Genre Archive : sff

(Genres are usual for categorising stuff but apart from that they mean very little to me, so you might not agree with what I have listed where)

Science Fiction & Fantasy
It really can be hard to separate the fantasy from the sci-fi, I mean to many Anne McCaffrey’s Pern series is fantasy cause it has dragons. But they are genetically altered aliens of the future, so that makes them sci-fi, right?
It’s easy to lump them all together

God’s War
God's War by Kameron Hurley

Bel Dame Apocrypha #1 Originally read August 2011 – Reread August 2014 Okay, this book seriously rewards a reread. I […]

Skin Hunger
Skin Hunger by Kathleen Duey

A resurrection of magic ; book 1 Sadima’s mother died in her birthing. The magician paid to help did no […]

Guardians of the Galaxy [based on comics]
Guardians of the Galaxy dir. James Gunn

Twenty six years after the death of his mother, and twenty six years after he was abducted by aliens, Peter […]

One Salt Sea
One Salt Sea by Seanan McGuire

An October Daye Novel ; 5. Generalised spoiler warning in effect for the first four books, because, well obviously. Toby […]

The Martian
The Martian by Andy Weir

Mark Watney is a botanist and engineer assigned to the Ares programme, one of the very few who gets to […]

Dawn of the Planet of the apes
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes dir. Matt Reeves

The sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes1 and if you’ll recall at the end of Rise the […]

The Grinnell Method

Published – Strange Horizons, Sept 2012. Available to read online here. In 1943 ornithologist Barbara Kenney comes to observe the […]

Tigerman
Tigerman by Nick Harkaway

Lester Ferris has seen a lot and done a lot in his life. A sergeant in the British Army he […]

The Copper Promise
The Copper Promise by Jen Williams

Gallo has grown bored of waiting for his companions, Wydrin aka The Copper Cat and Sebastian the ex Ynnsmouth knight, […]

Late Eclipses
Late Eclipses by Seanan McGuire

The fourth October Daye novel. If you haven’t read any of the previous books in this series then this review […]

Selkie Stories Are for Losers
Selkie (can't find creator of the image)

Read online at Strange Horizons Our unnamed narrator is a teenage girl, working in a restaurant after her mother left, […]

An artificial night
An artificial light - Seanan McGuire

An October Daye novel #3 Originally read for the Once Upon a Time VI challenge, 18th May 2012 reread for […]