Category Archives: Short stories

Short Story Saturday: Forbid the Sea by Seanan McGuire

Forbid the Sea is set years before Tybalt had ever met October – long before she was even born. Here the King of Cats is young, lonely, and still so very driven. This is a version of Tybalt we don’t see too often, especially as he is clearly still working out what it means to be king. Continue reading

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Short Story Saturday: No Sooner Met by Seanan McGuire

No Sooner Met is set after the events of Ashes of Honor, and trust me – you’ll want to read this one in order. Or if you’re like me, much later. My point is, don’t read it before book six! There will be spoilers. Consider yourself warned. Continue reading

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Short Story Saturday: Rat-Catcher by Seanan McGuire

Tybalt. Written by Seanan McGuire, this short story takes place before the main events of October Daye and thus before the first novel even occurs. Continue reading

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Review: The Future of Work: Compulsory by Martha Wells

The Future of Work: Compulsory was originally published in Wired.com magazine and tells readers of a time before Murderbot was free. Well, no, that’s not right. By this point, Murderbot had already hacked their governor module. They were just continuing to do the job they were programmed for. Continue reading

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Review: Vesely Academy by Silvana G. Sanchez

Vesely Academy is the first novel in the Academy of Extraordinary Creatures: A Paranormal Academy Mini-Series, which is quite a mouthful, isn’t it? This is a prequel for the other series to follow, and it worth checking out for the fantasy and urban fantasy fans in the audience. Continue reading

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Review: A Universe of Wishes: A We Need Diverse Books Anthology

A Universe of Wishes is another amazing anthology that I cannot recommend enough to science fiction and fantasy fans out there. It contains fifteen short stories, all with the single minded focus of celebrated own-voices, diversity, and representation. Continue reading

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Review: Home: Habitat, Range, Niche, Territory by Martha Wells

Home is the first story story set in the world of Murderbot Diaries that isn’t from Murderbot’s perspective. Instead, it is from the perspective of Dr. Mensah – one of Murderbot’s primary/favorite humans. Continue reading

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Review: Of Wars, and Memories, and Starlight by Aliette de Bodard

Of Wars, and Memories, and Starlight is a short story collection written by Aliette de Bodard. She’s an up and comer in the science fiction and fantasy world, and she deserves all of the attention she can get. Continue reading

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Review: The Mysterious Study of Doctor Sex by Tamsyn Muir

The Mysterious Study of Doctor Sex is a short story by Tamsyn Muir that fits into the world of The Locked Tomb (the series that created Gideon the Ninth). You can read it for free through Tor.com, and if you’re a fan of the series, it is absolutely worth it. Continue reading

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Review: In Sea-Salt Tears by Seanan McGuire

In Sea-Salt Tears is one of Seanan McGuire’s short stories, and it fits into place among her October Daye series. You can find this short on Seanan McGuire’s blog, and download it for free. Hope you enjoy it! Continue reading

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