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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

Wolves

I totally agree with that old saying “never judge a book by its cover”, but more often than not it is the cover that piques your [...]

Pegasus and the new Olympians

I am miles and miles and miles away from being obsessive and compulsive, yet I do have a completion-ist streak in me. That is the only excus [...]

The Wilful Princess and the Piebald Prince

Illustrated by Jackie Morris. Some years ago1 I first discovered Robin Hobb and her wonderful wonderful awesome series of books The Farseer [...]

Jackalope Wives

I’m terrible at reading magazines I have discovered. I have a subscription to Apex and I don’t think I’ve read more than o [...]

The Ransom of Dond

Illustrated by Pam Smy Darra lives on the island of Inniscaul is a small island off the coast of Eriu, or Ireland. And it is her fate to be [...]

The Android’s Dream

Part of my Sci-Fi 2014 Experience When a book opens with a death by farting, two deaths by farting actually, you know this isn’t your [...]

Moxyland

Set in a fictional, futuristic Cape Town in South Africa Moxyland is a book that I’m somewhat conflicted about. I read Beukes’ Z [...]

The treachery of beautiful things

Seven years ago Jenny and her brother were walking home one evening when the trees moved, and took her brother. Ever since she has had to de [...]

Nine Goblins

a novella. Sergeant Nessilka and a band of the Nineteenth, after heroically charging at an enemy wizard during battle, find themselves trans [...]
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