New Sci-Fi and Fantasy, with a masterful debut from Alix E. Harrow.
Reviews of The Monster Baru Cormorant, Thin Air, and Edges
In which my stats are rock bottom and I am devastated by one crushing disappointment, but otherwise satisfied with another great Hugo shortlist!
Warring gangs and enigmatic aliens give an intergalactic carjacker more than he bargained for in Suzanne Palmer's debut novel Finder.
We haven't seen an empire this byzantine since....well...
New sci-fi novels from Brian Trent, John Scalzi, Brad R. Torgersen, and Elizabeth Bear - plus a long-awaited sequel from Zen Cho!
Time travel, space travel, and pig people constitute the past month of novel readings!
Dale Bailey's dark fantasy has some beautiful prose, but it's slow without the burn, and falls apart at the climax.
Rating: 8.8 (out of 10) The multifarious, space-faring human civilization Derek Künsken envisions for his debut novel The Quantum Magician relies on a network of wormholes to move from system to system. Powerful patron nations control all the wormholes while subordinate client nations must contract with patrons to use them. The Sub-Saharan Union, a small … Continue reading The Quantum Magician by Derek Künsken