"An impressive feat of creativity, part storytelling, part invented anthropology, layered together to give a deeper sense of reality."
“for all its dramatically dystopian setup and sensuous descriptions, this novel falls surprisingly flat.”
Fact: Global warming will cause rising temperatures and sea levels, stronger storms, desertification, water shortages, heat waves, flooding and more, creating innumerable “climate refugees.” Since
“an entirely human and hopeful book.”
“A novel that is disturbing as well as heartwrenching with its look at the possible fate of mankind.”
Pounce is an orange-and-black-striped tiger robot, “designed, to put it bluntly, to be huggable.” He was sold to the Reinhart family as a nanny for their eight-year-old boy, Ezra.
Immunity Index takes place in a future that is uncannily similar to 2020. A pandemic spreads across the world, killing thousands and breeding political dissention.
“the core nature of maleness and femaleness—the universality of humanness—shines through and reinvents itself to adapt to change in reality.”
“packed with crucial climate-change information framed in fairly comprehensible terms. . . .
“A Beginning at the End is a heartfelt family drama . . .”
“The future does not look good, but Shane Hinton’s Radio Dark lachrymose fiction does provide some hope for survival in the face of apparent annihilation.”
“an intriguing and engrossing debut novel that will leave readers thinking about their own ability to survive, their own capacity for love, and their willingness to face catastrophe with hope.”
“an epic tour-de-force . . .”
“Emily Eternal is a fast-paced, well-written science fiction thriller . . .”
Andromeda Romano-Lax surprises and delights readers in her new novel, Plum Rains. The book follows the lives of a trio of unusual characters: Angelica, a Filipina nurse, living in Japan on
Michael Tolkin is a great writer, and his grasp of satire is excellent. He is known for The Player and his scathing send ups of Hollywood culture.
Tor is really knocking it out of the park with these short novels and novellas they've been publishing recently. The Ghoul King is another good one.
Alexandra Oliva has set the bar high in her debut novel The Last One.
“. . . enough horror to transform the most steadfast insect-lover into an arachnophobe.”