A heartfelt story of resilience and first love that is hard to put down; a quick and entertaining read for those who relish contemporary family sagas with strong female characters as well as readers who like their stories tinged with romance
The Locus Science Fiction Foundation announced the winners of the 2016 Locus Awards on Saturday, June 25, during the Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle. Nominated for Hugo and Nebula Awards, Ann Leckie’s conclusion to her “Imperial Radch” trilogy, Ancillary Mercy, was named Best Science Fiction Novel. Naomi Novik’s fairy-tale fantasy, Uprooted, which last month garnered […]
Allan’s Debut of the Month, Cogman, Kroese, Hugo Awards, Series Lineup, & More | SF/Fantasy Reviews, June 15, 2016
THE SF/FANTASY GENRES (and to a lesser extent horror) have a long history of not always taking themselves too seriously. From satires of the classics to the tension-releasing banter of urban fantasy protagonists battling monsters, there is a wide vein of out-of-this-world humor running through speculative fiction that offers a welcome relief from the sometimes weighty themes and stories.