Archiv der Kategorie: Anthology

The New Voices of Fantasy • 2017 • Fantasy anthology by Peter S. Beagle and Jacob Weisman

★★★★ Summary: Do you want to learn about the new kids on the block? This anthology gives a very good answer: it collects nineteen stories from the last five years. The editors provide great introductions to every story and gathered a … Weiterlesen

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The Year’s Best SF and Fantasy 2017 • SF&F anthology by Rich Horton

Today, this Year’s Best Of anthology by Rich Horton is published. It is one really large collection featuring 30 stories on 576 pages. This year, it overlaps with Strahan’s annual Best Of in only three stories from MacLeod, Valentine, and … Weiterlesen

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The Best of Subterranean • 2017 • SF&F anthology by William Schafer

★★★+ Summary: Once, there was a great SF&F magazine from Subterranean Press, publishing reviews, news, and stories between 2005 and its final issue in 2014. What you will find here is an anthology of 30 stories spread over some 750 pages from … Weiterlesen

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2016 Nebula Winners Announced: Novels, Novellas, Novelettes, Short Stories

The 2016 Nebula Award Winners have been announced! Here are the Winners: Novel: All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders Novella: ★★★★ • Every Heart a Doorway • magical realism novelly by Seanan McGuire • review Novelette: The Long Fall Up, William … Weiterlesen

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The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume Eleven • 2017 • SF&F anthology by Jonathan Strahan

★★★★ Summary: 28 stories spread over some 600 pages, no novellas this time. There is something in it for everyone and I recommend buying it. This year, Strahan seems to love fairy tales – with five of them included, it was … Weiterlesen

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2016 Locus Recommended Reading List

At the start of each year, Locus publishes a consensus list from several editors (like Dozois, Strahan, Horton, Clarke,…) a list of recommended readings of the last year. Here is the one for 2016: 2016 Locus Recommended Reading List I … Weiterlesen

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The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Fourth Annual Collection • 2017 • SF Anthology by Gardner R. Dozois

Every year, Mr Dozois pulls together a huge anthology of last year’s best SF stories. I came to wait for July when it appears and at the same time fear it because it is really huge and takes a lot … Weiterlesen

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The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume Ten • 2016 • SF&F anthology by Jonathan Strahan

Summary: 27 stories spread over some 600 pages, inluding a couple of novellas. Contents: 17 ★★★ • Black Dog • ghost story by Neil Gaiman from American Gods setting • review 53 ★★★ • City of Ash • CliFi short story by Paolo Bacigalupi • review 59 ★★★★ • Jamaica Ginger • Steampunk short story … Weiterlesen

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2015 Nebula Winners Announced: Novels, Novellas, Novelettes, Short Stories

The 2015 Nebula Award Winners have been announced! (updated from nominees announced). Here are the Winners: Novel: Uprooted, Naomi Novik Novella: ★★★1/2 • Binti • SF by Nnedi Okorafor • review Novelette: Our Lady of the Open Road, Sarah Pinsker Short Story: ★★★★★ • Hungry Daughters of Starving Mothers • Vampire short … Weiterlesen

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2015 Hugo Nominees: Novels, Novellas, Novelettes, Short Stories

The 2015 Hugo Award Nominees have been announced! All the nominees from short to long (links in the title lead to freely available online publications): Nominees for Best Short Story Asymmetrical Warfare by S. R. Algernon (Nature, Mar 2015) withdrawn: The Commuter by Thomas … Weiterlesen

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