Anthologies are purpose-driven books. Some collect the best works of a given year; others take up a single idea and spin it out in myriad directions.
“The Warehouse reads as a treatise against the evils of big corporations and rampant capitalism.”
Stealing Worlds is not so much a story as a manifesto for a new, technology-based economic system.
Famous Men Who Never Lived uses a classic science fiction trope (alternate universes) to explore the urgent question of what it means to be a refugee.
“readers on both sides of the gun ownership issue will heed the warning that giving in to petty tribalism and fear of those who are different will ultimately lead not to safety, but to dest
“Herein lies the question: Where does artificial intelligence end, and human be-ing (existence) begin?”
The Freeze-Frame Revolution is “hard” science fiction, a novel (or novella—the book is borderline in its length) devoted almost entirely to exploring a concept.
“page-flipping race to see who survives and who dies on the lunar surface . . .”
Destined to become a blockbuster movie.
“Nagata is rapidly assuming her place among the greats of military science fiction . . .”
All Systems Red is the story of a Murderbot who doesn't much get around to murdering, partly because TV is so good and partly because of social anxiety over bonding with humans.
Joe M. McDermott's The Fortress at the End of Time is inventive, thought-provoking, insightful, ambitious, and tedious.
“Faller is exciting, refreshing, original as it can be, and action packed . . . It cannot be recommended enough.”
Fuzzy Nation is a “reboot:” a re-imagining of the 1962 novel Little Fuzzy by H. Beam Piper. As Mr.