Locked in the back room of a research institute where little work is ever done, Cabinet 13 holds secret files documenting cases of spontaneous evolution. When a bored office assistant picks the lock, his understanding of the world changes – but how will forbidden knowledge transform him?
It’s SciFiMonth next month! Time to stack our TBRs, prep our star charts, lay in an epic quantity of tea (*other drinks are available) and hope someone aboard knows how to handle tribbles. If you’re looking for ideas on how to join in the shenanigans, the SciFiMonth Challenge is here to help.
If love does not pin you down, if love is not heavy enough to keep you in place, what on earth could be? If love is not enough then guilt cannot be enough, duty cannot be enough. But what do they weigh?
With the good ship SciFiMonth confirmed for launch in November, we’re hunting out our interdimensional charts and multiple-timeline chronographs, and obsessing about which books and shows (and tea) to load. But first things first: SciFiMonth banners and buttons!
2020 was challenging in many ways, but one thing it had in spades was a glut of really damn good SFF releases. The brave panellists for the 2021 Subjective Chaos Kind of Awards have been screaming through the summer as we winnowed down our epic shortlists to find our finalists. Drumroll, please…
Autumn feels a long way away, but as the days shorten and the mercury drops, it’s time to start thinking ahead… to SciFiMonth. Sign up is now open – come geek out with the finest crew of genre lovers as we celebrate the joys and horrors of but what if? through the dark days of November.
Well hello midsummer, good to see you! The end of June means it’s time to look back at this year’s reading and see how 2021 is shaping up – and this year’s check in will be harder than ever, because it’s been quite a year of books already. Let’s take a look…
The Near Earth Orbital Guard handle search and rescue in space, a vital if underfunded mission delivered by small, tight crews determined to save lives. When rookie lieutenant Max Carmichael is unexpectedly assigned to the best Neo-G crew in the service, she has a lot to prove – to her new team, to her estranged family, but mostly to herself.
Bookshops are open again, so it’s time to make some room for May’s new releases! There’s another busy month of debuts, sequels, big names and bold ideas heading our way. If There’s Always Room For One More, these are the books I am considering for my shelf…
It’s a new chapter for Murderbot! Now a resident of Preservation Station, the snarky SecUnit is half-heartedly looking for contracts and enthusiastically pointing out the inadequacies of Station Security. When a dead body is found, it’s time to show them how this is really done. Just like in the shows, yeah?
Pursued off Milu by GrayCris and their agents, Murderbot realises that its actions may have put Dr Mensah in jeopardy – and it can’t just leave its humans in peril, can it? It’s time to put a stop to the nefarious corporation once and for all, however big the risks.
Kim Bo-Young is a respected SF author in her native South Korea. I’m Waiting For You marks the first time her work has appeared in English, collecting two pairs of connected short stories exploring love, sacrifice and identity.
99.5% of humanity were wiped out in 3 short years after They arrived. 50 years later, a team of researchers sift through the ruins of a siege city to better understand the catastrophe. When Emerson finds a survivor’s journal, it feels like the jackpot. But can Eva’s account be taken at face value?
What do you do with a holiday weekend and various stages of lockdown? Read all the things! The SciFiMonth crew have been celebrating with a low-key weekend catching up on our SFnal TBRs. Time for a quick round-up of my reads and of posts from my crewmates before we call it a day…