Science Fantasy

BOOK REVIEWS: GARDNER’S “ALL THOSE EXPLOSIONS…” AND ROUNDS, MARKS II & III

BOOK REVIEWS: GARDNER’S “ALL THOSE EXPLOSIONS…” AND ROUNDS, MARKS II & III

This week Steve reviews three newer books: one is outstanding and the other two are worth reading. What’re the odds on that? Read More »

‘Xaghra’s Revenge’, by Geoff Nelder

‘Xaghra’s Revenge’, by Geoff Nelder

Xaghra’s Revenge is a well-written, time-travelling historical fantasy. Highly recommended! Read More »

What’s new with South Korean science fiction? 

What’s new with South Korean science fiction? 

There are new platforms! America has graphic novels; Japan has anime; and South Korea has web comics. Web-based comics known as ‘webtoons’ are popular. Thanks to Korea’s world’s fastest optic networks. Webtoons are the ideal comics, since they c... Read More »

Close encounter of South Korean kind/South Korean Science Fiction

Close encounter of South Korean kind/South Korean Science Fiction

At times, living in South Korea feels like living in a science fiction or dark fantasy world. Does this mean that South Koreans aren't interested in speculative fiction? ABSOLUTELY NOT! Read More »

La Ciudad del Olvido, de Hermann Gil Robles

La Ciudad del Olvido, de Hermann Gil Robles

In Hermann Gil Roble's new novel, nanotechnology drugs are used to give consumers sublime experiences. But of course, there are side effects... Read More »

Review: Earthweeds by Rod Little

Review: Earthweeds by Rod Little

Earthweeds by Rod Little is a fun read that moves quickly and rarely takes a breather. Read More »

FREE SF/F, E-ZINES, AND OTHER STUFF

FREE SF/F, E-ZINES, AND OTHER STUFF

Steve ceases reviewing this week to tell you of cheap and free SF/F ebooks, SF sites, semiprozines and all sorts of SF/F resources online. Check them all out! Read More »

REVIEW: Dangerous Worlds by Brian Herbert

REVIEW: Dangerous Worlds by Brian Herbert

Brian Herbert's first short story collection, Dangerous Worlds, charts his meteoric progression as a writer. Read More »

REVIEW: ALIEN COVENANT—AN ALIEN TOO FAR?

REVIEW: ALIEN COVENANT—AN ALIEN TOO FAR?

This week Steve throws a few spoilers into a review of Alien: Covenant. You might want to wait until you’ve seen the movie before you read this review. Just a friendly note. Read More »

40 years on, did Star Wars change SF for the better or worse?

40 years on, did Star Wars change SF for the better or worse?

Imagine George Lucas at the Pearly Gates: would he get into heaven because of his contribution to science fiction, or would he be cast down? Read More »

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