Another year, another bumper crop of new genre titles. Some of these will come as no surprise to those of you who read my previous posts 7 New Speculative Fiction Books I’m Looking Forward to Reading in 2016 and 5 More Sci Fi, Fantasy and Horror Books I’m Looking Forward to Reading in 2016. Read on to find out which ones made the list.
This is going to be a tough review to write. That’s not to say that Will McIntosh’s latest novel failed to live up to my expectations — in fact, it was easily one of the most enjoyable reading experiences I’ve had all year — but that so much of the book’s genius relies on knowing as little as possible going into it. Continue reading
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Space opera has never been one of my preferred sci fi subgenres — my tastes lean more towards dystopian and social science fiction– however I adored Becky Chambers’ The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet, so I was excited when I heard she was writing another book set in that world. Continue reading
On Tuesday June 21, after five innovative seasons, Person of Interest’s number came up, bringing one of television’s most underrated sci fi series to a bittersweet end.
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When I picked up Ezekiel Boone’s The Hatching, I was feeling burnt out from one too many depressing tales about the end of humankind, but I was so intrigued by the book’s monster movie premise that I decided to check it out anyway.
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Back in December, I posted a list of my most anticipated speculative fiction releases for 2016. From critically-lauded debut novels, to sequels to past bestsellers, here are a few more sci fi, fantasy, and horror titles expected to hit shelves in the second half of this year that look promising.
Back in December, I wrote this post about the forthcoming X-Files revival. Having now seen all six episodes of season 10, I wish I could say it lived up to my expectations, but like Mulder, I still want to believe, I’m just not sure it’s worth it anymore.