these genres. I love bringing to the attention of interested readers books and authors that bring me … Continue reading The SFF Librarian Reviews: Light Chaser

The SFF Librarian Reviews: Dark Breakers by C.S.E. Cooney

SFF Librarian Reviews Jeremy Brett As a voracious reader, and as someone for whom science fiction and fantasy are part of my daily job as a science fiction librarian, I come across a lot of wonderful work in these genres. I love bringing to the attention of interested readers books and authors that bring me … Continue reading The SFF Librarian Reviews: Dark Breakers by C.S.E. Cooney

A Gasp of What Could Be: A Review of Sarah Blake’s Clean Air

A Gasp of What Could Be: A Review of Sarah Blake’s Clean Air Alexander Pyles Under Review:Clean Air. Sarah Blake. Algonquin Books, February 8, 2022. It might be hard to imagine life after COVID-19: thankfully, fiction is already attempting to capture what it could be. Sarah Blake’s Clean Air imagines what our pandemic could have … Continue reading A Gasp of What Could Be: A Review of Sarah Blake’s Clean Air

Swapping the Skin on a Parable: A Review of Tochi Onyebuchi’s Goliath

Swapping the Skin on a Parable: A Review of Tochi Onyebuchi’s Goliath Madhumati Chowdhury Under Review:Goliath. Tochi Onyebuchi. Tordotcom, January 25, 2022. The biblical tale of David versus Goliath is one of the first underdog tales to have existed. And, as is with any underdog tale, one must always keenly inspect the context in which … Continue reading Swapping the Skin on a Parable: A Review of Tochi Onyebuchi’s Goliath

Terran Chronicles: Review of The Art of Space Travel and Other Stories by Nina Allan

Terran Chronicles: Review The Art of Space Travel and Other Stories by Nina Allan Pedro Ponce Under Review: The Art of Space Travel. Nina Allan. Titan Books, 7 September, 2021. The pieces in Nina Allan’s The Art of Space Travel and Other Stories have a novelistic density. This isn’t surprising, given the author’s propensity for … Continue reading Terran Chronicles: Review of The Art of Space Travel and Other Stories by Nina Allan