This high-stakes space-based adventure will be perfect for those who loved Children of Time, also by Adrian Tchaikovsky.Read More Shards of Earth by Adrian Tchaikovsky
May was the most wonderful time of the year once again, with Wyrd and Wonder taking over social media!Read More What’s up, June?
Scientist nuns in space. A slug spaceship on heat. Sinister diseases. Sisters of the Vast Black is a little slice of sci-fi weirdness that I really enjoyed.Read More Sisters of the Vast Black by Lina Rather
– What Happened – What happened?? I discovered Magic the Gathering: Arena on iPhone, that’s what happened. I’ve lost lost entire days of my life to that game, and I’m shocked to find out that it’s suddenly almost May. I’ve always wanted to play MTG but never met anyone else who played, so I’ve had […]Read More What’s up, May?
Being compared to A Game of Thrones might be a rite of passage for new release fantasy books, but I was somewhat surprised to see J. S. Dewes’ *sci-fi* debut receive the same treatment.Read More The Last Watch by J. S. Dewes
Monthly update time! Is anyone else still surprised every year by how short February is? – What Happened – It turns out that 07:30 to 20:30 shifts are quite tiring, so I’m pretty happy that I managed to read two novels, one novella, and an anthology despite being a zombie on my days off! I […]Read More What’s up, March?
Glitter + Ashes: Queer Tales of a World That Wouldn’t Die is an anthology of post-apocalyptic fiction published by Neon Hemlock, a small press specialising in speculative writing and queer chapbooks.Read More Glitter + Ashes by dave ring (Editor)
Pretty sure I posted a monthly update just last week, but here we go again! – What Happened – I guess we can start by talking about my guilty pleasure read, Lore & Lust by Karla Nikole. I’d normally roll my eyes at a description like ‘queer vampire romance’, but I’m obsessed with this cover. […]Read More What’s up, February?
There’s been a lot of hype around Winter’s Orbit by Everina Mawell, which was originally published as an online series. Comparisons to Ancillary Justice, Gideon the Ninth and A Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet (and Red, White and Royal Blue, which I haven’t read) set my expectations sky-high, but the author has definitely delivered.Read More Winter’s Orbit by Everina Maxwell
– What Happened – What DID happen? It all feels so long ago. December was a hectic time, or I would have written this post much sooner! But despite being hectic, I had a good month of reading, getting through six books in total. First up was the utterly strange The Boy Who Walked too […]Read More What’s up, 2021?