Steve finishes a two-part review of the July-August issue of F&SF—the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction. It’s an excellent issue of a top SF/F magazine!
Northern lights: anthology of Finnish science fiction (Osuuskumma International, 2016), edited by Magdalena Hai and Anne Leinonen is an interesting and novel proposal to approach, in Spanish, Finnish science fiction and fantasy.
A TRILINGUAL (English, Spanish, Finnish) horror novel debuts (spanish translation by our own Tanya Tynjala)
A feminist novel uncovering the dangers of feminist worlds.
Tanya takes a deep dive into her own novel Ada Lyn
Robyn Bennis’ The Guns Above starts off slowly, and perhaps carries more detail on the working of its steampunk ships than is absolutely necessary. However, once the battles have been joined, it is a rip-roaring read.
In this week’s viewing: Another week of premieres has a bit of everything, from the good to the bad to the what the heck just happened there…
Edited by Matthew Bright, the soon to be released anthology Clockwork Cairo is a stellar collection of stories mixing the gothic nuances of Steampunk and the exotic grandeur of Egyptian lore.
The upcoming anime season is going to be titanic… in more than one sense.
If you like steampunk adventure and vampire romances, then climb aboard for The Adventures of the Incognita Countess.
The second issue of Supernova, a Bolivian magazine of fantasy and horror, is now out.
An overview of a collection of Finnish speculative fiction, focusing on steampunk and fantasy short stories.
A Book Review and a Magazine Review and a TV Review and an Exhibition Notice! Whoa! Lots going on in this week’s column by Steve! (And what’s with all the caps?)
THE WITCH OF ZAL by Kerry Gans is a book of two journeys. One taken by a heroine traveling to a magical land, and one taken by the readers who experience a re-imagined classic.
Announcements about a steampunk and science fiction conventions, as well as an interview with Juan Manuel Sánchez Villoldo, author of Las Guerras del Código.
In her new book Breath of Earth, Beth Cato finds a way to create an entertaining alternate history centred on the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.
Are you interested in a steampunk romance novel? If so, Matt Mitrovich can recommend The Brass Giant.
Now that summer is winding down a bit, it’s time to start stocking up for winter reading – or – you’re TBR pile is just not tall enough!
Shanghai goes steampunk
Steampunk can be a way of life, as evidenced by the blogs, Facebook pages and pinterest accounts I follow
A tie-in novel based on a new game, Song of the Deep by Brian Hastings is a charming story with the potential to become a bedtime favorite for years to come.
A time-shifting steampunk anthology
Steampunk, off the beaten path.
A character driven story combining imaginative technology with mind twisting mystery and adventure, Blue on Black by Carole Cummings is a fresh new take on the Steampunk genre.
A diverse collection of works, Last Plane to Heaven by Jay Lake is a fitting tribute for the author who gave us so much raw candor over the years.
Each of these stories has a simple conflict that builds to a satisfying resolution, with just enough detail to make the reader believe…
Spring, and a young fan’s fancy turns to a new anime season.
I’m not a big fan of science fiction/western hybrids; for me, the tropes of the two genres just don’t mesh very well. A good recent example that proves the point is Cowboys and Aliens, which was a terrible movie. And, yes, I will admit that I was won over by Firefly because Joss Whedon is […]
In post-Civil War America, military man Michael Valiantine is given the task of investigating sightings of strange, huge, impossible airships.
The Weird Wild West from eSpec Books brings new insight on what pioneer life could have been like as it takes readers across the fantastic frontiers of imagination.