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

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 […]

The Mirror Empire
The Mirror Empire by Kameron Hurley

Book 1 in The Worldbreaker Saga Arc received from NetGalley Before I even mention the plot of the book I […]

X-Men: days of future past
X-men: days of future past dir. Bryan Singer

Mutants throughout the world are being hunted down and murdered by the Sentinels. And not only mutants, but anyone with […]

Godzilla
Godzilla dir. Gareth Edwards

Is there a point to me doing a quick recap of a Godzilla movie plot? I mean, you all know […]

Shadows
Shadows by Robin McKinley

Read a sample Shadows is set in an alternate world, one where the Newworld has eradicated all magic, and the […]

Rosemary and Rue
Rosemary and rue - Seanan McGuire

An October Daye novel #1 Reread in May 2014, also for this year’s Once Upon a Time Challenge. And it […]

Triptych
Triptych by J. M. Frey

When the aliens came it was nothing like the way science fiction and popular culture had predicted it. There was […]

The Owl Service
The Owl Service by Alan Garner

Alison and Roger have come to Wales on a holiday with their parent and respective step-parent. Roger’s father and Alison’s […]

Fates : I bring the fire part 4
Fates by C Gockel

I’m going to say very little about the plot of this book. It is, after all, book four in a […]

Monsters : I bring the fire part 2
Monsters by c. Gockel

I bring the fire Part 21 This book follows on straight from book one, so if you haven’t read that […]

I bring the fire part 1 : Wolves
I bring the fire : Wolves by C. Gockel

Amy Lewis is travelling home with her little mongrel dog, Fenrir, when she narrowly misses a deer, and flips her […]