Morgan Al-Moor's "The Beast Weeps with One Eye" is the jewel of this week's column.
A mix of heavy and light themes make up the best stories of December.
Only three recs this week, but they're worth the read!
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, November/December 2018 2018’s last issue of F&SF may also be its best, with several interesting stories and two recommendations. Everyone has at least one relative we only see during the holidays, some we are even glad we don’t have to see more than once a year. Such is … Continue reading The Rack – Zine Reviews for the Week of December 15, 2018
Just one recommended story among this week’s readings, but some other interesting stuff worth checking out too.
A lot of high quality works this month, especially from the print mags.
Alien invasions, mad scientists and more make up my favorite readings for the month of October.
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