BOOK REVIEW: FOXLOWE, BY ELEANOR WASSERBERG (2016)

In China Miéville's door-stopping fantasy novel Perdido Street Station, the scientist Isaac Dan der Grimnebulin becomes obsessed with understanding the mechanics of flight. He puts the word out that he's looking for anything that flies: "I want birds, insects, bats... also eggs, also cocoons, also grubs, anything that is going to turn into a flying thing. … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: FOXLOWE, BY ELEANOR WASSERBERG (2016)

BOOK REVIEW: A TASTE OF HONEY, BY KAI ASHANTE WILSON (2016)

A man is taking a tame cheetah for a nightly walk when a foreign soldier calls out, "Hey beautiful!" So begins Kai Ashante Wilson's A Taste of Honey, a Tor.com novella that's just been nominated for a Hugo Award. Like three of Wilson's previous stories--Sorcerer of the Wildeeps, Super Bass, and Légendaire--A Taste of Honey is … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: A TASTE OF HONEY, BY KAI ASHANTE WILSON (2016)

BOOK REVIEW: HYSTOPIA BY DAVID MEANS (2016)

It's 1970. The Year of Hate. Kennedy is only a few months into his third presidential term. He's survived six assassination attempts. He tours around the country daring a seventh attacker to get it right this time. Meanwhile, the Vietnam War rages on, and shellshocked vets gather in Michigan, attracted by its mitten-like shape. The … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: HYSTOPIA BY DAVID MEANS (2016)