She’s Got That Pirate Salt: Review of The Voyages of Cinrak the Dapper by A.J. Fitzwater

She's Got That Pirate Salt: Review of The Voyages of Cinrak the Dapper by A.J. Fitzwater Jennifer Jodell Under Review: The Voyages of Cinrak the Dapper. By A.J. Fitzwater. Queen of Swords Press, April 2020. A. J. Fitzwater’s The Voyages of Cinrak the Dapper is a joyful collection of seven linked stories chronicling the life … Continue reading She’s Got That Pirate Salt: Review of The Voyages of Cinrak the Dapper by A.J. Fitzwater

The Call Is Coming From Inside the House: Review of Tell Me I’m Worthless by Alison Rumfitt

The Call Is Coming From Inside the House: Review of Tell Me I'm Worthless by Alison Rumfitt Sam Botz Under Review: Tell Me I'm Worthless. By Alison Rumfitt. Cipher Press, October 28, 2021. In early September, The Guardian published an interview with the philosopher Judith Butler under the headline, “We need to rethink the category … Continue reading The Call Is Coming From Inside the House: Review of Tell Me I’m Worthless by Alison Rumfitt

A Brand New Kind of Castaway: Review of The Stranding by Kate Sawyer

A Brand New Kind of Castaway: Review of The Stranding by Kate Sawyer Natasha C. Calder Under Review: The Stranding. By Kate Sawyer. Hodder & Stoughton, June 24, 2021. From Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe to Andy Weir's The Martian, castaway narratives have long been a mainstay of popular fiction. Meriting their own genre—the robinsonade—they take … Continue reading A Brand New Kind of Castaway: Review of The Stranding by Kate Sawyer

The SFF Librarian Reviews: The Actual Star by Monica Byrne

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: The Actual Star by Monica Byrne

The SFF Librarian Reviews: Appleseed by Matt Bell

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: Appleseed by Matt Bell

The SFF Librarian Reviews: The All-Consuming World by Cassandra Khaw

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: The All-Consuming World by Cassandra Khaw

Eating Culture: A Review of Sifton Tracey Anipare’s Yume

Eating Culture: A Review of Sifton Tracey Anipare’s Yume Shinjini Dey Under Review: Yume. By Sifton Tracey Anipare. Rare Machine Books, October 12, 2021. Sifton Tracey Anipare’s Yume is enveloped in a colourful haze. It is an odd novel, coupling the monotony of alienation with the curiosities of popular culture without quite delving deep into … Continue reading Eating Culture: A Review of Sifton Tracey Anipare’s Yume

The SFF Librarian Reviews: The Past Is Red by Catherynne M. Valente

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: The Past Is Red by Catherynne M. Valente

The Many Roads to Revolution: Review of Paperclip by Seb Doubinsky

The Many Roads to Revolution: Review of Paperclip by Seb Doubinsky Franco Romero Under Review: Paperclip. By Seb Doubinsky. Meerkat Press, August 2021. Is a revolution possible for a population that is increasingly isolated, lonely, and confused? If a population cannot see itself as a collective, what will fill that void? Even if a mass … Continue reading The Many Roads to Revolution: Review of Paperclip by Seb Doubinsky

The Tangible and Ephemeral Intimacies of Climate Fiction: Review of The Annual Migration of Clouds by Premee Mohamed

The Tangible and Ephemeral Intimacies of Climate Fiction: Review of The Annual Migration of Clouds by Premee Mohamed Selena Middleton and Kristen Shaw Under Review: The Annual Migration of Clouds. By Premee Mohamed. ECW Press, September 28, 2021. Premee Mohamed's The Annual Migration of Clouds (a novella released this September from the Canadian ECW Press) … Continue reading The Tangible and Ephemeral Intimacies of Climate Fiction: Review of The Annual Migration of Clouds by Premee Mohamed