The blurb compares this to Blackmirror but I'll be honest, I think anthology wins at being more bleak, more strange, and more relevant. Edited by C. M. Muller, SYNTH: An Anthology of Dark Science Fiction is exactly that and does it ever deliver on that promise. All of these stories circle existential issues, while also … Continue reading SYNTH #1: An Anthology of Dark SF
I wanted to change it up slightly with this post and have something fun/themed for St. Patrick's day! But I can't go any further without saying...what a thrilling romp through pubs, mythology, and alleyways. NEON DRUID is such a fun, pulpy anthology of stories that embody Celtic fantasy and myth. Each story presents a strong … Continue reading Review: Neon Druid
If you couldn't tell already, but I've been on a bit of an anthology kick this year and there was no way I was going to miss out on N.K. Jemisin's new collection of short fiction. There are some stories I have read or heard of before and there are even some stories in here … Continue reading Review: How Long ‘Til Black Future Month?
All and all these stories were both strange and wonderful. Being that I'm an American, who while I didn't support the Iraq war, I still feel a strong burden of regret and sorrow to have invaded and virtually destroyed a nation that has such a rich culture. I feel that I know Iraq a little … Continue reading Reveiw: Iraq+100