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BSFA Award Shortlist

February 16, 2018

We’re not going to be posting much here while the site is still not behaving properly, but we do have to keep up with the news. Particularly at this time of the year when there is a lot of award news coming out. First up, the BSFA Awards. The winners will be announced at the […]


5 Comic SF Novels

February 7, 2018

I’ve been holding off posting in the hope that the glitches we’ve experienced recently might be cleared up. But no luck so far. So here’es something light to remind you that we’re still here … Comedy is hard. Science fiction comedy is harder still. Oh there’s a lot of it out there, but an inordinate […]


And another 8 books for February

February 1, 2018

So we soldier on with our stripped down version of the blog, and conclude our round-up of the new books due in February. The Bastard Legion by Gavin Smith Gavin Smith has made a name for himself with hard-hitting, often brutal military sf, and as the title of this new novel shows, this is right […]


8 more books for February

January 31, 2018

It is frustrating, working with this stripped down format. Nevertheless, onward! Because here are more of the interesting-looking books due in February. Into the Fire by Elizabeth Moon Elizabeth Moon’s latest military sf adventure featuring Admiral Kylara Vatta begins with a ragtag group of crash survivors seeking refuge on a remote arctic island. But the […]