Tag: genre: science fiction

Our Wives Under the Sea by Julia Armfield

Long and Short of it: A lot of build just to be let down and confused. I wanted to read something that would scare me. Something that would sweep me up and make me read it nonstop because I would want to know what is happening and what will happen.

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The Arrival of Missives by Aliya Whiteley

In The Arrival of Missives by Aliya Whiteley, the author continues to stun me with her expert wordcraft. Transitioning from the previous short work of New Weird fiction, The Beauty, Ms. Whiteley easily feels at home in the historical/science fiction genre. It was a solid short story, which I thoroughly

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The Book of Strange New Things by Michel Faber

The premise is a very curious one. Oasis is a planet that was essentially discovered by a private organisation, USIC, and fully controlled and operated by them. Like many other instances of colonialism in the world, this one is no different in that the newcomers introduce their religion. Originally introduced

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