Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin

– J.W. Fox – In what is the first book review in over a year, I decided to go with the most critically-acclaimed speculative fiction series at the moment, the first novel in the Broken Earth Series, The Fifth Season. It is called a science fantasy novel but I don’t really know why a subgenre […]

Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang

– By J. W. Fox – The movie Arrival introduced the unique work of Ted Chiang to a broader audience. Chiang, who has published a little over a dozen short stories and novelettes, is a unique writer adored among the literary elites. Seven of his fifteen works were nominated for major literary awards (Hugo, Nebula, […]

Sad Puppies Reveal Worst Kept Secret in Science Fiction

– By Paulie Spiceflow – When awards are handed out, there are always people who complain the process is unfair or biased. Course, there is always a bias when a small group is claiming to be the ultimate authority on artistic quality. A growing number have noticed something odd going on with the Hugo Awards. […]