Tags: Short Stories
The Best of Nancy Kress Review of The Best of Nancy Kress

The Best of Nancy Kress, comprised of 21 short stories, novelettes, and novellas, will be released by Subterranean Press next week. This collection, which will be available as both a signed limited edition hardcover and an ebook, also contains an introduction and afterwords after each story, all written by the author. The stories within this volume are the author’s own personal favorites, other than a couple of novellas that were too long to include, and most of them are science […]

Wonders of the Invisible World by Patricia A. McKillip Review of Wonders of the Invisible World by Patricia A. McKillip

Wonders of the Invisible World is a collection of previously published short stories by Patricia A. McKillip. McKillip is perhaps best known for her Riddle-Master trilogy or her World Fantasy Award winner, The Forgotten Beasts of Eld, but she has many well-known works. She has been a published writer for about 40 years, and she has released numerous novels and short stories since then. This recently released collection of her work contains an introduction by Charles de Lint, sixteen stories […]

Review of After the Apocalypse by Maureen F. McHugh

After the Apocalypse is a collection of short stories by Maureen F. McHugh. She is perhaps best known as the author of China Mountain Zhang, a nominee for both the Hugo and Nebula Awards as well as the winner of the James Tiptree Jr. Award, the Locus Award for First Novel, and the Lambda Award. After the Apocalypse contains nine short stories, only three of which were unpublished before this book. The complete list of stories is as follows: The […]

Review of The Oracle Lips

The Oracle Lipsby Storm Constantine398pp (Hardcover)My Rating: 8/10Amazon Rating: 4/5LibraryThing Rating: 4.5/5Goodreads Rating: 3.89/5 Short stories have never been a favorite of mine. I much prefer to read novels since they allow more time to get to know the characters and become immersed in the story. However, Storm Constantine is a favorite of mine and has been ever since I read her Wraeththu novels, which are my favorite books along with Sarah Monette’s The Doctrine of Labyrinth series. So I […]

Free Reads by Ann Aguirre

Recently, I read and enjoyed Ann Aguirre’s first novel in the Jax series, Grimspace (my review). There are several short stories available for free on Aguirre’s website that may be worth checking out. I haven’t actually read any of them so I’m not sure how they compare to Grimspace. Even though I’m not a big short story fan, I am looking forward to reading the forthcoming story Renegade, which takes place in the Jax universe and is told from the […]