Starlings by Jo Walton

STARLINGS, by Jo Walton Tachyon Publications, 2018 eBook, 187pp Starlings is a short story collection by Jo Walton, author of such books as the Hugo and Nebula award winning Among Others as well as the Small Change trilogy, beginning with Farthing, and the Thessaly trilogy, beginning with The Just City. Starlings is Walton’s first collection…

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REVIEW: The Tiger’s Daughter by K Arsenault Rivera

THE TIGER’S DAUGHTER, by K Arsenault Rivera Tor Books, 2017 eBook, 295pp The Tiger’s Daughter, by K Arsenault Rivera, is an east Asian-inspired epic fantasy centred on the legendary love story of O-Shizuka, divine empress of Hokkaro, and Barsalyya Shefali, outcast daughter of the leader of the Qorin, a race of nomadic warrior horse-masters. This…

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REVIEW: The Regional Office is Under Attack! by Manuel Gonzales

Manuel Gonzales’ The Regional Office is Under Attack! is exactly what it says on the tin. The action, which takes place in breathless present-tense chapters, covers the events of the attack on the Regional Office, while the backstory inevitably pointing towards its fall is conveyed by academic article. The Regional Office is, on the surface…

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FIYAH #2: Spilling Tea

The second issue of FIYAH, a speculative fiction magazine publishing stories by black writers, dropped at the beginning of April. I’m lucky enough (thanks to @philmargolies on Twitter) to have a subscription. So find below the cut my overwhelmed and delighted micro-reviews of all the short fiction in the issue. Click on any story in…

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