Review of The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo

The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo. ★★★★ The Language of Thorns is a collection of six, gorgeously illustrated short stories. While all these stories are set in the same world as Leigh Bardugo’s novels, you absolutely don’t have to have read them to enjoy this collection. In fact, The Language of Thorns might be a good place to start…

Review of Where the Stars Rise: Asian Science Fiction and Fantasy

Where the Stars Rise: Asian Science Fiction and Fantasy edited by Lucas K. Law and Derwin Mak. ★★★ Where the Stars Rise is a short story anthology that didn’t quite meet my high expectations. Where the Stars Rise collects twenty-three short stories from authors living in Asia or who are part of the Asian diaspora. I was already familiar…

15 Free Sci-Fi Short Stories

As part of Sci-Fi Month, I decided to share some of my favorite science fiction short stories. These all come from my periodic round ups of free SFF short stories available for free online, so they’re all easy to access and read. The stories are organized alphabetically by author, not how much I like them….

November 2017 SFF Short Fiction Part I

Hello everyone! While it is Sci-Fi Month, some of my short fiction reading for today ended up being fantasy. That being said, I have several excellent science fiction stories to share as well.

Throwback Thursday: Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang

Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang. Alternatively titled, Arrival. ★★★★★ Stories of Your Life and Others is a truly amazing collection of science fiction short stories. Between them, the stories have a huge array of award nominations, and I can completely see why. Really, the quality of this collection is remarkable. The most famous story in…

September Short Fiction Reading Part II

Thankfully, I’ve been finding a bit more time for short fiction than I speculated in my last post. Podcasts are a wonderful thing! Especially since I can listen to them while I do work for my art class.

September 2017 Short Fiction Reading Part I

I’ve found myself with a lot less time for short fiction now that the school year’s resumed. Most of these I actually read in August, when I had more time. Hopefully I’ll find space for short stories as the semester continues.