Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Edited By by Ellen Datlow

Can’t-Wait Wednesday, aka Waiting on Wednesday, is a weekly meme originating from Jill at Breaking the Spine and now hosted by Wishful Endings. If you’re interested in participating, stop by Wishful Endings to link up your posts. Edited By is a thoroughgoing attempt to reflect both the quality and infinite variety of the fiction Ellen Datlow has championed in … Continue reading Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Edited By by Ellen Datlow

Book Review: Sooner or Later Everything Falls into the Sea by Sarah Pinsker #20BooksofSummer

Summary: The baker's dozen stories gathered here (including a new, previously unpublished story) turn readers into travelers to the past, the future, and explorers of the weirder points of the present. The journey is the thing as Pinsker weaves music, memory, technology, history, mystery, love, loss, and even multiple selves on generation ships and cruise … Continue reading Book Review: Sooner or Later Everything Falls into the Sea by Sarah Pinsker #20BooksofSummer

Mini Reviews: Vampire Short Fiction

One of my squares for this past year's r/fantasy book bingo was Five Short Stories and since I was doing an all vampire themed card, I read some vampire shorts for it! I actually have a couple of vampire themed anthologies (because I'm me, so of course I do), but all of these are from … Continue reading Mini Reviews: Vampire Short Fiction

Friday Favorite Five: Short Stories

For previous posts and future FFF topics check out my Friday Favorite Five page here. Favorite Five Short Stories I know short fiction isn't for everyone, but I do think there are some fantastic stories out there worth checking out even if you're not that into them--after all, the time spent on one isn't nearly … Continue reading Friday Favorite Five: Short Stories

Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Sooner or Later Everything Falls Into the Sea by Sarah Pinsker

Can’t-Wait Wednesday, aka Waiting on Wednesday, is a weekly meme originating from Jill at Breaking the Spine and now hosted by Wishful Endings. If you’re interested in participating, stop by Wishful Endings to link up your posts. This is one of the most anticipated sf&f collections of recent years. Pinsker has shot like a star across the firmament with … Continue reading Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Sooner or Later Everything Falls Into the Sea by Sarah Pinsker

Friday Favorite Five: Short Story Collections / Anthologies

For previous posts and future FFF topics check out my Friday Favorite Five page here. Favorite Five Short Story Collections / Anthologies I used to be a lot more into reading anthologies and short fiction than I am now, but I still really enjoy it and it's something I'd like to get back into reading … Continue reading Friday Favorite Five: Short Story Collections / Anthologies

The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror: Not Forgotten

Since we're getting in the Halloween spirit around here, with all the talk of haunted houses and creepy books, I'd like to take a few minutes to talk about my favorite anthology series. The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror anthology, edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling*, published twenty-one volumes between 1988 and 2008. I remember … Continue reading The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror: Not Forgotten